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Rare Daftmill Distillery single malt auction raises thousands for independent whisky bars

Posted On: 21 May 2020   |   Posted By: Scotsman

Almost £35,000 has been raised to support seven of Scotland's independent whisky bars following an exclusive auction of rare Daftmill Single Malt by online whisky auction specialists, Whisky Auctioneer.
Held on World Whisky Day , the auction, which included seven bottles of the highly collectable Daftmill 2008 Single Bourbon Cask 68 reached a grand total hammer price of £35,300.
252 bids were placed from countries including Japan, the USA, the Netherlands, Germany and the UK as whisky lovers took part to be in with the chance of snapping up a bottle of this rare whisky, in what was the first time it was available for purchase.
Whisky bars donation
The seven whisky bars in the Independent Whisky Bars of Scotland will benefit from a donation of £4,941.53 each to support them during the current COVID-19 crisis.
Bars include The Ardshiel in Campbeltown, Artisan in Wishaw, the Bon Accord in Glasgow, Dornoch Castle Hotel in Dornoch, Fiddlers Inn in Drumnadrochit, The Highlander Inn in Craigellachie and The...

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