A beginner’s guide to Scotch whisky

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 25th January 2014:

Scotch is undoubtedly some of the best whisky in the world. A bottle of Macallan “M” was recently sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong for a staggering $628,205, making it the world’s most expensive single malt sold at auction.

What made this particular whisky so in demand was the fact that it was a blend of whiskies from seven different casks, out of a possible 200,000 at Macallan, that’s aged between 25 to 75 years old. Added to the rarity of the whisky was the six litre crystal decanter made by luxury glass designer Lalique which held the spirit.

That was a whisk for the record books but thankfully, most whiskies are not quite so expensive.

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