Auctioneer are to host a very unique
whisky auction of over 100 unique and
rare whiskies donated by 30
different Scotch whisky distilleries in
aid of the Scottish Beatson Cancer
Between Friday, 13th September and 7pm (BST) on Monday, 23rd September 2019
'Whisky Auctioneer' the online Perth based specialist whisky auction website
will join forces with the Scotch Whisky Industry to host a very special charity
auction in aid of leading Scottish charity Beatson Cancer Charity.
The unique Scotch Whisky Industry Charity Auction for Beatson Cancer Charity
will feature over 100 rare and prestigious whiskies from Scotlandís finest
distilleries with an estimated auction hammer price value of over £110,000.
Interest in the auction is expected to be high due to the rarity of the bottles
The donated whiskies which are up for auction come from over 30 different
distilleries, each one highly collectible and rare and including several unique
bottles specially produced for the auction.
A few highlights from the auction are two breathtaking and extremely unique
whiskies which have been specially bottled for the auction - a Bunnahabhain 50
Year Old Sherry Cask, bottle 1 of 1 and a stunning Rosebank 1989 Single Cask 29
Year Old #2477, bottle 1 of 1 and the first to be released by the new owners.
There is also an incredible array of vintage whiskies up for grabs, including
the extraordinary Macallan 1949 Millennium 50 Year Old.
One of the rarest and most collectible whiskies in the world, the Bowmore 1980
Queen's Cask 21 Year Old. This bottle has only appeared a handful of times
previously, exclusively through charity auctions. Three bottles are donated to
charity by the Queen's Clerk of Royal Cellars each year.
Several bottles are accompanied by unique experiences, further demonstrating the
Scotch Whisky Industry's commitment to creating an unrivalled auction in support
of Beatson Cancer Charity.
Gordon & MacPhail are giving the buyers of the Glen Grant 1948 Gordon & MacPhail
70 Year Old or Macallan 1938 Gordon & MacPhail 65 Year Old Speymalt an exclusive
tasting of rare whiskies for 4 people, conducted by Stephen Rankin, Director of
Accompanying a limited edition Old Pulteney 35 Year Old is a private distillery
tour and tutored tasting with the manager of Old Pulteney.
Alongside a set of three Bruichladdich and a set of four Octomore, will be the
incredible opportunity to work for the day at Bruichladdich Distillery as well
as overnight accommodation for two people.
Inspiration for this incredible one off auction came from the former Edrington
Chief Executive Ian Curle, who benefitted first-hand from the skill and
dedication of the clinicians at The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, an
internationally renowned institution.
Commenting on the auction, Ian Curle, said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for
the Scotch Whisky Industry to come together and raise a lot of money for a
world-leading cancer centre. The whiskies donated demonstrate the true spirit of
one of Scotlandís best-known industries."
Iain McClune, Whisky Auctioneer Founder which is waiving its seller fee and
donating its buyer commission to the charity. said: "We are excited by the
prospect of working in partnership with the Scotch Whisky industry to not only
provide support and a platform to raise money for such an important cause, but
also to raise awareness of Beatson Cancer Charityís incredible work."
Martin Cawley, Beatson Cancer Charity CEO, said: "Without the wonderful
generosity of our supporters, Beatson Cancer Charity could not continue to
support the thousands of patients and families facing cancer every year. The
money raised from this auction will allow us to invest in a better future for
cancer patients and their families."
Karen Betts, Chief Executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, added: "The
Scotch Whisky industry is very proud to be supporting the Beatson Cancer Charity
auction and to help raise awareness about the incredible work they do in support
of cancer patients across Scotland and their families. I wish the auction, with
its range of amazing whiskies, every success for The Beatson."
For more information on the auction or to register to participate please visit