About Whisky Foundation
Founded in 2016, independently bottled whisky specialist Whisky Foundation offers a large selection of independently bottled Scottish whisky, including exclusive expressions from the top distilleries, such as Laphroaig, Macallan, Port Charlotte and Caol Ila, with the aim to expand their offering to independently bottled world whiskies. Among the independent bottlers stocked are Gordon & MacPhail, Signatory Vintage, Kingsbury, Rest & Be Thankful, Sar Obair and The Maltman.
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Independently bottled Scottish whisky specialists, Whisky Foundation today launched their innovative stock market for whisky, and revealed the first bottle on sale as a Springbank 24 year old single malt, matured in a sherry cask and bottled by The Maltman in 2017 at 47.1% ABV. Only 244 bottles are available, making these rare and collectible items, and are available for shipping worldwide.
Offering a large selection of independently bottled whiskies and exclusive expressions from the top distilleries, e-commerce venture Whisky Foundation encourages whisky fans to veer from the mainstream in search of a distinctive dram.
A new independent bottler’s approach to selling rare whiskies based on their demand means that there are great deals and drams to be had.
Thanksgiving night, 10 p.m., Edinburgh, Scotland. I'm sitting in front of my laptop, fingers at the ready. The countdown on the Whisky Foundation website, displayed on the screen in front of me, ticks towards zero. Normally, these guys just sell bottles of rare and expensive whisky online. This time is different.
The Spirits Business
Independent bottler Whisky Foundation Reserve has released a rare Springbank 24 year old single malt whisky, the price of which will rise based on market demand.
The truth is that the whisky industry has had its ‘Fringe’ for a very long time, in the form of independent bottlers, the real pioneers of this new movement in the whisky industry. After a distillery distills the whisky, independent bottlers head on in and buy up a few casks of the newly created spirit. After this, they sit and brainstorm, and try to think of the best ways to mature and handle the whisky, to bring it to its fullest potential.
Whisky Dad Blog
If you consider yourself a whisky enthusiast, you shouldn’t ignore independently bottled whisky. Independently bottled whisky present an opportunity to try unique expressions sourced from your favourite distilleries. A lot of thought goes into the cask selection process yet even with years of experience the results can be anything but predictable. This dramatic and often unpredictable effect that ageing whisky in wood has, is one of the things I love about whisky. It is comforting to know that no matter where the whisky was distilled, I can always be surprised.