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Whisky Cask Club
2024 Fact Sheet

Rare whisky has seen the strongest 10-year appreciation out of all luxury collectibles in the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index - appreciating by 322%!

Significant increase in global whisky demand
  • Scottish Whisky is industry like no other - there are currently over 150 operating Scotch Whisky distilleries across Scotland as of February 2024. 

  • Whisky market worldwide is projected to reach a staggering £54bn in 2024.

  • This market segment is anticipated to experience an annual growth rate of 6%.

  • Sales of whisky expected to hit £85 billion by 2031.

In May 2022, a collector from Asia paid an eye-watering £16 million for a ‘one of a kind’ 1975 cask of Ardbeg single malt Scottish Whisky
Fully-insured, asset-backed, hassle-free investment
  • Real, physical product as security with proper risk diversification with existing invested capital.

  • Various casks available - starting from £5,000. 

  • Brands include Tomintoul, Ardbeg, Caol Ila, Tamnavulin, Laphroaig, Glenrothes, Highland Park

  • Fully insured for fire, theft and damage by household insurers such as Lloyds of London.

  • Scottish whisky enjoys an unrivalled reputation for quality, authenticity and provenance. ​

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Why do distilleries need investors?

  • Distilleries produce ‘new make spirit’ - must be transferred into casks for maturation. 

  • The whisky-making process itself is capital and labour intensive. 

  • To cover these costs and raise capital, distilleries sell some casks to individuals or funds. 

  • Market now open to more investors through brokers such Whisky Cask Club.


Know Your Exits 

  • Sell to a bottler - 80% of brands do not own a distillery, primary route to exit.

  • Sell to a blender - sell as part of a bulk trade with a commercial blender. 

  • Sell at auction - a great way to achieve the best sale price. Bidding wars are not uncommon.

  • Sell to private investors or collectors - we can advertise your cask to our client base. 

  • Private label bottling/consumption - you may bottle your own whisky. 

Who is the Whisky Cask Club?

With a combined 50 years of experience in the Scottish whisky industry, we are headquartered in Singapore and with offices in London, Melbourne, Delhi, and Bangkok.

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