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Own your own cask of Glenglassaugh

July 22nd, 2009

We received this note from Stuart Nickerson of Glenglassaugh distillery yesterday. Since Stuart recently was a guest blogger here on WDJK,  I thought I would pass along part of it to you. An Octave isn’t a lot of whisky, and it should mature more quickly than a typical bourbon barrel or sherry butt.

Small Cask Purchase Opportunity
We have recently started filling Octave casks with our new spirit and are selling these for private consumption to either private individuals or groups of friends. The Octaves contain around 50 litres of Spirit and are anticipated to mature quickly with bottling anticipated after around 5 to 7 years. The price per cask is affordable for an individual or as a purchase by a whisky club with the opportunity to personalise the cask by having your own inscription on one end of it and also be personalising the bottles at a future date.

To find out more about this opportunity then the best starting point is to read my original blog on the subject and the comments at the end of the blog, it is also worth reading the two question and answer blogs and 

If you have any questions, just email me direct ( and I will do my best to answer them.

Kind Regards

Stuart Nickerson
Managing Director
Glenglassaugh Distillery Company Limited

4 Responses to “Own your own cask of Glenglassaugh”

  1. Rick Duff says:

    The price is pretty good. I would love to go in with a few people on one. It sure would cut the cost down.. and the # of bottles.

  2. John Hansell says:

    Rick, it does seem like a good opportunity, give that it’s a small cask.

  3. I have just been to Glenglassaugh warehouses and have seen those casks in their dunneage. The new spirit is really good and much promising, in the careful hands of Graham Eunson (Scapa, Glendronach, Glenmorangie) and Stuart Nickerson.

    Very interesting to see such small casks as they will mature quite fast in a really good environnement and what a great opportunity to see your name on a cask’s head 😉

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