This 1938 Mortlach cask produced the Gordon & MacPhail 70-year-old Mortlach released in 2010. Photo ©2010 by Mark Gillespie.With oil prices in the doldrums, stocks sagging, and other forms of investments losing value, a number of investors are turning to rare whiskies as a viable investment option. Rare Whisky 101 tracks UK whisky auctions, and the value of whiskies sold during 2015 gained 25% over 2014’s auction results, and we’ll discuss both the trend and the outlook with Andy Simpson of Rare Whisky 101 on WhiskyCast In-Depth. In the news, we have details on new whiskies from Tennessee, Scotland, and around the world, along with a new role for one of the whisky industry’s leading ambassadors.

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