Our Blogs

How Does American Whiskey Compare to Scotch and Irish?

London Cask Co primarily focuses on Scotch whisky and Irish whiskey, but there are numerous types of the spirit originating from all over the world. While North Americans do love the former, they also have several blends of their own…

Irish Whiskey Market Looks Promising Into 2023

World markets have teetered through difficult conditions over the last few years and the Irish whiskey industry has been affected just as much as any other.

Fight Climate Change with Buy a Cask, Plant a Tree

Now, you can invest in your own financial future as well as the future of our planet, with London Cask Company’s “buy a cask, plant a tree” initiative.

Whiskey Around The World

There are multiple types of whiskey, ranging from all over the world. Although they share a name and a similar distilling process, the flavours and results are vastly diverse. In this blog, we delve into some of the different types of whiskey.

How Is Whiskey Made?

Irish whiskey is famed for its smooth taste and beautiful colour. It is aged for several years to acquire value – but how is it made in the first place?

Whiskey v. Whisky: What’s the Difference?

There is a lot of terminology in the whiskey world – single pot, blended, the angel’s share – but a constant point of confusion remains: is it whiskey or whisky?

The Rich History of Irish Whiskey

Irish whiskey is one of the oldest distilled drinks in the world. But how was it created? In this blog, we dive into a brief history lesson on the origins of this delicious drink.

Rare Whisky Cask Sells at Auction for $2.33M

The whiskey world has been buzzing with news of a colossal sale in the last few weeks. In October, a new record was set for the most expensive whisky cask ever sold, taken by a barrel of Macallan 1991 Scotch that went for a massive $2.33 million.

How Does Whiskey Get Its Flavour?

When contemplating the flavour of whiskey, some might assume that it is the ingredients that do most of the work. Although rye, barley, and corn whiskey may taste slightly different from one another the flavour actually derives from the cask that it is matured in.

Why Is Being A Wasting Asset A Good Thing?

The term wasting and asset don’t seem like they should appear in the same sentence as a good thing. We typically want our assets to appreciate in value – wasting makes it seem like we might potentially be losing out.

How Does Irish Whiskey Investing Work?

“The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.” ― James Joyce