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High Spirits: Los Angeles-based Jeremy Kasler distills the logic behind treating fine whiskeys as prime assets
October 29, 2022
Australian-born and Los Angeles-based Jeremy Kasler credits his success in tangible asset diversification to painting a broad canvas for his enterprises over the past two decades in specialty finance, alternative asset investment…
Macallan Whisky Cask Forgotten For 33 Years Sells For Record $1.3 Million At Auction
April 26, 2022
A rare cask of Macallan whisky that was left in the Scottish distillery’s warehouse for more than three decades after its owner forgot to pick it up was snapped up by a U.S. buyer…
CaskX Is Opening The Door To Investing In The Booming Bourbon Market One Barrel At A Time
March 30, 2022
The bourbon industry, much like the entire spirits market, is amid an unprecedented expansion, one that seems to only be gathering speed as consumers seek out premium products. According to the Distilled…
Forget NFTs: CaskX Is Throwing Its Money Behind Actual Barrels of American Whiskey
February 22, 2022
That’s Jeremy Kasler, CEO/founder of CaskX, throwing a bit of good-natured shade at current market trends while his company offers a much more interesting (and real-life) product: whiskey. Specifically, CaskX…
Interview: Investing in Bourbon Barrels with CaskX CEO Jeremy Kasler
February 4, 2022
While art and whiskey might seem to be worlds apart, from an investment perspective there are many parallels between the two asset classes. In a very basic sense, both art and whiskey casks offer investors…
Interview: Chatting Bourbon Investment With CaskX CEO Jeremy Kasler
February 4, 2022
CaskX is turning its sights to bourbon as the next big investment subject. Like stocks and bonds before, those collecting valuable spirits are turning to whiskey, and specifically bourbon, for investment.
THIS BOURBON BIBLE TAKES YOU INSIDE THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICA’S SIGNATURE SPIRIT
February 4, 2022
According to industry authority the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), since 2015, the luxury American whiskey category has grown at an astonishing annual rate of 41 percent.
Why CaskX Thinks Bourbon Is The Next Big Investment
October 27, 2021
CaskX, an investment company based in Los Angeles, offers opportunities to invest in shares of bourbon from leading distilleries across the United States.
Why an investment company is buying up unaged barrels of Kentucky bourbon
September 3, 2021
An investment company is buying up Kentucky bourbon before it even reaches the barrel, amid a bourbon boom.
How One Investment Company Is Banking on Bourbon
July 14, 2021
Aficionados of the whiskey world have long appreciated the value—and flavor—of bourbon. However, in recent years, investment companies, such as CaskX, have also acquired a penchant for “America’s Native Spirit.”
It’s a new way to sell bourbon — and it could be a lifeline for young distilleries
July 1, 2021
The bourbon industry is one of Kentucky’s oldest, dating back to at least the early 1800s. But now, 200 or so years later, an investments company has found a new way to sell it — and it could become a lifeline to some of the younger distilleries in the industry.
Bourbon barrel investment company bringing unique opportunities to Kentucky
June 22, 2021
An international investment firm is busting into bourbon territory by offering unique opportunities for individuals to bank on Kentucky’s spirit.
Why Investing in Whisky Is Pandemic-Proof
January 27, 2021
Recent reports have shown that over the last decade, the value of rare whisky has been increasing at a significantly high rate, even surpassing that of fine art and classic cars.
Investors Hoard Gold, Bitcoin and Whisky to Soothe Inflation Fear
August 26, 2020
As the United States Treasury has ramped up purchasing treasuries to bolster the economy, investors are turning to tangible assets to protect their portfolios from the likely inflation that will ensue worldwide.
Foreign investment pushing whisky sales up nearly 1,000 percent
July 31, 2020
High-end whisky is increasingly being snapped up by wealthy buyers from China, Taiwan and Malaysia and bottles that most people in the UK would buy as an investment or a collector’s item are disappearing.
The World’s Most Expensive Bourbon Just Raised Over $200,000 For Charity
July 19, 2020
In June at a charity auction in London, Michter’s sold their first ever private barrel selection—a 10 Year Kentucky Straight—for nearly $210,000. This was the highest price ever paid at an auction for a single barrel of Bourbon anywhere in the world, far exceeding previous records.
Rare whisky is shaping as the perfect hedge in an economic downturn
June 2, 2020
Wealth management reports have been touting the investment potential of alternative asset classes, and the hero category has been whisky.
A look into alternative investments
May 17, 2020
Scotch Whisky has historically delivered average returns of 12% per annum over the last decade.
Whiskey cask investments and the opportunities they hold
March 27, 2020
Whiskey cask investments are proving popular with investors looking to diversify their portfolio through to those investing long term for their retirement
Rare whisky value grows faster than cars, art and wine
March 13, 2020
The Wealth Report’s luxury investment index found that the value of rare whisky has increased by more than five times during the past 10 years – faster than cars, art and wine.
Forget Expensive Bottles, Deep-Pocketed Whisky Collectors Are Investing in Entire Casks
February 7, 2020
Whisky was identified as a top performing luxury investment in 2019 and recent increases in rare bottle prices have completely outstripped other more established alternative investments, such as wine, art and gold.