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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.