In June, we sampled three whiskies that Om had purchased at a whisky auction webpage that he regularly accessed..

The three whiskies were:

Oban Bay Reserve (Game of Thrones) The Night’s Watch

  • Highland - 43% ABV – NAS
  • Auction price - £47.60 (retail price £67.75)

Macallan 10yo Fine Oak

  • Part of the Fine Oak range and is matured for a minimum of ten years in three exceptional oak cask types
  • Speyside - ABV 40%
  • Auction price - £61.60  (retail price £120)


Laphroiag Lore

  • 2016 addition to the distillery's range. Made up of whiskies aged in a combination of quarter casks, sherry casks and reused peated casks - said to contain some of their "most precious stock
  • Islay – 48% ABV
  • Auction price £39.20  (retail price £67.95)