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Whisky Advocate: A Yamazaki 50-Year-Old Smashes World Auction Record For Whiskies

October 20, 2016

A single bottle of Yamazaki 50-year-old set the new world record for the most expensive standard-sized bottle of whisky sold at auction. The record-breaking hammer price of $109,585/£84,520/HK$850,000 was set at Poly Auction, Hong Kong this month during their Prestige Collections sale (with buyer’s premiums added: HK$1,003,000). Yamazaki is part of Beam Suntory’s Japanese whisky portfolio. Whisky Advocate has the full story.

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