• Nikkei Asia

    An auction on Aug. 18 in Hong Kong, run by U.K. auction house Spink and whisky broker Cask 88, which is also curated by Lam, featured Hanyu Ichiro's Malt by Venture Whisky, a Saitama Prefecture-based producer established in 2004. A rare pair of bottles with designs featuring the joker found in packs of playing cards was sold for 500,000 Hong Kong dollars. Another bottle with a queen of hearts on the label fetched 350,000 Hong Kong dollars. Another in-person and online auction is scheduled for November in Hong Kong.

  • Scottish Field

    Back to the mainland, and Nc’nean distillery near Drimnin took over the world’s smallest whisky bar on Wednesday. The tiny bar, in a former police telephone box in Edinburgh, has been operated by whisky bottler Cask 88 during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Nc’Nean took over the site for the day to serve tastes of its organic single malt. “As a small, independent brand ourselves, it feels like it’s just meant to be,” said founder Annabel Thomas.

  • The Scotsman

    The tiny pop-up bar in Edinburgh has a floor space of just 1.978 square metres making it the world's smallest - with just three whiskies to choose from. Independent bottler Cask 88 transformed one of Edinburgh's 142 classical police boxes into the custom-built bar on Princes Street.

  • Wales Online

    The World’s Smallest Whisky Bar has opened inside a classic old police box – with just enough room for two punters. The tiny pop-up bar in Edinburgh has a floor space of just 1.978sqm, making it the world’s smallest – with just three whiskies to choose from.

  • Belfast Live

    The World’s Smallest Whisky Bar has opened inside a classic old police box – with just enough room for two punters. The tiny pop-up bar in Edinburgh has a floor space of just 1.978sqm, making it the world’s smallest – with just three whiskies to choose from.