Part of Just Whisky’s Christmas sale, the 105.3 litre bottle of 14-year-old Tomintoul would serve up to 5,250 drams.
The record-breaking bottle of natural non chill-filtered whisky weighs over 180 kilos and was commissioned by four Tomintoul local residents who wanted to create something iconic to promote the village and the distillery on a global stage.
The giant bottle was filled at the Tomintoul Distillery on 29th August 2009 by a team of 14 under the leadership of Distilleries Director Robert Fleming. It holds 150 bottles, has a 20cm long cork and features an oversized label.
Commenting ahead of the sale, Graham Crane, director and co-founder of Just Whisky, said: “Every now and then the opportunity to purchase a truly unique bottle of whisky occurs – this is one of those times.
"We’re delighted to be auctioning this supersized bottle this month and hope that the lucky buyer has either an appropriate sized stocking for Christmas if it’s a gift, or is planning a memorable Hogmanay celebration to welcome in 2020.”