One London whisky store told The Independent that few times every week men from China will burn through five figures on single malts.
With regards to their tipple of decision, more established equivalents better – and they will go to exceptional lengths to get it.
"One purchaser was baffled that we just had three containers of the Macallan Blue Label [a 30-year-old sherry oak malt] in stock," the manager of a focal London store said.
"So he asked whether he could simply send his driver to the refinery to get a few. This person was good to go to drive north of Aberdeen to snatch a couple bottles, until some were sourced from another store."
Heading out to the UK to purchase whisky can work out essentially less expensive than bringing in it.
Hong Kong charges 100 for each penny obligation on spirits entering the nation, though those bringing bottles once more from the UK commonly don't pronounce it.
"It can be truly simple for these folks. They venture off the plane at the flip side, bounce in an auto, experience private security. Nobody's giving them much inconvenience."
Numerous rich Chinese individuals have a fondness for conventional British products, so whisky – with its protracted Scottish legacy – is popular.
The Scotch Whisky Association this month asked the UK to organize arranging facilitated commerce manages China post-Brexit, alongside India and Brazil.
Given China has the most elevated number of very rich people outside America, there's huge cash to be made.
A business relate at another London whisky store told The Independent that when it came to making a deal to a well off abroad customer, "You'd think we'd reveal the gold cover – yet it's a truly regular occurence."
In the matter of whether the jugs are ordinarily swallowed back home, or set in conspicuous positions for renown esteem, it relies on upon the client.
The staff member included: "A few clients have a decent comprehension of whisky and you can tell when they're in the market for something they'll appreciate.
"Others have a 'costly is better' mindset, which proposes the container is to a greater degree a riches signifier in the meeting room or wherever."
Chinese voyagers spend up to £50k on whisky amid treks to UK