Big Peat 26 year old

Douglas Laing Independent bottlers don’t come any bigger than Douglas Laing.. Established in 1948 and now into the third generation of the family this independent bottler prides itself upon releasing some of the finest single casks of single malt whisky, single grain whisky as well as some exceptional blended malt whiskies and blends.. The company…

Big Peat 10 – The birthday boy..

Douglas Laing Established In 1948, this Glasgow based Independent bottler is today one of the leading bottlers of whisky in the world. Douglas Laing is well known for bottling single casks of malt whisky and single grain but they also have an impressive range of blended whiskies including the Remarkable Malts range which includes the…

Douglas Laing Rings in Lunar New Year with Three Exclusive Bottlings

Press Release..     Douglas Laing Rings in Lunar New Year with Three Exclusive Bottlings Scotch Whisky specialist Douglas Laing & Co announce the release of their Year of the Pig Limited Edition bottlings in celebration of the Lunar New Year.    The Lunar New Year is among the most celebrated Chinese traditions and Douglas Laing…

Rock Oyster Cask Strength, batch 2 – Douglas Laing.

Douglas Laing was established in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing, specialising  in the selection and release of specialist, craft Scotch Whiskies. Douglas Laing hand select the finest, and often rarest, Scotch Whisky stocks from across all of Scotland’s Whisky regions and bottle them under a handful of different categories ( XOP, Old Particular, Clan Deny…

Douglas Laing Unveils Remarkable Regional Malts…With a Twist

DOUGLAS LAING MARK THEIR  70TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A TWIST Family owned Scotch Whisky specialist, Douglas Laing, continue to mark their Platinum Anniversary with the release of a commemorative Remarkable Regional Malts bottling. The Company was established by Fred Douglas Laing in 1948. 70 years later, Douglas Laing is regarded as one of the most innovative…

Big Peat 2018 Christmas Edition Announced..

Press Release..   BIG PEAT ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS 2018 LIMITED EDITION Douglas Laing today announces Big Peat Christmas 2018, a Cask Strength Limited Edition release that joins the award-winning Islay Malt Scotch Whisky range. The Glasgow-based family business, this year amidst its 70thanniversary celebrations, launched Big Peat into the global market in 2009. Since then, the…

Douglas Laing & Co. Announces Private Stock Web-Exclusive Series

Press Release..     Douglas Laing & Co. Announces Private Stock Web-Exclusive Series Scotch Whisky specialist, Douglas Laing & Co. have announced the release of Private Stock – a brand new web exclusive series as part of their ongoing 70th anniversary celebrations. The Private Stock series will see the family-owned companyopen up their private Whisky…

Douglas Laing’s Unveils Scallywag “Chocolate Edition”

Press Release..   Douglas Laing’s Unveils Scallywag “Chocolate Edition” Speyside Malt in line with World Chocolate Day.  As thousands around the world prepare to mark World Chocolate Day on July 7th, Douglas Laing & Co, leading independent Scotch Whisky firm, reveals Scallywag’s Chocolate Edition, a limited edition within the Scallywag Speyside Malt range, exclusively for…

The Gauldrons.. “Bay of Storms” from Douglas Laing.

There is not much that needs to be said when introducing Douglas Laing products! Quality and value are obvious terms as well as a knack to release expressions that entice the senses well before you ever get to taste the products. Over the past year or so I have had the  privilege of tasting and…

Syndicate 58/6

Syndicate 58/6 whisky certainly isn’t a whisky that I had heard anything about until receiving an email about it a few weeks back, this email asked if I would be interested in giving my thoughts and doing a review on the blog so here goes.. Syndicate blended whisky gets its name way back in 1958…

Douglas Laing’s Laphroaig 18yo (Consortium of cards)

Douglas Laing continues to keep things fresh with one of the latest releases.. The consortium of cards is a limited release of Old Particular bottles that  has been themed around a pack of cards..  The first release is an 18 year old Laphroaig that has matured in a single refill Butt, producing 665 bottles and…

SCALLYWAG (Douglas Laing )

Douglas Laing is Probably a name most whisky drinkers will associate with extremely well priced, top quality single cask bottlings but they also offer a good range of blends and vatted malts including today’s offering.. Scallywag is a ” small batch” expression created using some of the finest Speyside malts available like Mortlach, Macallan and…

Aultmore 25 year old XOP Douglas Laing

Sometimes in life we have to spoil ourselves, so when I want to spoil myself in the whisky world I generally turn to a well matured sherried whisky.. The aromas and flavours just seem to have the power to transport you into a different place.. Take all the pains away from your working day, all…

TIMOROUS BEASTIE 40yo ” IS IT A MYTH”

Scotland is full of old myths and tales of beasties, we have the Loch Ness monster, Morag, Lizzie and many many others but there are new tales of a beastie, one that may be living in a home near you, they say it lurks in dark corners, behind closed cabinet doors and even under the…

INVERGORDON 28yo Single Grain Whisky

I once again have the pleasure in tasting  a bottle of single grain whisky in order to review. This Invergordon 28yo is straight out of the Douglas Laing  stable so quality should be assured..  Douglas Laing is a well established company dating back to 1948, and is now into  a third generation,  this family owned and…

THE EPICUREAN

Douglas Laing is well known for the fantastic range of single cask releases, and also thier range of top quality blended whisky. Recently they have added a new blend to thier portfolio, The Epicurean, this is a blend of lowland whisky and will sit Along side such heavyweights like Big Peat, Timorous Beastie, Scallywag and…