Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – Big Peat (Aged 10 Years)

Well, happy birthday big man! Here we look at this month’s brand new, special release, 10 year old age-stated bottling of Big Peat, looking to celebrate 10 whole years since Big Peat first arrived on the scene as the forerunner to the Douglas Laing & Co series of Remarkable Regional Malts. As per his brethren before … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – Big Peat (Aged 10 Years)

Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 16 – Peated Sherry Cask

Okay, so for those of you who have read our previous post about the WU visit to the English Whisky Co’s new shop/café/chutney-outlet, you will know that we weren’t exactly blown away by their hospitality (see here, if not). Having said that, it didn’t stop the wallets coming out and bottles being bought. After surveying … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 16 – Peated Sherry Cask

Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – The Gauldrons

Back in 2009, the indie bottlers Douglas Laing launched their first instalment in what has become the revered “Remarkable Regional Malts” series. That release was none other than Big Peat – a blended malt scotch whisky, featuring purely Islay single malts – namely Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila, and the long-departed Port Ellen distillery. Off the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – The Gauldrons