Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – Rock Island

Over the last decade or so the Douglas Laing series of Remarkable Regional Malts have showcased the classic flavour profiles of the “traditional” scotch whisky making regions. Many a whisky nerd/enthusiast can (and will) debate about whether or not there actual is a single “classic” flavour from each region - and just how many regions... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Johnnie Walker – Green Label

For over 200 years, the name Johnnie Walker has been synonymous with blended scotch whisky. Since John Walker’s first blends of “Old Highland Whisky” in the family’s grocery store, the name and brand has built and built to become the biggest name in scotch whisky globally. The history of the business has become an immersive... Continue Reading →

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 →

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