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

Tasting Notes: Glen Scotia – 14 Years Old (Tawny Port Finish)

Back in its heyday, Campbeltown had some 30 whisky distilleries in full operation and garnered a reputation as the whisky capital of the world. Whilst those days are now long gone, there are still 3 distilleries in operation - Springbank, Glengyle, and Glen Scotia - and the Campbeltown Malts Festival was started in 2009 to … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Glen Scotia – 14 Years Old (Tawny Port Finish)