Douglas Laing presents Big Peat Feis Ile 2018
Douglas Laing & Co, leading independent Scotchbusiness, reveals Big "Feis Ile 2018" Limited Edition
The family firm behind the "Remarkable Regional Malts" has produced just 3,000 bottles of the new award-winning Islay whisky, which is at 48% and offered without or , ensuring the end result captures the full expectation of Islay. Big Peat Feis Ile 2018 Limited Edition is available from May from specialist Scotch whisky retailers globally.Scotch
Last year, Big Peat’s Feis Ile commemorative bottling featured the faces of over 300 of his friends from all over the world and the innovation theme reaches new heights with this latest release. Included in each gift tube are a number of illustrated decals, inviting the purchaser to decorate and personalise their own individual pack in a fun factor that is believed to be a first for the industry. The decorative sticker designs include iconic Islay landmarks, whisky symbols and Big Peat himself.
"We regard Big Peat a feisty gentleman of great character and depth, and whilst his particularly peated Islay Malt is revered and merits the utmost respect, he (and we) don’t take ourselves too seriously", said Cara Laing, Director of Whisky and third generation in her family’s business. "This latest Limited Edition demonstrates Douglas Laing and Big Peat’s flair for innovation and fun as we encourage drinkers around the world to enjoy a of Islay and its legendary Feis Ile while they let their creative juices flow as they design their own bottle of Big Peat", Cara Laing continued.
Official Big Peat Feis Ile 2018 Tasting Notes
Nose: Initially dried seaweed then comes barbecued meats and golden syrup.
Palate: Smokedwith damp leather, chimney soot and a hint of lemon rind.
Finish: Long and moreish with a sea-salt tang plus streaky bacon and.
The Remarkable Regional Malts
Each bottle of these alcohol strength of about 46% abv, are neither coloured nor chill-filtered. The Remarkable Regional Malts brand encompasses The Epicurean from the Lowlands, Timorous Beastie (Highlands), Scallywag (Speyside), The Gauldrons ( ), Rock Oyster (Islands), and Big Peat from Islay.malts embodies the characteristic features of the Scottish region from which the whiskies originate. They are filled with a considerable
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