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An exclusive blend produced by Douglas Laing for the spirits buyers of K&L Wine Merchants, San Francisco. Blended to be an assertive, "malt heavy" value blend. Merchant's notes: Over one year of blending process. "Big smoke, Ardbeg-like peat flavors, and...
Specialty bottling for the renowned "Corti Brothers" Grocery store and Wine merchants, Sacramento, California (since 1947). "7 year old Kentucky Bourbon (classic mash bill, 70% corn, 25% rye, 5% malted barley) was shipped to Amador Distillery in...
artist label by Glasgow artist David Galletly
This was the first bottling of the newly opened Ardbeg distillery under the new banner. It was bottled from 90% ex-bourbon casks and 10% ex-sherry casks. The Ardbeg Uigeadail is fruitier and smoother than the normal Ardbeg TEN.
The No-Age Statement Whisky for a good cause. Part of the proceeds will benefit a social project on Islay.
Ben Nevis
Douglas Laing - Old Particular - Oct 1996 / Nov 2016
Status: Open
The distillery was bought by the independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail.
The Bowmore Darkest is a vat of the darkest casks the Blenders can find in the warehouses of Bowmore. Most of the whisky experts look at the age of the whisky. The darkest is a very good example that a whisky with a normal age and a very prominent cask...
This Scotch was finished in French Sauternes casks. This makes the spirit very mild, sweet and softer than its younger brothers. Nose: Sweet grapes, yellow fruit and malt Taste: Strong, sweet and at the same time bitter. Afterwards fine malt and oak ...
This is the 6th Cuvee bottling of Bruichladdich. Ever Cuvee bottling was matured in a wine cask from a different region. This whisky was matured in a cask from a Sauterne winery called Hause d Yquem. Taste: Fine spicy, sweet and fruity. Finish: Medium...
Caol Ila