Rock Oyster

The Rock Oyster is the Islands entry in the Regional Malts series from Douglas Laing. With the island whisky we are getting into an area I am most comfortable. As a west of Scotland local the islands of Scotland are places I have a romantic view of life surrounded by the sea. It brings up […]

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Scallywag Cask Strength No.2

This Scallywag is one of the limited edition releases in the Scallyway range. This cask strength version sits beside a 13 year old age statement version with the first batch of the cask strength also still available in stores. One thing I have noticed as I have explored this range is the bottles do not […]

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Scallywag

The next region on the Douglas Laing regional malts trail is Speyside which is the largest region in Scotland. To check out what DL’s interpretation of a typical Highland malt tastes like check out Timorous Beastie and for the lowland region you can see my thoughts at The Epicurean The Scallywag bottling is all about the little […]

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Timorous Beastie 10 Year Old

The last post centred on the highland region malt Timerous Beastie. That expression is a non aged stated ongoing release from Douglas Laing. Today we will continue in the Highland region and explore what if any difference there is from an age stated version at a similar alcoholic strength. With an age statement of 10 […]

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Timorous Beastie

In the second episode in our regional malts series from Douglas Laing we move on to the Highland Region. To see my review of the lowland blended malt you can find it at The Epicurean The Timorous Beastie is a reference to a Robert Burns poem in which the poet writes a poem about a field […]

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The Epicurean

The regional malts selection from Douglas Laing has been a mainstay range of whiskies for both newcomers and old hands. Marketed to those aged 25-35 I would say with its interesting quirky labels the range consists of 5 segments each representing one of the territories in scotch whisky. In more recent years each segment has […]

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