Rock Oyster 18 Year Old

I have been doing quite a lot of Regional Malts this year and this is another one to add to the list. I have already tried the original ongoing small batch version of Rock Oyster and it was one of the better ones in the series. If you want to go back and check it […]

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Big Peat

The next stop of the whisky trail as led by Douglas Laing’s Regional Malts series is Islay on its own. In the previous segment we were travelling around all the islands of Scotland but now we focus purely on the heavily peated nirvana of Islay. All the distilleries on Islay produce at least some peated […]

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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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