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Introducing Big Peat The Smokehouse Edition Feis Isle (2023 Release), a whisky that transcends the ordinary and invites you to embark on an extraordinary sensory journey. Prepare to be captivated by the allure of Islay as this exclusive release takes center stage, showcasing the artistry of Big Peat like never before. Crafted with meticulous care and attention, this remarkable spirit unveils the first-ever wine barrique finish for Big Peat. Aged in red wine barrels, it embraces the essence of Islay in a way that is both innovative and captivating. As you indulge in each sip, you'll discover a symphony of flavors that harmoniously blend the finest expressions from Caol Ila, Bowmore, Ardbeg, and Port Ellen. From the moment the enticing aromas waft from the glass, you'll be transported to the rugged shores of Islay. Earthy blackberries, toasty oak, vanilla, and leathery spices intertwine, creating an olfactory masterpiece that sets the stage for what's to come. On the palate, a luscious tapestry of flavors unfolds. Dark fruits, maple bacon, meaty smoke, and a hint of salty liquorice dance together, offering a taste experience that is truly unforgettable. With each sip, you'll be immersed in the rich, lingering flavors that leave a lasting impression. Big Peat The Smokehouse Edition Feis Isle (2023 Release) is unchillfiltered and boasts an elevated alcohol content of 48%, a testament to the craftsmanship and dedication that goes into every bottle. This whisky is a must-have addition to any collection, whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or a curious newcomer to the world of whisky. Elevate your whisky journey and savor the essence of Islay with every sip. Big Peat The Smokehouse Edition Feis Isle (2023 Release) invites you to indulge in the extraordinary, to embrace the artistry of Islay, and to discover a whisky that is truly one-of-a-kind. Tasting Note by Douglas Laing & Co:Nose: Earthy blackberries, toasty oak, vanilla, and leathery spices are detected.Palate: Dark fruits, maple bacon, meaty smoke, and a hint of salty liquorice are all present on the palate.Finish: Peppery with a rich, lasting flavour.
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This blend of Speyside Single Malts is exclusively matured in Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso Sherry casks, crafting a flavor profile that's rich, fruity, and adorned with dark chocolate notes. It's a delightful and flavorful option for whisky enthusiasts to enjoy. Tasting Note by Douglas Laing & Co:Nose: Sweet with red fruits, mocha & honeycomb.Palate: Spices run to cocoa, milky cereal & toasted oak.Finish: Lingering cinnamon, plums & brown sugar.
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What sets this 15-year-old blend apart is its rich and nutty flavor profile, achieved through a combination of whiskies aged in bourbon and sherry casks. With each sip, you'll be captivated by the harmonious dance of flavors that whisky enthusiasts crave. Tasting Note by Dewar's: Nose: Apple peel, nutty flavours, and spices from sherry are well-balanced.Palate: Oily walnut on the palate is followed by fresh malt and sultanas. Smooth vanilla toffee.Finish: Further aromas of delicious dried fruit with a hint of grassiness.
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Sheep Dip is a meticulously crafted, premium blended malt Scotch whisky created in small batches. This distinctive blend artfully combines single malt whiskies from various regions across Scotland, resulting in an enigmatic and refined expression that delivers a robust and flavorful experience. Tasting Note by Sheep Dip:Nose: Balanced and fruity, citrus with botanical notes and ground spice.Palate: Rich and malty, toffee then fruitiness and to the fore with gentle peat spoke adding depth.
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The Black Bottle Double Cask, part of the Black Bottle Alchemy Series, offers a distinct and flavorful whisky experience. It is characterized by its prominent sherry and berry notes, which provide a rich and fruity aroma and taste. Tasting Note by Black Bottle:Nose: Dried fruits and walnuts with hints of raison, oak and orange.Palate: A burst of red berries enveloped in a thick and rich mouth-feel.Finish: Dry and everlasting with notes of plump grapes, red wine and a whisper of burnt toffee.
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The exceptional smoothness of Pig’s Nose whisky is attributed to its careful selection of the finest Malt and Grain whiskies sourced from the Lowland, Speyside, and Highland regions of Scotland. These whiskies are predominantly matured in high-quality ex-bourbon oak casks, with a significant portion being first-fill casks. This meticulous aging process results in a whisky that is as soft and smooth as the nose of a pig. Tasting Note by Pig’s Nose:Nose: Golden sandy highlights. Clear and bright.Palate: Firm and rich with orange peel, toffee and luscious, creamy round tones.Finish: Gentle and sweet with a touch of spice, and slightly coastal.
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A classic 'Island style' Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, bold and smoky yet approachable, thanks to a double cask finish that balances the robust Island peat notes, making it an ideal entry point into the world of peated whiskies. This whisky is a rich blend of select Single Malts, all distilled on Scottish islands and then re-casked in first-fill bourbon barrels for added depth and a smooth oak-spice finish. Initially aged in refill and first-fill American Oak Hogsheads, these individual Malts are blended and undergo a final finishing phase in smaller 200-litre fresh Bourbon Barrels. This additional maturation and blending process introduce layers of fresh, fragrant smoky oak to the original medicinal peaty aromas, along with a touch of sweetness and heightened vanilla tones on the palate. Tasting Notes by Caisteal Chamius:Nose: The scent offers hints of seaweed, earthy peat, smouldering embers, soy sauce, lemon, and vanilla.Palate: The flavor presents a rich smokiness, abundant maltiness, sweet vanilla, butterscotch, a subtle touch of tar, and citrusy oak notes.Finish: The finish is lengthy and smoky, with a satisfying dominance of toasty oak that emerges towards the end.
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Dewar's The Signature 25 Year Old is truly extraordinary. It's designed for those who wish to mark significant milestones and have an accessible yet luxurious whisky on hand, whether it's for sharing with cherished guests in their home, office, or dedicated whisky room, to be enjoyed at just the right moment.Rich apple and peach flavors form the foundation, while dense floral aromas add a touch of opulence. As the liquid caresses your tongue, you'll discover a symphony of taste sensations. Swirls of honey, vanilla, subtle citrus, and white chocolate dance across your palate, creating a truly indulgent and complex experience. Tasting Note by Dewar's: A sweet stone fruit drink with swirls of honey, vanilla, subtle citrus, and white chocolate that is rich, delicious, and complex.
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This prestigious whisky has earned its place among the finest in the world, recently taking home the Monde Grand Gold award. Crafted with meticulous care, Dewar's 12 Year Old undergoes a unique double aging process that sets it apart from the rest. After maturing and blending, this exceptional whisky spends an additional 6 months marrying in oak casks, allowing the flavors to develop and intensify. The result is a velvety smooth whisky with a rich, creamy malt flavor and a strong fruity aroma that captivates the senses. Tasting Note by Dewar's:Nose: A rich, creamy malt flavour with a strong fruity aroma. flowery and somewhat sweet with toasted barley, almond, and a hint of honey as well as floral overtones.Palate: The taste is in great balance, with flavours of hot buttered toast, honey, and a slight aniseed spice.Finish: A bit of smoke on the tail, plus plenty of heavy malt and sweetness.
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Holding the title as Europe's top-selling Scotch whisky and acclaimed as the World's Best Blended Scotch in 2020, its recipe has remained unchanged and loyal to its origins since 1910. Tasting Note by Ballantine's:Nose: Soft, elegant, heather honey aromas with a hint of spice.Palate: A balance of subtle, sweet flavours like milk chocolate, red apple and vanilla.Finish: Fresh and floral after-taste that creates a rounded glow.
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This exceptional blend draws exclusively from the most elusive 25-year-old Scotch whiskies, echoing its celebrated origins in 20th-century New York with an unwavering commitment to preserving its delicate intensities and nuanced textures. Each cask chosen for Chivas 25 undergoes a meticulous hand-selection process and individual nosing, ensuring the creation of a blend that is not only rich but also deeply satisfying, a tribute to its storied history and enduring appeal. Tasting Note by Chivas:Nose: Enticing fruity aromas of sweet orange and peach lie in this fruity whisky, followed by notes of marzipan and nuts.Palate: Hints of rich chocolate orange with a fondant creaminess.Finish: Smooth, rounded and luxuriously long.
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Big Peat's limited edition Christmas 2022 bottling is a festive celebration of Islay's single malt whiskies. This remarkable release is a marriage of single malt Scotch whiskies exclusively from the island of Islay, known for its distinctive and peaty whisky style. Here's what you can expect from Big Peat's Christmas Edition 2022: ABV (Alcohol by Volume): 54.2% Volume: 70cl (700ml) Big Peat is renowned for its unique blend, which incorporates single malts from various Islay distilleries, each contributing its own distinct characteristics: Caol Ila: Known for bringing sweetness to the blend. Bowmore: Adds a perfect balance of flavors. Ardbeg: Contributes a medicinal and earthy quality. Port Ellen: Provides a touch of elegance. This limited edition release captures the essence of Islay in a bottle, offering a harmonious blend of these iconic distilleries' spirits. It's a part of the Remarkable Regional Malts range, which showcases the diverse whisky regions of Scotland through exceptional blends. Big Peat's Christmas Edition 2022 is not only a delightful expression of Islay's peaty whisky tradition but also a special release to enjoy during the holiday season. With its higher-than-average ABV, it promises a robust and flavorful whisky experience that's perfect for celebrating and sharing with fellow whisky enthusiasts. Tasting Note by Douglas Laing & Co:Nose: Anticipate burnt caramel, wafts of Hebridean sea air and notes of enticing peat smoke.Palate: Delivers the ultimate distillation of Islay: reminiscent of bonfire ashes and rich earthy notes balanced by a toasted marshmallow sweetness.Finish: Whilst these winter days may be short, the finish is satisfyingly long, with more of what went before.
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Douglas Laing presents a heartwarming limited-edition winter release of their playful Scallywag blended malt whisky, complete with its own charming knitted scarf to brave the cold in style this season. This special whisky is a harmonious blend of hand-selected Speyside single malts, all exclusively matured in sherry casks, resulting in a full-bodied, rich, and festive character. Tasting Note by Douglas Laing & Co:Nose: Anticipate the sweet scent of candied cherries and dark chocolate.Palate: Reveals an array of spectacular spices including cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.Finish: Lingers like the cold air outside, with moreish notes of spiced oak and freshly baked fruitcake soaked in sherry.
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Johnnie Walker Blue Label Blended Scotch Whisky is a masterpiece where velvety smooth flavors gracefully unfold on the palate. It is crafted by hand-selecting rare Scotch Whiskies that possess an extraordinary depth of flavor. It's worth noting that only one cask out of every 10,000 meets the stringent criteria to be included in this exceptional blend. Tasting Note by Johnnie Walker:Nose: Waves of spice give way to vanilla and honey.Palate: Caramel and hazelnuts course through dark chocolate.Finish: Luxuriously long, warming, smoky finish.
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The Black Bottle Original, part of the Black Bottle Core Range, offers a bold and distinctive flavor profile that combines smoky and sweet elements. Tasting Note by Black Bottle:Nose: Fresh and floral with freshly-sawn oak aromas. Spicy with hints of smoke.Palate: Silky, mellow and fruity with balanced smoky peaty flavours, then sweet oak and heather honey.Finish: Soft, elegantly spicy, nutmeg, pepper and a gentle lingering smokiness.
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MacNair's Lum Reek 12 Year Old is a small batch expression that combines peated and unpeated whiskies, including the aged GlenAllachie single malt. This carefully curated recipe is a testament to the artistry of whisky making, resulting in a truly remarkable spirit. MacNair's Lum Reek 12 Year Old undergoes maturation at The GlenAllachie Distillery. Here, it is aged in a harmonious blend of first fill Bourbon, Pedro Ximénez, and red wine casks. Tasting Note by MacNair's:Nose: Sweet peat reek, butterscotch, warming mocha, and gentle nutmeg.Palate: Lashings of heather honey, rich toffee, and sweet spices, all with undertones of peat.
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Part of the Black Bottle Alchemy Series, Black Bottle Island Smoke consist of a unique blend that combines different types of whisky, including stormy, peated island malts, Islay malts known for their peatiness, and unpeated grains. Tasting Note by Black Bottle:Nose: Surging spices, island peat and maritime medicinal notes.Palate: A union of earth and ocean; black pepper and sea salt collide with sweet cereal, vanilla and cardamom.Finish: Long and warming waves of oak spice and a hint of dry sea salt.
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Step into the world of Speyside whisky with Scallywag! This exceptional blend of exclusively Speyside single cask single malts is a tribute to the Douglas Laing family's long line of Fox Terriers. Just like these mischievous and lovable companions, Scallywag offers a whisky experience that is richly spiced and deliciously sweet. Crafted from carefully selected malts from distilleries like Morlach, Macallan, and Glenrothes, Scallywag guarantees an authentic Speyside flavor profile that will captivate your senses. The nose reveals a sweetly spiced character intertwined with delightful notes of vanilla. On the palate, indulge in the luscious taste of sweet stewed fruit, Christmas pudding, dark chocolate, and a symphony of spices. But Scallywag is more than just a whisky; it's a tribute to tradition. The Fox terrier design on the bottle pays homage to the Douglas Laing family's beloved companions, reflecting the playful spirit and charm that this whisky embodies. Whether you're a seasoned whisky connoisseur or just beginning your whisky journey, Scallywag is the perfect companion. Savor the zesty orange finish, complemented by sweet tobacco, cocoa, and the lingering richness of fruit cake. Indulge in the remarkable flavors of Speyside with Scallywag. Order now and experience the exquisite blend that captures the essence of this renowned whisky region. Cheers to the playful spirit of the Fox Terriers and the exceptional craftsmanship of Douglas Laing's Scallywag! Tasting Note by Douglas Laing & Co:Nose: Sweetly spiced character woven onto delicious vanilla.Palate: Sweet stewed fruit, Christmas pudding, dark chocolate and spices.Finish: Zesty orange, sweet tobacco, cocoa and rich fruit cake.
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Introducing the Big Peat Heroes Edition, a limited edition bottling that pays tribute to our nation's heroes. This remarkable whisky not only offers an exceptional taste experience, but it also makes a difference in the world. With every purchase, a generous donation of bulk sanitiser worth £10,000 will be made to a leading UK charitable organization through Douglas Laing & Co. Crafted with meticulous care, the Big Peat Heroes Edition is a marriage of Single Cask Single Malts exclusively from Islay, including renowned distilleries such as Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila, and Port Ellen. This unique blend captures the essence of this iconic whisky region, delivering a truly remarkable whisky that is sure to impress. At 48% ABV, this feisty character packs a punch, yet it also reveals a sweet side that will captivate your taste buds. On the nose, layers of vanilla and cinnamon intertwine with enticing aromas of smoked meats and earthy peat. The palate offers a delightful combination of drying smoke, brown sugar, and oatcakes, accompanied by a subtle hint of apple chutney. As you savor each sip, lemon undertones emerge, complemented by the lingering presence of sea salt and charred oak on the finish. The Big Peat Heroes Edition is a true testament to the spirit of our heroes, both past and present. With every sip, you can take pride in knowing that you are supporting a worthy cause while indulging in a remarkable whisky experience. Don't miss your chance to own this limited edition bottling and be part of something truly special. Order your Big Peat Heroes Edition today and join us in raising a glass to our nation's heroes. Cheers! Tasting Note by Douglas Laing & Co:Nose: Layers of vanilla and cinnamon lie beneath smoked meats and an earthy peat aroma.Palate: More drying smoke, brown sugar, and oatcakes with a tiny bit of apple chutney.Finish: Lemon undertones emerge from sea salt and charred oak.
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Cherished for its numerous accolades, including the coveted 'Best Blended Scotch Whisky' title from the International Wine and Spirits Competition, Chivas 18 is a whisky that leaves an indelible impression. Aged for 18 years in select casks, it unveils a tapestry of intense flavors, making it a whisky of unparalleled refinement and richness. With every sip, Chivas 18 offers an endless and sophisticated tasting experience that sets it apart as a true connoisseur's delight. Tasting Note by Chivas:Nose: Rich, indulgent and multi-layered aromas with hints of dried fruits, buttery toffee and dark chocolate.Palate: A velvety, dark chocolate palate yields to elegant floral notes and a wisp of sweet, mellow smokiness.Finish: Extremely warm, long finish.
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Indulge in the exquisite taste of Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch Whisky, a burnished copper blend affectionately known as the "triple malts." Crafted by combining whiskies from the renowned Glenfiddich, Balvenie, and Kininvie distilleries, this premium blend is the epitome of whisky artistry. Prepare to be captivated by the refined and sophisticated aroma that greets your senses. Notes of marmalade, cocoa, and malt dance delicately, while abundant vanilla and wintery spices like nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon intertwine, accompanied by a tantalizing hint of aniseed. It's a sensory experience like no other. As you take your first sip, a creamy and malt-forward character takes center stage, offering a subtle suggestion of berry fruit. The juiciness of toasted barley bursts forth, complemented by the warmth of cloves and the richness of butterscotch. The tasting experience unfolds further, revealing flavors of Manuka honey, hot-buttered toast, and dried apricot. Each sip is a journey through a world of unparalleled taste. But Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch Whisky is not just a drink; it's a masterpiece crafted for whisky enthusiasts who appreciate the art of blending and the exquisite flavors that result from the combination of carefully selected whiskies. This is a must-have for those who seek the pinnacle of whisky perfection. The finish is nothing short of extraordinary. It lingers on the palate, leaving behind spicy oak notes that remind you of the exceptional craftsmanship that went into creating this blend. Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch Whisky is the embodiment of elegance and sophistication, a testament to the mastery of the Speyside Trifecta. Elevate your whisky collection and embark on a journey of taste with Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch Whisky. Experience the harmonious fusion of three legendary distilleries and savor the smooth and sophisticated flavors that await. This is whisky at its finest. Tasting Note by Monkey Shoulder: Nose: A refined and sophisticated aroma greets the senses with notes of marmalade, Crema Catalana (yes, it's truly present), cocoa, and malt. Abundant vanilla and a touch of wintery spices like nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon intertwine, accompanied by a tantalizing hint of aniseed.Palate: A creamy and malt-forward character takes center stage, with a subtle suggestion of berry fruit. Toasted barley bursts with juiciness, complemented by the warmth of cloves and the richness of butterscotch. As the tasting experience unfolds, flavors of Manuka honey, hot-buttered toast, and dried apricot make their presence known.Finish: The finish lingers for a moderate duration, leaving behind spicy oak notes and a delicate trace of peppermint on the palate.
Blended Scotch whisky is a popular and beloved spirit that combines multiple single malt whiskies to create a harmonious blend of flavors and aromas. With its smooth, balanced taste and rich history, Blended Scotch whisky is a staple of whisky culture and a favorite among connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike. Discover the magic of this classic spirit and explore the world of Blended Scotch whisky today.