A blended malt Scotch whisky from Douglas Laing, thought to date from the 1970s.
This bottle was part of a private collection.
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Gordon and MacPhail
A 'pure malt' aka blended malt where the youngest component is at least 8 years old. It is thought to have been bottled by Gordon & MacPhail in the 1980s.
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A 12 year old blended malt Scotch whisky from the Lindrum range, which has enjoyed a finishing period in wine casks from Château de Ricaud in Bordeaux. As with many wine-cask-finished expressions,… More info
Blended from 100 different casks to celebrate the 100th birthday of the late Janet Sheed Roberts, granddaughter of William Grant.
Mrs Roberts was herself a director of William Grant and Son and an… More info
Reference Series II.3 features the exact same proportions of youthful and old, rich whiskies as Reference Series II. However, you'll notice that the colour has changed quite significantly. This is… More info
Part of the expanding collection of Reference Series whiskies, II.1 contains the exact same proportions of youthful, clean whisky and older, bolder whisky as the original II, including over 20% of… More info
If you cast your mind back to your science lessons from school, you'll remember that to draw meaningful conclusions you changed just one variable, your independent variable, which in this case is… More info
Reference Series III.1 uses the exact same recipe as the fantastic Reference Series III (which, as you may remember, features over 50% well-matured single malt alongside two more youthful, but still… More info
A Highland blended malt from the Duthies collection, bottled by WM Cadenhead. There's all sorts of whiskies that come from the Highland region, from well-Sherried sips to subtly salty, coastal drams,… More info
Spice King is a robust, full-bodied blended malt Scotch whisky from Wemyss, built around some Highlands and Islands malts. If you like your drams to be quite intense and perfect on a cold evening,… More info
The Reference Series grows a little larger with the release of II.2, which takes the exact recipe of II (a balanced blended malt of youthful and well-aged whiskies) and then introduces 10% heavily… More info
A coastal blended malt Scotch whisky from Lombard that received a score of 94 points in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2013. More info
Prában na Linne
A blended malt, Poit Dhubh is a mellow, lightly peated whisky that comprises mostly of Talisker, which reflects the fact its parent company, Pràban, is based on the Isle of Skye. The remainder of… More info
William Grant's Ghosted Reserve 26 Year Old is a blended malt Scotch whisky featuring whisky from two closed distilleries - Ladyburn and Inverleven. Both distilleries have been silent for quite a… More info
Reference Series II, as well as being an excellent blended malt in its own right, is the second of three 'control' whiskies that increase in average age and complexity. Each of these three initial… More info
An incredible blended malt. And that's not all! It's also the third and final 'control' whisky in the fascinating Reference Series, where extensions (III.1, III.2 etc.) then showcase different… More info
A big ol' bottle o' Monkey Shoulder blended malt Scotch whisky, along with a pouring cradle. Affectionately known as the Gorilla, this hefty bottle holds 4.5 litres of the brilliant blended malt,… More info
An interesting release from Duncan Taylor's Octave independent bottling range - a 17 year old blended malt Scotch whisky finished in an Octave cask for 7 months. Just 75 bottles were produced. More info
A particularly peaty edition of the Angels' Nectar Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, made from a selection of heavily peated Highland malts. A warming dram for a chilly evening... More info
Saxa Vord Distillery
A blended malt Scotch whisky bottled by Shetland Reel, a distillery that can be found on the site of the former RAF Saxa Vord base on the isle of Unst (the most northerly distillery in the UK). The… More info
"Caution contains e150a" reads the label. Yes, the .3 extensions to the Reference Series look at the issue of adding spirit caramel to whisky to artificially change the colour, something that is… More info
It's here, the very first extension to the Reference Series, allowing direct comparison back to one of three 'control' whiskies. Yes, this is I.1, comprising of the same whiskies in the same… More info
The Reference Series is a fantastic way to consider some of the processes behind the many delicious and fascinating whiskies that are out there. I.2 sees the introduction of 10% heavily peated single… More info
What's all this awesomeness then? Why, it's is the first bottling from a new, delicious and educational brand of blended malts! As you move through the series from I, to II, to III, the proportion of… More info
Douglas Laing's Double Barrel blended malts combine malt whiskies from two distilleries - this time, they've picked to pair Bowmore with Craigellachie. Islay meets Speyside! Yum! More info