Whisky of the Week

Meandering the world, one whisky at a time

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Tag: Douglas Laing

Douglas Laing Timorous Beastie & Rock Oyster

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Today I am mixing things up a bit.  I am publishing tasting notes for 2 whiskies.  Both interesting and both from the independent bottler and blender Douglas Laing.  Douglas Laing is responsible for some of the more fascinating blends around.  Blends like Scallywag with the cute little terrier, Big Peat and Clan Denny.  Keep on reading, there is a VERY SPECIAL GIVEAWAY at the bottom of the post.

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Top 5 Blends 2017 under R700

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It list time of the year again. Reviewing the year and evaluating what has happened.    I look at what was nice to drink, what whisky I must put on my Christmas List  and what whisky I need to use for cooking.  I draft my TOP 5 lists and this is the list of my Top 5 Blends 2017.  Blended whiskies that not only taste great, but is affordable too.  Whiskies you can easily buy as a gift for someone.  These blends all retail for under R700 and you can buy them with confidence. 

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What a Blend! Clan Denny Islay Edition

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In my non stop search for affordable and delicious bends I have tasted some rather “interesting” drams.  I have tried some excellent blends. And I have tried a few where I look at the bottle and wonder  if the person who bottled this, tasted it before it was bottled.  This year have been slower than usual in my search for affordable blends. 

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