Brilliantly peaty 12 year old whisky here from the Benriach Distillery, released as part of its new core range launched in 2020. To create this expression, Dr. Rachel Barrie used a combo of bourbon, sherry and Marsala wine casks, imparting sun-dried fruit and warming festive spice notes to the smoky single malt. Ought to be fab for chilly evenings, this one...
From Benriach's 2020 relaunch of its cracking core range comes The Twelve, a 12 year old Speyside single malt mature in a trio of casks - namely sherry casks, bourbon casks and Port casks! This maturation has imparted dried fruit notes galore, alongside wafts of good coffee and subtle spices. Very impressive indeed.
Part of Benromach's Contrasts range, this expression from the Speyside-based distillery is a certified organic single malt! It was matured in virgin oak casks, which were filled in 2012 and cracked open in 2020, with the whisky bottled up at 46% ABV. Fully accredited by the UK Soil Association, this one. Marvellously impressive.
Archetypally Islay, Big Peat 12 Years Old delivers charred oak, chimney smoke, rock pools and summer tar, running to a long and lingering finish with brown sugar, bonfire ashes and a real phenolic quality. Proudly bottled at 46% alcohol strength and offered without colouring or chill-filtration, Big Peat 12 Years Old is the ultimate distillation of Islay.
Douglas Laing has gone and released an excellent limited edition bottling of Big Peat in celebration of Fèis Ìle 2022! Dubbed the Beach BBQ Edition, this blended malt Scotch whisky combines a host of whiskies from distilleries across Islay, offering up an appropriately smoky flavour profile. Bottled up at a weighty 54.2% ABV, only 3,000 bottles were produced, featuring the eponymous Big Peat on the label having a traditional Scottish BBQ in the pouring rain.
A merry medley of Islay single malts come together in this festive offering of Douglas Laing's Big Peat! Brimming with generous helpings of hearty peat smoke and including single malts from the likes of Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila, and the revered Port Ellen, it's the perfect way for any Islay whisky fan to celebrate Christmas.
The 2020 release of Douglas Laing's annual Big Peat Christmas Edition Islay blended malt is the 10th edition of this festive whisky. Aromas of cedar, barbecued meat and green apple fill the nose, complemented by notes of peppercorn, cool mint and billowing smoke throughout the palate.
From the Douglas Laing family to yours, we’re proud to present Big Peat’s Limited Edition Festive bottling for Christmas 2021! Proudly offered without colouring or chill-filtration and bottled at a natural cask strength of 52.8%, this potently punchy dram is the perfect accompaniment to those long, chilly winter nights.
Big Peat is a marriage of Single Malt Scotch Whiskies only from the island of Islay. With Caol Ila spirit bringing sweetness, Bowmore the perfect balance, Ardbeg a medicinal, earthy quality and Port Ellen, a degree of elegance, Big Peat represents all that is Islay in a bottle. Part of the Remarkable Regional Malts range, the ultimate distillation of Scotland’s Malt Whisky Regions.
BIG PEAT Heroes Edition. Established in 1948, Douglas Laing is a proudly independent, family owned Scotch Whisky business in its third generation. Over 70 years of heritage have helped us to refine our processes, and deliver Whisky that is consistently exceptional in its offering. Abiding to the philosophy of presenting Whisky as the Distiller intended, we add nothing and take nothing away from our spirit, enabling Whisky lovers around the world to come as close as they possibly can to sampling a dram straight from the Cask.
Douglas Laing's Big Peat is a feisty Islay character with a sweet side. This is a small batch bottling, without colouring or chill-filtration and only contains Islay Malt Whiskies, including Ardbeg, Caol Ila, Bowmore and (even the now closed) Port Ellen to name but a few! Big Peat is fresh, salty and clean on the nose, with notes of sweet malts dried over peat. Typically Islay in flavour, the palate carries notes of ash, sweet tar, smoking chimneys and a subtle salty beach quality, with a long and lingering phenolic finish.
One of a trio of 2017 releases from Bladnoch celebrating the reopening of the distillery in the Lowland region. The Adela 15 Year Old expression is crafted using whiskies matured in both American and Spanish oak Oloroso Sherry butts.
The world-famous London Dry gin in it’s distinctive blue bottle. Every drop contains 10 hand-selected botanicals hand picked from around the world.
Bottega Rose Gold is a Brut rosé sparkling wine obtained through vinification of Pinot Nero grapes.
Reflecting the essence of Bowmore – thrashing waves, windswept landscapes and generations of tradition – our 12 years old is both complex and perfectly balanced. Subtle lemon and sweet heather honey complement Bowmore’s trademark peat smoke, leading to a delicious, long and mellow finish.
Bruichladdich's Scottish Barley is made entirely from Scottish-grown barley, trickle distilled and then matured in American oak. The distillery class it as their signature bottling.