A 2006 Aultmore single malt from indie bottler Douglas Laing, matured in a single refill hogshead for 14 years, before being bottled in October 2020 as part of its Old Particular series. Rich aromas of toffee, Christmas pudding, Chantilly cream and dried fruits fill the nose, complemented by notes of honey-glazed nuts, pecan pie, vanilla custard and orange zest throughout the palate.
A deliciously sweet 10 year old BenRiach single malt, independently bottled by Douglas Laing for the Old Particular range. This one was distilled in December 2008 and left to age in a refill hogshead until December 2018, when it was bottled at 48.4% ABV with an outturn of 370 bottles.
How splendid, a refill sherry butt of Bowmore with a good amount of ageing on it - look at that lovely colour. This particular butt was from the 2002 vintage and was bottled by Douglas Laing for the Old Particular series at the back end of 2020 (see what I did there).
Even at Douglas Laing's preferred drinking strength of 48.4% this 18 year old refill sherry cask gave up just 284 bottles and we'd be surprised if our share doesn't sell out pretty sharpish. A no-brainer.
Independently bottled single malt from Craigellachie, released for the Old Particular range. This one was aged in a refill hogshead for 14 years - from July 2005 until November 2019 - and was then bottled up by the folks from Douglas Laing. 298 bottles were released.
One of only 281 bottles - charged from a Sherry Butt - REF - DL14181.
This 2005 Dailuaine is a single cask bottling for Douglas Laing's Old Particular range of whisky.
Distilled January 2005.
Bottled August 2020.
Cask No DL14181.
A delightful Dalmore single malt, distilled in October 2005 was laid to rest in a single refill hogshead. Douglas Laing independently bottled the Highlander for the Old Particular range in May 2019, with 316 bottles released at 48.4% ABV. A brilliantly buttery and fruity whisky here.
16 year old single malt, distilled at Glencadam in July 2004 and matured in a single cask until it was independently bottled by Douglas Laing in August 2020. With an outturn of 247 bottles, this rich Highlander is a fabulous addition to the Old Particular range.
Glengoyne single malt here, independently bottled by Douglas Laing for its popular Old Particular range. This one was aged in a refill hogshead for 14 years, being placed into its cask back in August 2005. In September 2019, the cask was cracked open and the whisky was bottled with an outturn of 337 bottles.
12 year old single malt distilled by the brilliant Glen Moray, and aged in a refill hogshead cask from June 2008 to August 2020. After that dozen-year-long slumber, Douglas Laing came along and bottled it up for the Old Particular range, with an outturn of 354 bottles.
This fruity Speysider was distilled at Inchgower in December 1997 and placed into a single refill hogshead for the next two decades. In October 2018, at the age of 20 years old, the single malt was bottled by Douglas Laing. The hogshead yielded 138 bottles at 51.5% ABV, released for the Old Particular series.
This Inchgower single malt was distilled back in 1998! It was filled into a single sherry butt for over two decades, before it was bottled at 21 years old for Douglas Laing's Old Particular series in November 2019. Just 292 limited bottles were released at 51.5% ABV, full of chocolate and spice.
A 12-year-old Jura, independently bottled by those wonderful folks over at Douglas Laing for the Old Particular range! This was distilled in 2006 and left to age in a hogshead cask for a dozen years until it was bottled in at 48.4% ABV.