ROCK OYSTER SMALL BATCH BLENDED MALT WHISKY ~ ISLANDS, SCOTLAND
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Master - Blended: Premium - 2015 The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)
Joining Douglas Laing's range of blended malts in early 2015, Rock Oyster is a magnificent maritime marvel made with single malts distilled on Scottish islands including Orkney, Jura, Arran and Islay.
Fred Laing "If I could select just one dram to transport the whisky enthusiast to the Islands of Scotland, it would be this one." So go on and take a coastal trip by way of wonderful blended malt Scotch whisky.
Master of Malt "A magnificent maritime marvel made with single malts distilled on Scottish islands including Orkney, Jura, Arran and Islay. As ever from Douglas Laing, this tasty, coastal dram is very handsomely presented from top to bottom."
Craft56 "An extraordinary encapsulation of the very best Single Malts distilled amongst others on the glorious islands of Islay, Arran, Jura and Orkney, Rock Oyster is a subtle, smoky and sweet celebration of the sea."
Nose - Wind-swept beaches, coastal peat and a hint of ash complemented by touches of green fruit.
Palate - Yet more sea breeze, with oat cake crumbs, growing spicy notes of cracked black pepper and a deft whiff of peat smoke. Hints of vanilla here and there.
Finish - Salinity lasts on the finish along with peppery warmth.
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.
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