Douglas of Drumlanrig New Bottlings For April 2011 – Scotch Whisky News

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Dear Customer,

The DOUGLAS brand of Malts continues to find new markets and where that happens sales have been increasing. That success allows us to expand considerably the offering we make – to a point that we have twelve (12)new bottlings to add to the price list. These include Malts from the Lowlands, Highlands, Speyside and Islay – some from Sherry casks, some from first filled Bourbons and others from refill hogsheads.

Tasting Notes follow:

DOD0160 MACALLAN 8 YEAR OLD

Style: Fresh +honeyed – spicy ginger + vanilla – sweetly malted (F)

DOD0165 AUCHENTOSHAN 10 YEAR OLD

Style: sweetly fruited – spicy & barley sugar’ed – nutty & spicy (J)

DOD0167 BRAEVAL SHERRY MATURED 11 YEAR OLD

Style: sweetly fruited – spicy & barley sugar’ed – nutty & spicy (J)

DOD0157 ROYAL BRACKLA 11 YEAR OLD

Style: clean & fruity + peated malt + warming smoke (J)

DOD0164 ABERLOUR 11 YEAR OLD

Style: clean & fresh – sweet + barley & honey – ginger-y spiced

DOD0166 BENRINNES SHERRY MATURED 12 YEAR OLD

Style: gristy & sweetly spiced – fruity (raspberries) + raisins & vanilla (F)

DOD0169 BOWMORE 12 YEAR OLD

Style: sweet & softly peated – salty & ashy + dark chocolate (F)

DOD0159 GLENROTHES 12 YEAR OLD

Style: Buttery sweet + vanilla’d – distinctly toffee’d – mellow.

DOD0168 LINKWOOD BOURBON C ASK 13 YEAR OLD

Style: sweet & fruity – macerated pears – orange bitters (J)

DOD0161 CAOL ILA 14 YEAR OLD

Style: sweet & smoky – dry ashes & beach bonfire + coffee (J)

DOD0163 CRAIGELLACHIE 14 YEAR OLD

Style: Barley sugar with citrus – plus sweet spices and light camphor. (F)

DOD0162 CLYNELISH 15 YEAR OLD

Style: cedar wood & fruit boxes – spicy caramel – toffee & coffee

Thank you for your support in the past. We will look forward to working further with you after review of this latest addition to the range when you can be assured of our best and personal attention.

All best wishes,

Fred H Laing

Visit Douglas Laing & Co. Ltd. at www.douglaslaing.com

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