Big Peat

Big Peat – Christmas Edition 2017 (Whisky)

Big Peat Christmas Edition 2017 by Douglas Laing & Remarkable Malts (Islay Blended Scotch Whisky Smoke)

Traditionally, Douglas Laing release a new cask strength edition of their best-selling Big Peat brand every year in time for the festive season. Previously, the Christmas Edition 2016 surprised its fans by being the first (and for a long time most likely also the last) blended malt (more…)

5 new Whiskies by Douglas Laing (Review Flight)

5 new Whiskies by Douglas Laing (Remarkable Malts Provenance Feis Ile Blended Malt Scotch Whisky Single Cask Tasting Notes)

As an avid BarleyMania reader you will have noticed that Douglas Laing has always been one of the most talked-about companies on our pages. I just can’t help it, but I have been in love with them from the moment I first laid eyes on the cute label of their Highlands blend (more…)

Big Peat Feis Isle 2017 (Review)

Big Peat Feis Ile 2017 (Limited Edition Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky Bottling Remarkable Malts Douglas Laing)

Today starts Feis Ile 2017, Islay’s annual whisky craze. While round about 3,500 inhabitants call the beautiful Hebridean island their home for the remaining 51 weeks of the year, almost three times as many people tread its marvelous grounds during the Feis Ile festivities, (more…)

A Remarkable Regional Mix Up! by Douglas Laing (Event)

Douglas Laing's Remarkable Regional Mix Up (Online Tasting Cocktail Class Scotch Whisky Timorous Beastie Big Peat Islay BarleyMania)

In recent times, I often stumbled upon Twitter Tastings and other online whisky get-togethers. They always sounded like good fun, but I never managed to take part in any. Until yesterday! Thanks to Douglas Laing’s Marketing Assistant Hannah, I got an invitation (more…)

Big Peat – Christmas Edition 2015 (Review)

Big Peat - Christmas Edition 2015 (Douglas Laing Blended Islay Scotch Whisky Bowmore Ardbeg Coal Ila Heavily Peated Whisky)

No festive season is complete without a couple of visits from our favorite Ileach, Big Peat. Underneath his weather-beaten shell, this gentle giant has a heart of gold. And this makes him the perfect guest on long winter evenings that see the sun setting at 4pm (more…)

Big Peat Christmas 2016: “The very best of Islay in a bottle” (Interview)

Big Peat - Christmas 2016 (Douglas Laing Remarkable Malts Blended Scotch Whisky Whiskey Xmas Islay Peat Limited)

For the sixth year in a row, Glasgow’s Douglas Laing & Co have now released a limited edition seasonal bottling of their signature Islay malt Big Peat. Compared to the regular edition, the X-mas version always comes with a new package and in cask strength. (more…)