Global Travel Retail is an ever expanding market for whisky, and other luxury goods, and it's nice when the bottles are smaller batch, or single cask and not the mass produced no age statements that some distilleries are pumping out for this market.
Back in July I managed to miss the Twitter tasting for this range of Murray McDavid drams due to being held up at work and it's taken me a while to catch up and get to these drams.
Another interesting Douglas Laing single grain this Loch Lomond 19 year old has much more cereal and spice notes than i was expecting.
A single cask bottled by the distillery distilled in 2006 and bottled in 2017 this cask was selected by master blender Michael Henry and bottled at cask strength at 53.1%.
A fantastic dram from the creative geniusus at That Boutique-y Whisky Company this is the Loch Lomond Batch 1.
Tasted as part of a FlashBlog organised by The Whisky Wire on behalf of Loch Lomond.
This Loch Lomond The Open Course Collection Royal Portrush 19 years has been matured in American Oak, the liquid was then finished in claret casks as an homage to the famous Open trophy, and as a result has developed a stunning rose colour.
This single cask Single grain whisky was tasted as part of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society's Grain Week