Port Ellen (Closed) / Douglas Laing

Port Ellen 30 Year Old (Douglas Laing) Review

Port Ellen 30 Year Old This Port Ellen 30 Year Old was tasted back in April 2014 on a visit to Douglas Laing HQ in Glasgow.

getting to try one Port Ellen was lucky, getting to try 2 was just outstanding, this time from an ex sherry cask, this really works well and i think it was my favourite of the two, Neil (@neilmackinnon1) was also in heaven with these two drams.

I'm not sure which bottling this became and the ABV is a guestimate but oh my the Port Ellen drams that Douglas Laing have squirred away will only get better from here.

Thanks again to Douglas Laing for having us over at their HQ and to Jan (@whiskyjan) for taking us through the whiskies.

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

Hiding in here is the typical edinburgh rock note that i get mixed with some lovely sweet smoke and sherry covered fruits, lots or real treacley goodness in here with dried fruits sneaking up at the end

Palate

sweet, chalky, edinburgh rocky, with a maltiness and lovely sweet velvety smoke that turns fruity in the mouth

Finish

sweet smoke and fruity edinburgh rock

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Port Ellen 30 Year Old (Douglas Laing)
Age: 30
ABV: 50.00
Distiller: Port Ellen (Closed)
Bottler: Douglas Laing
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Islay
Posted: 13/10/2014 by Tom



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