North British / Douglas Laing

North British 50Yr Directors Cut (Douglas Laing) Review

North British 50 Year Old Douglas Laing Special - a word used a little too often in my opinion but this whisky is most definitely Special. I managed to sample this as part of the half Time Orange arrangements at The Whisky Fringe and knew the instant i put it to my nose it was special.

Bottled by Douglas Laing this North British 1962 (yup 50 Years old) Directors Cut is still popping out at 57.1% from the Cask which is brilliant and it just shines, i cannot recommend this whisky enough.

This Amazing Whisky is available from The Whisky Barrel

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

Dewy grass, distinctive grain with light fresh notes and slight underlying wood, so light and fresh, almost mint and fresh leaves

Palate

sweet toffee apples and lush dewy covered grass with mint sprigs

Finish

lush lasting grassy notes with light wood and superbly smooth for 57%

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: North British 50Yr Directors Cut (Douglas Laing)
Age: 50
ABV: 57.10
Distiller: North British
Bottler: Douglas Laing
Type: Single Cask Single Grain
From: Scotland, Lowland
Posted: 14/08/2012 by Tom



Please note links to retailers may be affiliate links tracked by cookies and Toms Whisky Reviews may receive a percentage in commission for any purchases you make. Due to the nature of retail, Toms Whisky Reviews do not guarantee of any of the items being in stock, please check with the retailer for up to date stock levels.