Interview with: The Single Cask

Interview with The Single Cask

This month’s whisky tasting box centred around some incredible independent bottlings from cask-strength fanatics, The Single Cask. We really enjoyed trying a selection of Scotch whiskies that were all a little bit different from standard distillery releases, so we tracked down Ed, from their UK team, to find out a little bit more about them. … Continue reading “Interview with: The Single Cask”

Incredible Indies: The Single Cask

Incredible Indies: The Single Cask September Box Announcement

As a small, independent company, we feel a lot of affinity to independent whisky bottlers. In fact, we’ve written at length  about why we think more people should be seeking out whisky from these “incredible indies”. Not only that, but we also dedicated a past box to veteran indies, Douglas Laing. So that’s why we’re … Continue reading “Incredible Indies: The Single Cask”

Best Independent Whisky Bottlers you Might Not Have Tried … Yet

Best Independent Whisky Bottlers you Might Not Have Tried ... Yet

It’s no secret that at the Dram Team we love independent whisky bottlers. In fact, we recently treated our tasting box members to some cracking examples.  The wonderful world of independent bottlers is not such a secret, anymore. Lots of whisky fans now appreciate the indies for many reasons. Independent bottlers source whisky from many … Continue reading “Best Independent Whisky Bottlers you Might Not Have Tried … Yet”

Meet Cara Laing, Director of Whisky at Douglas Laing

Meet Cara Laing, Director of Whisky at Douglas Laing

Established in 1948, Douglas Laing is a leading independent blender and bottler specialising in the creation of artisan, small-batch and Single Cask Scotch Whiskies. Hand-selected from the finest, and often rarest stocks available throughout Scotland, their whisky is at high alcohol strength and made without chill-filtration or added colour. We were fortunate to Meet Cara … Continue reading “Meet Cara Laing, Director of Whisky at Douglas Laing”

My Favourite Douglas Laing Whiskies

My Favourite Douglas Laing Whiskies

Douglas Laing is one of my absolute favourite indie whisky bottlers. And that’s saying a lot, because I’m a pretty big fan of indie bottlers, and there are quite a lot of them… (On that note, check out our other blog post about some favourite indie bottlers you’ve never heard of!) Picking the my favourites … Continue reading “My Favourite Douglas Laing Whiskies”

Douglas Laing Whisky: Everything You Need to Know!

Everything you need to know about Douglas Laing Whisky

It’s no secret that we love independent whisky bottlers at The Dram Team. So much so that we’ve regularly featured them as part of our tasting boxes!  So as part of an ongoing exploration into the incredible indies in our tasting boxes, I’m also going to write about them on the blog. Our first feature … Continue reading “Douglas Laing Whisky: Everything You Need to Know!”