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Douglas Laing’s Scotch Whiskies- 08.05.08

scotch.jpgGreat packaging + what can only be delicious single malt scotch = the most adorable hand written 20cL bottles of Old Malt Cask Advance Samples. I got launched into this scotch frenzy from The Dieline, which led me to Douglas Laing’s Scotch Whiskies site… which led me not only to these minis, but to so many more beautifully packaged, fascinating single malts i’m now dying to try someday… see more on the next page!

About the minis. “Replicating the sample bottles sent to us from stock held at the Distilleries - these wee 20cl bottles appear to have been hand written by one of the team pulling the sample (full marks for legibility!). We select specific bottlings from the 700cl capacities and fill first about 150-200 of the 20cl bottles - so these are little “rarities” - small bottles, in small quantities, from a very small bottling, from a small family company. Fortunately Fred and Stewart are full size.

They do allow the consumer however to taste a small amount before investing in the larger bottle (for himself or a Club) and they are also causing quite a stir in the gift giving sector of the whisky business.”






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Hi all,

We, here at Douglas Laing, appreciate your comments.

I saw there were some questions regarding availability in Georgia and New York. If you still have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us by e-mail. jan.beckers@douglaslaing.com

Best regards,


----- Jan Beckers 16.07.09 04:01

where can i buy these in NYC?

----- jay P 11.09.08 11:27

Who is your distributor in Georgia?


----- William McKinney 02.09.08 07:58

I do love the authentic feel of these bottles.

----- Evelio 08.08.08 11:58

The ones that seem handwritten are so cute and old-school. Also, I love anything that has a mini version.

----- Maria @ Stickers & Donuts 06.08.08 09:58

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