Douglas Laing & Co has unveiled the first single cask Scotch edition of its new Old Particular “Consortium of Cards” range, which is themed around a deck of playing cards.
The “Queen of the Hebrides”, an Old Particular Laphroaig 18 Years Old, is the first of four limited edition releases in the series.
It is charged from a single refill butt and bottled at 50%ABV. Just 665 bottles are available, with each one displaying a specially commissioned “Queen of the Hebrides” illustration.
Douglas Laing & Co will also release 15 single cask malts and 5 single cask grains under the Old Particular label.
The single malt range delivers “aged and rare bottlings” from Speyside, the Highlands and Islay, including an Old Particular Glen Grant 21 Years Old and a Bruichladdich 11 Years Old charged from a Sherry Hogshead.
The five single grain bottlings include a Cameronbridge 25 Years Old.
The Old Particular series of individually hand-selected aged Single Casks from across Scotland, originally launched in 2013.
Old Particular bottlings, including the “Queen of the Hebrides” special edition, are available from specialist Scotch Whisky retailers worldwide.