Laing goes with the grain

Family-owned Scotch whisky firm Douglas Laing & Co has expanded its Old Particular range with the release of Old Particular single cask single grain whiskies.

First launched in 2013 with an exclusively single malt portfolio, the Old Particular range comprises a series of hand-selected aged whiskies from distilleries across Scotland.

Old Particular Grain

The new single cask single grain range comprises four expressions: Cameronbridge 25 Years Old, Girvan 25 Years Old, North British 21 Years Old and Strathclyde 27 Years Old.

Each whisky is bottled from only one cask without colouring or chill filtration, and bottled at high strength with ABVs ranging from 50.9% to 61.3%.

Douglas Laing founder Fred Laing said that in the last five or six years, the firm has “softly promoted, and gently educated the malt community with the ‘surprise’ quality of old grain Scotch whiskies, and we have been rewarded with sustained growth”.

“Douglas Laing & Co certainly believes the time is now right to give this long under-rated sector far greater kudos,” he said.

“So within our Old Particular single cask flagship brand, we will now release selected antique stocks of different grain Scotch whiskies in a lively new livery which both differentiates it from the malts and also retains the character and specialised gravitas of the brand.”