Overall rating
Blended Malt
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Small Batch Release
46.8 % Vol.
50 ml
Added on
03 Nov 2015 1:38 pm by RoyC

Average value

€ 6,52

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Whisky Reviews for Rock Oyster DL

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.60 points

  1. drwarrendax scored this whisky 78 points Member Junior

    Peat with sweet malt
    Fresh breeze with grass
    Pepper wit nutmeg
    Peat, licorice, pepper
    crispbread, sharp with chili

  2. Martin1965 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoke, heather, seasoning, maritime, sour lemon
    • Taste
      Smoke, salt, sea flavors, ashes, citrus
    • Finish
      Medium long with smoke and sea flavors

      Very interesting part, should you have tried - 85 points

  3. Bosi scored this whisky 77 points Specialist

    This Island Blend lives up to its promise (just like Douglas Laing's other regional malts). Some smoke, a lot of salt and maritime notes make a good blend. However, a few older components would have been desirable. Maybe Rock Oyster will soon have older variants, similar to Timorous Beastie.
    • Nose
      First, the Rock Oyster is very fruity with plums and apricots. This Obstler-like shows that the components of the blend are still very young. After the fruits are gone, a maritime smoke prevails. This will get stronger over time and some liquorice will be added.
    • Taste
      Now the maritime notes unfold completely. A lot of salt mixes with the smoke of a cold campfire and an oily texture. The fruits are now missing completely. The taste provides cayenne pepper and salt caramel.
    • Finish
      The relatively short finish has notes of pepper. Kelp, wood fire and some gum.


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