Friday, September 24, 2021


Scotch whisky specialist Douglas Laing & Co, has announced the launch of its annual limited-edition Big Peat Christmas bottling.

Big Peat Christmas 2021 (52.8% ABV) is an Islay blended malt Scotch whisky, which is said to be “packed with earthy, leathery, ashy charm, balanced by a wonderfully warming sweetness”.

Big Peat Christmas 2021

This latest release rounds off a big year for the Big Peat brand, which has seen it take home a Gold Award at the San Francisco World Spirits Awards and the Master Medal at the Spirits Business Awards.

Commenting on the news, Fred Laing, Chairman of Douglas Laing & Co, said: “Our family business is truly grateful and pleased to know that our Big Peat Christmas bottling has become something of an annual ritual for other Islay Whisky-loving families all over the world. It is so heartwarming to receive messages from keen consumers for whom opening that special bottle of Big Peat Christmas marks the beginning of the festivities with friends and family. At the figurative helm of our family sits Big Peat himself – and so, from our family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas indeed.”

Big Peat Christmas 2021, will be available later this month from specialist retailers. RRP (tbc).

Posted by Steve Rush