I am curious about 'The Black Douglas 100% Scotch Whiskey'. From the research I have done , which has not been that extensive, Black Douglas hardly rates a mention.
Is this because it is not considered a good scotch whiskey?
I have a 1125ml, bottle of (and I am typing what is on the label).... 'The Black Douglas deluxe 100% Scotch Whiskey....aged and blended in scotland'. Now I may be ignorant but I have always been under the impression that Black Douglas is a very good scotch.
So now the background is covered a couple of questions.
I have also thought that Black Douglas is aged 8- 12 years prior to bottling, is that correct as nothing is mentioned on this bottle?
Next is, if the above is correct the date stamped on the bottle is 01/98...which would then leave me to assume that this whiskey is now between 12- 16 years of age. So my question, is there an expiration date as such on this or does Black Douglas age well.
My reasons for asking these questions are that I am wanting to keep a bottle of whiskey to have a drink with my future son ( at the moment I am just practising )upon his turning 18 years of age. This was something that my departed father did with me ( 21 year old scotch and bourbon unopened and an 18 year old scotch sampled along the way)and something I felt very significant.
If you can propose a more preferential scotch whiskey that would also be appreciated.
Any comments opinions and advice would be very much welcome and appreciated