Fred Laing

Episode 456: December 14, 2013

Dewar’s was forced to remove an online video promotion from the Internet this week after a social media-fueled protest campaign...

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Episode 450: November 2, 2013

This week, we’re in Banff, Alberta for a very special Bowmore weekend in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. The...

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Big Peat Gets Scallywag Sidekick at Douglas Laing & Co.

October 28, 2013 – Douglas Laing & Co. has released the second new whisky brand since the Laing Brothers went...

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Episode 441: September 7, 2013

There was a changing of the guard at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery this week, in addition to the housewarming party for...

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Douglas Laing Gets Particular With New Single Cask Range

September 6, 2013 – When Fred and Stewart Laing agreed to split up the assets of their family’s Douglas Laing...

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Episode 427: June 1, 2013

Stories are what give whisky its unique place in the drinks world, and this week, we’ll hear from two authors...

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Episode 423: May 4, 2013

Family-owned businesses often face obstacles that other companies don’t, and the whisky business is no exception. This week, Fred and...

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Laing Brothers Go Their Separate Ways

May 1, 2013 – The second-generation brothers of Douglas Laing & Co. have split the company in what Fred and...

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Episode 420: April 14, 2013

When Magnus Eunson set up his illegal still on Orkney in 1798, the gaugers in the village of Kirkwall were...

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Changes at Douglas Laing & Co.

April 13, 2013 – One of the longest-running partnerships in the whisky business appears to be coming to an end,...

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