Rock Oyster

70cl / 46.8%
  • Island Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Douglas Laing
Rock Oyster
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Rock Oyster is Douglas Laing's blended malt based on whiskies from the Islands, specifically Jura, Islay, Arran and Orkney. Rich with a smoky and maritime character.

Douglas Laing
Chill Filtered


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Sage Sage
  • Black Pepper Black Pepper
  • Liquorice root Liquorice root
  • Rosemary Rosemary
  • Brine Brine
  • Honey Honey

Rock Oyster Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: As fresh and invigorating as a walk on the seafront. Briney, cough sweets, liquorice, and fresh herbs (sage and rosemary).

    Palate: Richer than expected, with warming notes of black pepper, sea salt and ozone, as well as a hint of honeyed fruit. Good weight.

    Finish: The well-balanced peat acts as a seabreak to the subtle but welcome fruit.

12 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    22 March

    I was really pleasantly surprised by this blend - a wonderful combination of sweetness, saltiness and peat.

  • 5
    6 February

    Brilliant blend of malts. As soon as I tried it I ordered more. Lots more.

  • 5
    3 December 2018

    This alone, is a reason to give blended malt a go. Brine, smoke, citrus and herbs make this blend of Island malts a note-worthy dram in its own right. After a day at the coast, this is a real favourite of mine. Once tasted, never forgotten!

  • 5
    13 February 2018

    One of, if not the best blended whisky I have ever had! Wonderful sweet peat, with an amazing briny taste. A true maritime malt.

  • 5
    16 January 2018

    Expected salt and it delivers! Really good blend

  • 5
    16 January 2018

    one of my top go to whiskies. never dissapoints.

  • 5
    15 October 2017

    Everything you look for in an island malt whisky. Tired at a whisky tasting recently and came back for more. Delicious straight up or with a bit of salted caramel which is what I was recommended to try.

  • 5
    19 September 2017

    An excellent discovery. I'm delighted to have found this whisky. Jam packed with maritime qualities as well as a real sweetness. Love love love it!

  • 3
    21 May 2017

    This whisky is obviously not for everyone. I appreciate the quality and smoothness of it but goddamn this tastes like seawater with a touch of honey and peat and I think I would prefer a whisky that tasted like peat and honey with a touch of seawater. It's very salty too, like a salt whisky. For me it is bizarre. I thought the Timorous Beastie was the bomb though.

  • 5
    6 December 2016

    Excellent peated malt blend with a strong warmth, full body and pleasant saltiness. Great combination of my favourite island flavours.

  • 5
    15 June 2015

    One of the most unusual whiskeys I have ever tasted. It''s salty, yet has a fresh citrusy edge and a sweet smokeyness to it which balances the saltiness. Having purchased it last week it is now one of my favourite whiskey blends and I would highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys whiskey.

  • 5
    31 May 2015

    Fabulous full bodied, smoky and salty. You can taste sea air. Great blend. Beautiful flavour