Bruichladdich 13 year old, batch 11 – That Boutiquey Whisky Company

Get on the ferry we are a heading back to Islay !! Day 12 from the – That Boutiquey Whisky Company Advent Calendar offers up this Bruichladdich 13 year old, batch 11.. Bruichladdich has a philosophy that “Terroir matters” and that the process of making whisky is far greater than just the distillery itself …..

Bruichladdich 16 year old Single cask – Claxtons.

A few nights ago I was privileged to be involved with another live tasting on Twitter with Steve Rush and Claxtons independent bottlers in order to showcase the winter releases.. Rather than write down the whole tasting I decided to do them individually as they all deserve the obligatory 15 minutes of fame as they…

A day in the life interview with Bruichladdich’s Christy McFarlane.

The “ A day in the life” series continues with a behind the scenes feature, although anyone who has watched any of the live tastings from Bruichladdich or had the pleasure of meeting some of the team at festivals may already know Christy. Christy is generally one of the hard working people behind the scenes…

Bruichladdich Islay Barley

What do we have here then ? Another expression from those guys at Bruichladdich distillery,  this time the Islay based distillery is offering us a 100% Islay Barley made whisky.  Made with barley harvested back in 2006  from Rockside Farm ( located on Islay ) and distilled in 2007, this expression really is all Islay…

A “TROIKA OF TENS” WITH BRUICHLADDICH

There is a little island of the coast of Scotland that goes by the name of Islay.. And anyone who has the slightest inclination about whisky knows this island is a Mecca for whisky.  The island has some of the most iconic distilleries in the business producing some of the finest whisky money can buy….

BRUICHLADDICH RIOJA WINE CASK (Claxtons)

Since I started this blog I must admit to not reviewing too much from Islay but when independent bottlers Claxtons sent me this sample from a single cask of Bruichladdich I could not wait to dive in, but as things typically happen this got pushed back a little.. I now have my sample ready and…

BRUICHLADDICH CUVÉE382.

“This freedom to challenge and to pioneer is central to the heart and soul of Bruichladdich Above all we believe in authenticity. That a whisky should speak of the land and of the people who crafted it. Ultimate provenance, ultimate traceability. A whisky that could not be made anywhere else or by anyone else –…

Bruichladdich

Owner.. Remy cointreau. Founded.. 1881. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 1 500 000 litres. Tel.. 01496 850221 Web.. http://www.bruichladdich.com Visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own [ 2 casks available] At Bruichladdich, we believe the whisky industry has been stifled by industrialisation and self-interest – huge organisations have developed that require a stable status quo to ensure that…