Tag Archives: Bruichladdich

Review: Bruichladdich’s 10 Year Old Second Releases

A NEW ‘TROIKA’ OF TENS In 2011, Bruichladdich released their first new 10 year olds made from the spirit distilled since they re-opened for business in 2001. Now Bruichladdich have released their second batch of 10 year olds, described by … Continue reading

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Review: Bruichladdich Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

Bruichladdich Classic Laddie Scottish Barley – 50% abv Info: “Made from 100% Scottish barley, trickle distilled, then matured for its entire life by the shores of Lochindaal in premium American oak, it is a testament to the quality our ingredients.”. … Continue reading

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Review: Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2007

Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2007 – 50% abv Info: Harvested in 2006 and distilled in 2007, the grain for this whisky was grown for Bruichladdich in the Minister’s Field at Rockside Farm by Mark and Rohaise French. Colour: Light straw golden, nice … Continue reading

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Review: Port Charlotte 12yo

Port Charlotte (Bruichladdich) – 12yo – 58.7% abv Info: This is a Travel Retail release (i.e. you can mostly only get it in airports or at the distillery). It’s being launched tomorrow aboard a Viking Line ferry in the Baltic sea … Continue reading

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Review: Port Charlotte Islay Barley

Port Charlotte (Bruichladdich) – Islay Barley 2008 – 50% abv Info: This is the first Port Charlotte release to have been created using barley that was exclusively grown on Islay and nowhere else. Harvested in September 2008 from the farms … Continue reading

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Review: Octomore 6.3 Islay Barley

Octomore 6.3 Islay Barley – 2009 / 5yo – 64% abv Info: The first Octomore distilled from 100% Islay barley. Grown and harvested by James Brown from Lorgba, a field on Octomore farm. A massive 258 PPM. Colour: Fairly rich … Continue reading

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Review: A pentalogy of Octomore (2.2, 5.1, 6.2, 10yo, Feis ’14)

Octomore 2.2  – Orpheus 61% ABV Colour: Golden with red tints. Nose: Thick, buttery, creamy and fruity all mashed together with elegant peat and smoke. Red berries mashed up, jelly like. Palate: Thick, oily and smoky with elegant peat (no … Continue reading

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