Is Bruichladdich a good whisky?

Is Bruichladdich a good whisky?

While it may not be a consistent whisky, because it’s always changing its cask source, it is consistently good.

What kind of Scotch is Bruichladdich?

Bruichladdich is an unpeated whisky – rare among other distilleries on the island, with only Bunnahabhain doing likewise. Its peated whiskies (Port Charlotte and Octomore) are kept as separate brands so as not to confuse the consumer.

Who is Bruichladdich owned by?

Remy Cointreau
Drinks giant Remy Cointreau has agreed to buy Hebridean distillery Bruichladdich for £58m. The acquisition marks the French company’s first move into the premium single malt Scotch whisky market.

How do you drink Bruichladdich?

How do we recommend enjoying our Bruichladdich single malt whisky? You are welcome to taste them neat, however we recommend that our single malts are best enjoyed with the addition of extra still spring water to release the natural aromas and reduce the strength to your preferred level according to mood.

How good is Bruichladdich?

Palate: Viscous but not quite syrupy body. A moderate tongue burn – consistent with 50% ABV – is followed by unctuous dripping honey, peach jelly, buttered scones, and more golden raisins. On subsequent tastes, the red wine elements are a little clearer – redder fruits and jammy port wine. Very tasty.

What does Bruichladdich taste like?

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt Wafts of sea air. Palate: Red apples and white grapes, with touches of sweet cinnamon and brown sugar. Still softly coastal. Finish: Mineral-rich malt, with toffee and more honey.

Which Bruichladdich is the best?

Highest rated whiskies with > 3 votes

  • 94.00. Bruichladdich 1958 CA.
  • 93.21. Bruichladdich 40-year-old.
  • 92.95. Bruichladdich 10-year-old.
  • 92.50. Bruichladdich 1984 Golder Still.
  • 92.47. Bruichladdich 1964 GM.

Where is Bruichladdich made?

Bruichladdich Distillery is located on the southwestern tip of the remote Hebridean island of Islay where we distil four unique spirits. Home to Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte and Octomore single malt whiskies and The Botanist Islay dry gin.

How do you pronounce Bruichladdich Scotch?

Bruichladdich. Many a dram drinker has made the mistake of making an “ick” or even “ich” sound at the end of the name of this Islay Scotch whisky. Correctly pronounced “Brook-laddie”, this distillery’s Gaelic name is often interpreted as “stony shore bank”, referring to its rugged island location.

Is single malt Whiskey good for you?

Whisky lowers the risk of heart disease They measured antioxidant levels in a group of nine men after they drank wine, aged single malt, and “new spirit” (alcohol just out of the still). They found that the single malt provided the largest concentrations of antioxidants.

How old is Bruichladdich classic laddie?

Bruichladdich’s Classic Laddie is a no-age-statement single malt, meaning that all you know from the label is that it’s at least three years old – because whisky can’t legally be called whisky until it reaches that age.

Where is the Bruichladdich whisky distillery in Scotland?

Bruichladdich Single Malt Whisky. Built in 1881 by the Harvey brothers, Bruichladdich distillery sits opposite the western shore of Loch Indaal on Islay, an island off the west coast of Scotland.

Where does the last name Bruichladdich come from?

The name Bruichladdich is an anglicisation of Bruthach a’ Chladaich, Scottish Gaelic for Brae of the Shore.

What kind of mash tun does Bruichladdich use?

Much of the equipment used at Bruichladdich dates as far back as the distillery’s early days and includes a cast iron mash tun circa 1818 that was originally from Bunnahabhain, and an original belt driven “Boby” mill built in 1913.

How old is the cask of Bruichladdich Laddie?

Registration for our festival hub grants you access to view the full detail of our Bruichladdich Laddie Origins, a Bruichladdich 17-year-old Single Cask and The Botanist’s first-ever Islay Aged Gin. The ballot will run from now until Friday 4th June.