- Bruichladdich 10 Year Old Octave Heavily Peated
Bruichladdich 10 year old Scotch whiskey distilled using heavily peated malted barley (Port Charlotte anyone?).
Matured in a small 70-litre sherry Octave cask from Duncan Taylor.
Before: creamy, lime zest, ash, dry smoke, hickory, brine.
After: caramel, linseed oil, cherries, sweet smoke, oily, salty, prunes, smoked cheese.
Bruichladdich Single Malt Whiskey
Bruichladdich Distillery was established in 1881 by the Harvey family of distillers based in Glasgow. Situated on the Rhinns peninsular on the island of Islay close and close to the sandy bays of Loch Indaal. Re-opened in 2001 with much of the original Victorian equipment restored to working order. The first release of Bruichladdich's new whiskey was the highly acclaimed PC5, the first release in the limited Port Charlotte range. Also producing very highly peated Octamore, Organic using Islay grown barley, and triple and quadruple distilled single malt and single cask releases. Bruichladdich distillery participates in Feis Ile, the annual Islay Whiskey Festival.