In the wee hours of the 14th of October, I was invited for a tasting at the offices of Remy Cointreau Asia which was to showcase the 4th edition of the Bruichladdich Micro Provenance series. This was the first time that there was a livestream event hosted in Singapore and it was a case of […]Read more "Bruichladdich Micro Provenance 4 (LaddieMP4)"
Another week, another review. And somehow it inevitably comes back to Bruichladdich. If anything, this is a distillery that knows exactly how to make great whisky (and long may it continue!) The readers of this blog will know all too well just how much I love Bruichladdich. It is a distillery that goes about its […]Read more "Whisky Review #31: Bruichladdich The Organic Scottish Barley"
This review is a bit of a departure from the usual fare as instead of reviewing just one whisky, I will be reviewing THREE. The reason for this lies in the fact that I had the chance to sample all three at the same time during a tasting session at a bar. But first, a […]Read more "Whisky Review #16: Triple Threat (Arran vs Bruichladdich vs Glenkinchie)"
For my eighth review, I will be showcasing the TEN (yes, I said TEN) whiskies that I had the privilege of trying at Bruichladdich during my visit. The whiskies are as follows: 1) Bruichladdich 22 Years Old PX – The Laddie Valinch 09. James McColl (50.7% abv) 2) Bruichladdich 1985 Bourbon Cask Sample (50.2% abv, […]Read more "Whisky Review #8: Bruichladdich"
The 8th and final distillery in my series focuses on Bruichladdich, which as previously mentioned is a highly celebrated distillery with quite an interesting history and has produced some stellar bottlings old and new. Bruichladdich is located on the South-Western side of Islay in an area known as the Rhinns. The distillery itself is located […]Read more "The Islay Series – Distillery #8: Bruichladdich"
After we had left Jim’s office, we made our way back to the distillery shop and waited for our tour to start. Mary informed us that usually the warehouse tour would be conducted by her and that the cost was £25 per person. However, she had previously broken her leg after slipping on a patch […]Read more "Bruichladdich (and Islay): A Tribute (Part 4)"
When we had reached the offices on the 2nd floor, we made our way down the corridor and searched for the one which was inhabited by the great man himself, Mr Jim McEwan. It was then that we came across this: We looked in the office and there was no one there. But then we […]Read more "Bruichladdich (and Islay): A Tribute (Part 3)"