Most of you would know that I absolutely adore Bruichladdich and the whiskies that they produce. I had the privilege of working at Bruichladdich distillery during my return trip to Islay last month and had the pleasure of working with the staff from both the bottling line and warehouse departments. During my time there, I […]Read more "Whisky Review #133: Bruichladdich Black Art 6.1 1990 26 Years Old"
It is a well-known fact that Bruichladdich is my favourite distillery and the wealth of expressions which are available to sample makes it an easy proposition whenever I’m at a bar. It was during one of my (increasingly frequent) visits to one of the newest whisky bars in Singapore, The Swan Song, that I noticed […]Read more "Whisky Review #126: Bruichladdich “Oirthir Gaidheal” 1993 16 Years Old (Feis Ile 2009 Bottling)"
And so after another extended hiatus, I’m back! While the inertia has been rather prevalent since the turn of the new year, the reviews continue to be prepared and they will revert to the weekly format going forward. This week’s review focuses on a rather interesting expression from Bruichladdich which was distilled in 2001, matured […]Read more "Whisky Review #124: Elements of Islay Br7"
Bruichladdich has been known for its innovative releases over the years and it is this spirit of innovation which has allowed for them to release a number of unusual and interesting releases over the years. With the distillery sporting three distinct lines of production (Bruichladdich for their unpeated releases, Port Charlotte for their heavily peated […]Read more "Whisky Review #105: Bruichladdich Octomore OBA Concept_0.1"
It is a well-known fact that Bruichladdich was generally producing unpeated whiskies for the latter half of the previous century, primarily due to its importance in several blends as well as the then owners’ desire to produce an Islay whisky without the infamous peaty and smoky notes. While they may have had their reasons for […]Read more "Whisky Review #88: Port Charlotte Micro Provenance 5 Samples (#LaddieMP5)"
NOTE: The first edition of this guide was published in late September 2015 as a means to provide readers with the necessary information that they would need in order to plan for their trip to Islay. This updated version provides most of the same information as the original, although there have been some amendments made […]Read more "Visiting Islay: The Things You Need To Know (2017 Edition)"
This review will focus on the 3 samples which were on offer during the Bruichladdich Micro Provenance 4 livestream and tasting session at the offices of Remy Cointreau Asia on the morning of the 14th of October. The samples are as follows: Cask #361 – distilled in 2008 and matured full term in a French […]Read more "Whisky Review #73: Bruichladdich Micro Provenance 4 Cask Samples"
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)"