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BRUICHLADDICH  Aged 10 years 40 %                                 
Distilled and Bottled by                                              
Bruichladdich Distillery Co. Ltd
Bruichladdich Isle of Islay

BRUICHLADDICH  Aged 15 years 40 %               
Distilled and Bottled by
Bruichladdich Distillery Co. Ltd
Bruichladdich Isle of Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   Aged 21 years 43 %                
Distilled and Bottled by
Bruichladdich Distillery Co. Ltd
Bruichladdich Isle of Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   Aged 10 years 43%                
Matured in Sherry Casks
Distilled, Matured and Bottled by
Bruichladdich Distillery Co. Ltd
Bruichladdich, Isle of Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   35 years old 40,5 %            
THE OLD MALT CASK
Special Cask Strenght
Single Cask Bottling
Distilled January 1966
Bottled February 2001
228 Bottles
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Bottled at Natural Cask Strenght
Douglas Laing & Co, Ltd, Glasgow

BRUICHLADDICH   37 years old 40,5%    
PEERLESS
A Unique Whisky of Distinction
Fons et Origo DTC
Cask Strenght
date distilled 01.1966
cask no. 2023
date bottled 02.2003
190 bottles
genummerde flessen
Duncan Taylor & Co

BRUICHLADDICH   Aged 10 years 46 %       INFO        
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
First Edition
Bottled: 2001
60% American Oak
40 % Refill Sherry Cask
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled & Matured at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   Fifteen Aged years 46 %        INFO  
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
First Edition
Bottled: 2001
85% American Oak
15 % first fill Olorose Sherry Cask
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled & Matured at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   Twenty Aged years 46 %           INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
First Edition
Bottled: 2001
100%  fresh American Oak
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled & Matured at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay
Tasting notes:

BRUICHLADDICH   46%                    INFO
XVII
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
First Edition
Bottled: 2002
100%  fresh American Oak
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled & Matured at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   18 years old 46 %         INFO
1984
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
First Edition
Distilled 1984
Bottled 2002
Fino, Oloroso & Bourbon Casks
Matured Distilled & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   32 years old 47,5%       
BLACK BRUICHLADDICH
Distilled 24. May 1969
Bottled March 2002
Cask Strenght
Sherry Cask
Cask No. 2330
Genummerde flessen
Limited Edition
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Imported by: Jack Wiebers Whisky World

BRUICHLADDICH   32 years old 44,2 %             INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
Distilled 1970
Bottled 2002
First Edition
100 % American Oak Casks
Distilled & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   12 years old 46%                INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
Bottled: 2003
Non Chill-Filterd
No Colouring
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHALDDICH   13 years old 57,1 %         
1989
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
(FULL STRENGHT)
Distilled: 1989
Bottled: 2002
Non Chill-Filterd
No Colouring
Islay Bottled
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHALDDICH   14 years old 46 %          INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED
ISLAY MALT LINKS
'The Old Course St. Andrews'
Limited Edition
Bottled: 2003
Genummerde flessen
12000 Bottles
Distilled, Matured & Bottled in
The Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay.

BRUICHLADDICH   37 years old 41,8%          INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
LEGACY SERIES TWO
'Loch Indaal from Port Charlotte'
Bottled in 2003
Genummerde flessen
1500 Bottles
Distilled, Matured & Bottled in
The Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay.

BRUICHLADDICH   Twenty Aged Years 46 %      INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
SECOND EDITION
FLIRTATION
Finished in Mourvèdre Wine Casks
from Rivesaltes
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH   12 years old 44 %    
THE SECRET
TREASURES OF SCOTLAND
SINGLE CASK - SINGLE MALT
ISLAY SCOTCH WHISKY
This product was originally
distilled on 15th June 1989
Cask No. 1662
Especially selected by A. Rickards,
Master Blender
Numbered Bottles
378 Bottles
Imported by S. Fassbind AG, Oberath
The Moray Malt Whisky Ltd, Edinburgh

BRUICHLADDICH   50 %      INFO          
3 D
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
THE PEAT PROPOSAL
SECOND EDITION
MOINE MHOR
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
3 Peat  levels
3 diverse cellars
3 distinct eras
THE LADDY
Bottled: 2004
Non Chill Filtered
No Colouring
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH       46 %                  INFO
3 D
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
THE PEAT PROPOSAL
3 Peat levels
3 origins
3 eras
Handcrafted
Caramel free
Non chill - filtered
Uniquely bottled on Islay
using Islay spring water
Independent Limited Edition
12000 Numbered Bottles
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH          55,5 %               INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
INFINITY
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
CASK STRENGHT
100 % REFILL SHERRY CASKS
SUPERB VATTING OF THREE DIFFERENT VINTAGES
Non Chili Filtering
No Colouring
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH          46 %                 INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
ROCKS
ATLANTIC FRESHNESS
THE ROCK OF AGES
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Non Chill Filtered
No Colouring
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH    14 years old 46 %       INFO      
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
W M D - 11 - THE YELLOW SUBMARINE
1991
Distilled  1991
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled,  Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay


BRUICHLADDICH    Aged 33 years 40,9 %              
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
LEGACY SERIES FIVE
'The Ebb Slips from the Rocks, Port Bhan'
by Frances Macdonald
1690 Numbered Bottles
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
'Clachan A Choin'
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH    Aged 20 years 50,7%     INFO
1986
BLACKER STILL
CASK STRENGHT
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled 1986
Matured in sherry casks
Bottled 2006
Non Chill-Filtered
Colouring free
2840 Numbered Bottles
Distilled, Matured and Bottled
on Islay at Bruichladdich, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH    35 years old 40,1 %        
125 YEARS OF BRUICHLADDICH
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
125th ANNIVERSARY BOTTLING
1881 - 2006
VINTAGE 1970
Matured in Bourbon Casks
and then given an additional cask evolut
in Zind Humbrecht's 'Selection de
Grains Noble' Pinot Gris casks
Limited Edition
Numbered Bottles
2502 Bottles
Cask Strenght
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Distilled, Matured and Bottled on Islay
at Bruichladdich, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH    46 %                  INFO
THE SOPHISTICATED ISLAY MALT
THE PEAT PROPOSAL
THIRD EDITION
THE NORRIE CAMPBELL TRIBUTE BOTTLING
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
3 D 3
3 VINTAGES
3 WAREHOUSES
3 PEATING LEVELS
THE HEAVILY PEATED: 3 D 3
Bottled 2006
Non Chill Filtered
No Colouring
'Clachan a Choin'
Distilled, Matured & Bottled at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH    14 Jahre alt 50.2 %    INFO
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Sherry Cask Finish
VORHER
Keinerlei Zusatz von Farbstoffen
Nicht kältegefiltert
200 ml abgefüllt
Handabgefüllt von Klaus Pinkernell
Eigentümer, am 01.03.07 Berlin

BRUICHLADDICH     14 Jahre alt  50.2 %      INFO
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
HERRING   CASK   FINISH
FISHKY
Salted Herring
Keinerlei Zusatz von Farbstoffen
Nicht kältegefiltert
200 ml abgefüllt
Handabgefullt von Klaus Pinkernell
Eigentümer, am 01.03.07 Berlin


BRUICHLADDICH      X   4      50 %       INFO           
QUADRUPLE  DISTILLED
BRUICHLADDICH  NEW  SPIRIT
From an original 1695 recipe
Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay

BRUICHLADDICH     Aged 6 years 63,5 %     INFO                      
SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
FROM  A  SINGLE  CASK
Distilled July 2002
1 of only 259 bottles
Society Single Cask No: 23.62
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, the Vaults
Leith, Edinburgh
A feisty tongue - fizzer

BRUICHLADDICH    46 %      INFO
2 0 0 3
ORGANIC
ANNS  AN  T -  SEANN  DOIGH
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Natural whisky: Distilled, Matured and Bottled
Un - Chill Filtered and Colouring free at
Bruichladdich Distillery, Isle of Islay
Progressive Hebridean Distillers

BRUICHLADDICH   
Matured for 20 years  46 %             
THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE  
MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY
Distilled: 03 / 04 / 92
Matured in a Hogshead
Cask no: 1383
Bottled: 03 / 04 / 12
315 Numbered Bottles
Selected by The Ultimate Whisky Company, NL
Bottled in Scotland

BRUIDCHLADDICH  46 %
1 9 9 2
Matured for 20 years                                   
Islay Single Malt
THE  ULTIMATE  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Distilled: 25/11/92
Matured in a Hogshead
Cask no: 3690
Bottled: 03/06/13
372 Numbered Bottles
Natural colour
Non Chill Filtered
Selected by The Ultimate Whisky Company.NL


BRUIDCHLADDICH
50 %                                                    
SCOTTISH  BARLEY
THE  CLASSIC  LADDIE
UNPEATED  ISLAY  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
07 August 2013
Distilled, matured and Bottled
Un - Chill Filtered and Colouring - Free
At Bruichladdich Distillery
Islay of Islay





BRUICHLADDICH
2 0 0 6
Aged 6 years  50 %                                                            
KYNAGARRY  FARM    
ACHABA, ACHFAD  FIELDS                        
SECOND  EDITION
UNPEATED  ISLAY  SINGLE  MALT
SCOTCH  WHISKY
Bruichladdich Islay Single Malt
Progressive  Hebridean Distillers
Travel Retail Exclusive 15.600 Bottles
Distilled, Matured and Bottled
Un - Chill Filtered and Colouring Free
At Bruichladdich Distillery,
Isle of Islay

It is our mission to pursue The Ultimate Pedigree, Provenance and Traceability of our
Raw Materials - chief of which is our Barley - and to push The Boundaries of the
Concept of Terroir in Artisanal Single Malt Whisky.

A uniquely fascinating exploration of the influence of terroir on artisanal single malt whisky.

The "micro - provenance"takes  us far from the usual territory occupied by commercial
distillers. But we believe it's  important - once again, land and dram united.

We believe Terroir Matters

We believe in Islay
We believe in People

We believe
In Authenticity, Provenance and traceability

We believe in Slow
We believe
In Challenging
Convention

We believe in The
Soul of the Artisan

BRUICHLADDICH  2 0 0 6  Aged 6 years 50 %  KYNAGARRY  FARM  ACHABA,

ACHFAD  FIELDS

SECOND  EDITION

BRUICHLADDICH  UBER  PROVENANCE  SERIES

Since  we first rescued this fantastic distillery from years of neglect. It has been our mission
to pursue  the ultimate pedrigree provenance and tracebility of our raw materials - chief
of which is our barley - and to push the boundaries of the concept of terroir in artisanal
single malt whisky.

Bere - gramineae hordeum vulgare is the world"s oldest cultivated cereal. It was brought
to the Hebrides by norse invaders in the 9th  century from its ancient origins of the fertile
crescent  where it originated a good five thousand years earlier.

Ideally suited to impoverished, sandy soils and the short hebridean growing season, but
subject to strong winds, it yields less than 50 % of a modern croft - and the bulky grain
has proved quite exceptionally. Resistant to milling and mashing, wreaking havoc with
our victorian equipment - truly viking  D N A!

This is the barley that produced the original "Usque - Baugh"the water of live - the grain
and the knowledge of distilling it. Carried on viking lon longboat from Mesopotamia via
the black sea and the mighty rivers of eastern europe to the baltic. Thence to norway,
orkney  and finally to the heabrides, 1200 years of distilling in a bottle.

"Once again Land and Dram united"

Jim McEwan Head Distiller

Islay
BRUICHLADDICH (1881 - 1929) (1936 - 1994) (2000

Bruichladdich werd gebouwd in 1881 door de broers John Gourlay, Robert en William Harvey, het geld voor de onderneming kwam van hun vader William Harvey Jr, eigenaar van de Yoker en Dundashill distilleerderijen.
Het was een periode van enorme expansie voor de Schotse whiskyindustrie, blended whiskies werden over de gehele wereld gedronken en dit leidde tot de bouw van nieuwe distilleerderijen.
Het aandelenkapitaal van Bruichladdich Distillery Co. (Islay) Ltd was in 1886 £ 24.000.
Maar de omslag kwam al aan het eind van de vorige eeuw, het publiek begon om lichtere whiskies te vragen en de whiskies van Islay werden minder gevraagd door de blenders.
De jaren van grote expansie kwamen ten einde, toen ingeluid door het bankroet van de Pattisons te Leith in December 1898 de gehele markt inelkaar stortte.
De gevolgen waren enorm, veel distilleerderijen sloten, makelaars, blenders, handelaren en banken gingen bankroet.
Waren er in 1899 161 distilleerderijen in Schotland, waren dit er in 1908 nog 132.
De Distillers Company Ltd, (D.C.L.) gevormd in 1877 door het samengaan van distilleer-derijen in de Lowlands, saneerden de whiskyindustrie gedurende de volgende jaren, door distilleerderijen op te kopen, deze te sluiten en de gigantische whiskyvoorraden langzaam af te bouwen.
De Harveys werden in 1901, gedurende de depressie na de Boerenoorlog in Zuid-Afrika, benaderd door de D.C.L. om hun Dundashill distilleerderij, die juist was omgebouwd tot een patent - still distilleerderij, over te nemen.
De Harveys weigerden en sloten Dundashill en verkleinden hun belang in de Yoker distilleer derij, tot die in 1906 werd gesloten.
In 1903 werden de Harveys overgenomen door de D.C.L. Bruichladdich sloot in 1929.
In 1937 werden de Harveys uitgekocht door Joseph Hobbs voor £ 23.000.
Joseph Hobbs, een Schot, had een fortuin verdiend en verloren tijdens de Amerikaanse drooglegging.
Hij was een tijd lang de verkoopagent van de Distillers Company Limited voor Canada.
Ook had hij een schip, de Littlehorn, dat een keer 130.000 kisten Teachers whisky ver-vervoerde van Antwerpen naar San Francisco.
Joseph Hobbs voorzag dat er eens een einde zou komen aan de drooglegging in Amerika, en met geldelijke hulp van National Distillers of Amerika, die via hun blending firma Train & Mclntyre, die een dochteronderneming bezaten in Associated Scottish Distillers, distilleerderijen op gingen komen, om te profiteren van de verwachte vraag naar Schotse whisky na de drooglegging.
Compagnons van Joseph Hobbs waren Hatim Attari, een financier en Alexander Tomie.
Het uiteindelijke resultaat was dat Glenury Royal, Glenlochy, North Esk, (Old) Fetter-cairn, Benromach, Strathdee, Ben Nevis en Bruichladdich in hun bezit kwamen.
Bruichladdich was gedurende de tweede wereldoorlog tot 1944 gesloten.

In 1952 werd Bruichladdich verkocht aan de whiskymakelaars Ross and Coulter.
De Distillers Company Ltd nam Train & Mclntyre in 1953 over.
In 1960 werden de blenders A.B. Grant te Glasgow de eigenaars van Bruichladdich, die de distilleerderij moderniseerden en uitbreidden.
In 1969 werd A.B. Grant's Bruichladdich Proprietors Ltd overgenomen door Invergordon Distillers Ltd.
De Invergordon graandistilleerderij werd in 1961 gebouwd door Frank Thomson, een kleurrijk en extrovert figuur met als doel werkgelegenheid te brengen in dit deel van Schotland.
Naderhand traden tot de onderneming toe Charles Craig en Chris Greig, die The Invergordon Grain Distillery omvormden tot een onderneming met een veel groter omvang en bereik.
In 1965 werd in de graandistilleerderij een maltdistilleerderij gebouwd, Ben Wyvis.
In 1966 werd Tamnavulin gebouwd, Bruichladdich werd in 1969 overgenomen en Tullibardine en Deanston in 1972.
In 1984 werd R. Morrison & Co Ltd overgenomen, de makers van Glayva whiskylikeur.
In 1985 werd Charles Mackinlay & Co, Ltd gekocht van Scottish & Newcastle Breweries.
In die overname behoorden ook de twee maltdistilleerderijen Isle of Jura en Glenallachie.
De laatste werd gesloten en wat later verkocht aan House of Campbell, het eigendom van Pernod Ricard S.A.
The Invergordon Group is ook de eigenaar van Findlater Mackie Todd & Co, Ltd, die inter-national Findlater's Scotch Whisky en Mar Lodge een vatted malt net succes verkopen.
In 1988 was er een management buy-out en in Oktober 1991 was er een mislukt bod van Whyte & Mackay van £ 350.000.000.
In 1961 waren de moutvloeren al gesloten van Bruichladdich en in 1975 werd het aantal met stoom gestookte ketels uitgebreid tot zes, met een capaciteit van 1,1 miljoen liter spirit per jaar.
In 1983, toen veel distilleerderijen (tijdelijk) werden gesloten werd er te Bruichladdich een arbeidstijd verkorting ingevoerd.
Invergordon Distillers werd in 1993 overgenomen door Whyte & Mackay en Bruichladdich werd gesloten.
Intussen heeft Highland Distillers, ook de eigenaars van Glen Rothes, maar deze malt whisky op de markt brengt via Berry Bros & Rudd, eigenaren van het merk Cutty Sark, erin toegestemd om de blend Whyte & Mackay ook via Berry Bros & Rudd, alsmede de single malt whiskies Isle of Jura en Dalmore naast The Famous Grouse en The Macallan te gaan vermarkten.
Op 15 October 1993 sluit American Brands, eigenaar van Whyte & Mackay zijn jarenlange jacht op Invergordon af met het bekend maken zijn belang in Invergordon te hebben vergroot van 41,2 % tot 54,7 %. Tevens werd een bot uitgebracht op de resterende aandelen.

De geboden prijs waardeert Invergordon op £ 382,4 miljoen is ƒ 1,05 miljard.
De omzet van Invergordon was in 1992 £ 85.000.000, die van Whyte & Mackay £ 150.000.000 in datzelfde jaar.
Met ingang van 3 Maart worden drie van de vier distilleerderijen van Invergordon gesloten, Bruichladdich, Tullibardine en Tamnavulin.
Isle of Jura ontspringt de dans.
Bruichladdich is in Mei en Juni 1998 in produktie geweest.
Op 19 December 2000 wordt Bruichladdich door J B B Greater Europe verkocht aan een groep financiers, waaronder landeigenaren op het eiland Islay, onder leiding van Murray McDavid Ltd.
Met de aankoop van £ 6,5 miljoen zijn ook de voorraden begrepen van ongeveer 1,4 miljoen liter whisky met als oudste whisky die van het jaar 1964.
De manager wordt de voormalige Brand Ambassador van Bowmore, Jim McEwan, die ook aandeelhouder wordt.
De distilleerderij gaat vier maanden per jaar open, de produktie begint in April 2001 en men gaat produceren op ongeveer 10 % van zijn capaciteit, het resultaat zal ongeveer 200.000 liter alcohol zijn per jaar.
Er zal ook gebotteld worden in de distilleerderij.
Het water komt van een eigen stuwmeer.
De Mash tun is 6.24 ton.
De zes Wash backs zijn elk groot 35.000 liter.
De twee Wash stills zijn elk 11.500 liter, de twee Spirit stills elk 10.500 liter en worden met stoom verhit.
Bruichladdich kan 2.000.000 liter spirit per jaar produceren.

Bruichladdich Distillery Factfile
Distillery operating hours      5 days a week, 24 hours a day  bottling hall 7 days a week
Number of emplyees      24 (including part-time emplyees)
Water source      Bruichladdich reservoir (brewing water);                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Bruichladdich burn (cooling water);
     James Brown's spring (dilution water)
Water reserve      est. 9 million gallons
Water colour      brown (Bruichladdich reservoir);
     clear (James Brown's spring)
Peat content of water      trace (Bruichladdich reservoir);
     zero (James Brown's spring)
Malt source      Bairds of Inverness (Bruichladdich,
     Occtomore);
     Port Ellen (Port Charlotte)
Own floor maltings ?      none
Malt type      Optic and organic Chalice
Malt specification phenols      Bruichladdich 3-4 ppm (8-10 ppm in 2001)
     Port Charlotte: 40 ppm
     Octomore: 68.2 ppm (2002):
     129 ppm (2003)
Finished spirit phenols      Bruichladdich: trace
     Port Charlotte: 20-25 ppm (estimate)
     Octomore: 29.6 ppm (2002); 46.4 ppm (2003)
Malt storage      180 tonnes
Mill type      Boby, installed 1881
Grist storage      14 tonnes
Mash tun construction      cast-iron; rake and plough
Mash size      7 tonnes
First water      24.230 litres at 65o C
Second water      12.488 litres at 86o C
Third water      16.775 litres at 88o C
Fourth water      16.775 litres at 93o C
Number of washbacks      6 (5 operated in 2003)
Washback construction      Oregon pine
Washback charge      36.000 litres

Yeast      Quest cultured yeast to start fermentation;
     Mauri cultured yeast to finish fermentation
Amount of yeast      150 kg per washback
Lenght of fermentation      60 hours (short week);
     106.5 hours (longs: weekend)
Initial fermentation      temperature 21o C
Strenght of wash      6-7 cent abv
Number of wash stills      2
Wash stills built      1: base original; rest restored; 2: 1975
Wash still capacity      17.275 litres each
Wash still charge      12.000 litres (69 per cent of capacity)
Heat source      pans and single steam coil
Wash still height      c. 21 feet 6 inches (6.55 m)
Wash still shape      plain
Lyne arm      gently descending
Lenght of low-wines run      4 ½ - 5 hours
Low-wines collection range      average 22.5 per cent
Number of spirit stills      2
Spirit stills built      1: late 1940s; 2: 1975
Spirit still capacity      12.274 litres each
Spirit still charge      7.100 litres (58 per cent of capacity)
Strenght of spirit still charge              27 per cent abv
Heat source      pans and two steam coils in each
Spirit still height      c. 20 feet 6 inches (6.25 m)
Spirit still shape      plain (goose-necked)
Lyne arm      gently descending
Purifier ?      no
Condensers      four, internally sited: lenght 11 feet 2 inches
     (3.41 m), containing 210 half inch (1.25 cm)
     copper tubes
Lenght of foreshot run      about 40 minutes
Lenght of spirit run      about 3 hours
Lenght of feints run      about 3 hours 10 minutes
Spirit cut      varies: on to spirit at between 76 per cent abv
     and 71 per cent abv; off at 64 per cent abv

Distilling strenght      Bruichladdich 72 per cent
     Port Charlotte 71 per cent
     Octomore 69-70 per cent
Storage strenght      stored at distilling strenghts
Average spirit yield      401 litres of pure alcohol per tonne of malt
     (2003)
Disposal of pot ale and spent lees        taken to Caol Ila and piped into Sound of Islay
Type of casks filled for branded malt     about 65 per cent first-fill boubon barrels; about
     25 per cent first-fill sherry hogshead, remainder
     rum and wine casks
Current annual output      320.000 litres of pure alcohol
Number of warehouses      8 (numbered 2, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)
     plus 4 at Port Charlotte (as single unit)
Type of warehouses      dunnage (most)  and racking (2)
Storage capacity on Islay      35.000 casks
Percentage of branded malt entirely
aged on Islay      100 per cent
Vatting and bottling location                    

 Bruichladdich, Islay

Distillery expressions      10- year old
      12- year old
      Links (14- year old)
      15- year old
       17- year old
      20- year old
      Vintage range
      Legacy range
      Valinch bottlings
      Babe bottlings
Major blending roles      Black Bottle
Bron: Peat Smoke & Fire by Andrew Jefford

The old lady dances again ...
Bruichladdich, pronounced brook-laddie (meaning shore bank), was built on the shores of Loch Indaal in 1881 by the Harvey brothers, Robert and William.
Scotland's most westerly distillery produces a single malt unlike other Islays. It is more sophisticated, with a fantastic range of flavours. Fruit, with superb vanilla sweetness, plus a sprinkle of sea air and a drift of peat fires all combine to give a complexity to the spirit, whihas made it the most populair single malt with the islanders. Could there be a better endorsement?
The Distillery was closed in 1994 and lay sad and silent until Mark Reynier, Gordon Wright and Simon Coughlin of Murray McDavid bought it on 19th December 2000. They were joined by the world renowed Jim McEwan, himself an Islander and twice winner of the Distiller of the Year title.
His team of genuine, talented and passionate people restored this classic beaty to her for-mer glory.
The first spirit ran into the Spirit Safe at 8.26 a.m. on 29th May 2001, a day of pride and joy shared by the 3400 islanders.
An historic day! The old lady dances again.

December 2002
The Distilling Team
Jim McEwan, Master Distiller, three times Distiller of the Year, Jim's right-hand man, and Distiller Manager, is Duncan McGillivray who worked at Bruichladdich for 22 years before is was closed by Whyte & Mackay in 1994 and is now in charge of the team of Jonathan Car-michael, Peter McDermid, John Rennie, The Budge and Neil MacTaggart.
Bruichladdich uses malted barley at a low peat rating of 5 ppm of phenols, Port Charlotte at a heavily peated level of 40 ppm.
The men behind Bruichladdich: Gordon Wright, Simon Coughlin, Andrew Gray, Jim McEwan and Mark Reynier._
Bruichladdich looks difficult to pronounce - try 'brookladdie' (Gaelic for 'hill by the shore').
Built by Branett Harvey in 1881, on the Rhinns coast at the western end of the Hebridean Isle of Islay.
Closed in 1994, rescued 19th December 2000, re-opened 29th May 2001. The spirit ran at 8.26 am and the Old Lady danced again !
Islay's only independent Distillery.
A local team, youth and passion alongside talent and experience.
Master Distillers Jim McEwan, an islander and three times Distiller of the Year.
Islay's tallest still necks produce the island's most elegant, sophisticated spirit, no heavy, peaty, medicinal flavours.
Atlantic freshness, the only truly authentic Islay whisky, distilled, matured, and from September 2002 bottled on the island.
Islay spring water is used, a world first, for reduction to the professional's ideal drinking strenght of 46 % volume.
Nothing added, nothing taken away, 100 % natural colour, no caramel to sweeten artificially, darken or standardise.
No chill-filtration, to enhance the flavours and increase the bouquet by leaving natural aromatic oils in plaee.
46 % is the lowest strenght possible for whiskies that are not chill-filtered. Angel's Share:
For a hogshead, at 46 % vol, in 70 cl bottles, after 12 years one would expect around 380 bottles, after 20 years about 290.

Januari 2003
De twintigjarige Bruichladdich is voorlopig uitverkocht en wordt vervangen door deXVII.
De Vintage 46 % 1984 wordt uitgebracht, een Vintage 1970 met 44,2 %, een Vintage 1983 en 1984 allebei in een stenen kruik en een 36 jaar oude Bruichladdich uit 1966 'Legacy' met op het etiket en blik een tekening van de kunstenares Francis MacDonald.
Er komt ter gelegenheid van het feit dat de eerste spirit 's morgens 8.26 uit de ketels kwam, de naam '8.26'. Jaargang 1983, vatnummer 1330.
Jin McEwan heeft samen met het blad Country Magazin een 1986 uitgezocht, terwijl Malcolm Greenwood ook een vat heeft mogen uitzoeken, dat werd een 18 jaar oude Bruichladdich uit 1984, waaruit 500 flessen werden afgevuld, deze whisky kreeg de naam Bruichladdich En-lightement waarbij een herdruk van het voor de eerste maal in 1718 verschene boek 'Practical Distiller - Treatise of Practical Distillation'.
De nieuwe bottel afdeling is in bedrijf genomen.
In October 2002 kwam de eerste zwaar geturfrookte spirit uit de ketels, die wordt te zijnertijd uitgebracht met de naam Octomore.

27 September 2003
'Londen: De Amerikaanse paranoia over terrorisme kent geen grenzen. Zelfs Schotse whiskystokerijen worden door het Pentagon gezien als mogelijke fabrieken van massavernietigingswapens.
De whiskydistilleerderij Bruichladdich op het Schotse eiland Islay is enige tijd door het Pentagon bespioneerd. Dit kwam aan het licht toen het bedrijf aan anonieme £-mial kreeg met de vraag een kapotte webcam in de fabriekshal te repareren. De £-mail kwam van het Pentagon dat de distilleerderij via die camera in de gaten hield. Volgens het Pentagon was de spionage nodig omdat de distilleerderij simpel is om te bouwen tot een chemische wapenfabriek.
Distillery Manager Mark Reynier vertelde de B B C later dat ze er verschrikkelijk om hebben gelachen bij Bruichladdich. Een persvoorlichter van het Pentagon verklaarde dat de distilleerderij officieel 'niet interresant is voor de veiligheid van de V.S.'.
September 2004 brengt Bruichladdich een roze malt whisky uit. Flirtation genaamd.
Mark Reynier van Bruichladdich: de drank van twintig jaar oud. heeft gerijpt in vaten waar eerder rode wijn in heeft gelagerd, bedoeling was de whisky een rijpere smaak te geven.
Flirtation wordt gebotteld op de gebruikelijke sterkte van Bruichladdich: 46 %

2005: Kapaciteit: 1.500.000 liter spirit per jaar
2006: 27 Februari wordt bekend gemaakt dat Bruichladdich een vier maal gedistileerde whisky gaan maken met een alcohol percentage van 92%
Het recept stamt uit een reisboek van Martin Martin, The Western Islands of Scotland, geschreven in 1695

Tussen 1994 en 2001 produceerde Bruichladdich alleen in 1998 gedurende zes weken ongeveer 120.000 liter geturfrookte whisky.
Met de overname kwamen ook 10.000 vaten met whisky in het bezit van de nieuwe eigenaren.
Om meer whisky te kunnen verkopen werden van blenders nog een 2000 tot 3000 vaten terug-gekocht.
In Maart 2004 kwam de eerste spirit, gemaakt van organische Schotse gerst uit de ketels.
Mede door het niet hebben van veel geldmiddelen werd veel gerereerd inplaats van nieuw aangeschaft.
De origenele Robert Boby maalderij stamt uit 1881, de mash tun, afkomstig van Bunnahabhain en overgenomen on 1900 en één van de wash backs stammen ook uit 1881.
Op 29 Mei 2001 kwam de eerste spirit uit de ketels van Bruichladdich De spirit rijpt in vaten op ketelsterkte.
60 tot 65 % van de gebruikte vaten is Bourbon, 25 % sherry en de rest wijnvaten en andere vaten.
De op 29 Mei gedistilleerde Bruichladdich was licht geturfrookt.
Deze spirit komt onder de naam Port Charlotte in de toekomst in de handel.
Op 16 October 2002 kwam een heel zwaar geturfrookte spirit uit de ketels van Bruichladdich die in de toekomst als Octomore in de handel komt.
Sinds 25 Mei 2003 bottelt Bruichladdich zelf zijn whisky.
Het water om de whisky te verdunnen komt van een bron bij Port Charlotter op land dat het eigendom is van James Brown, een boer, die als beloning de titel 'Entertainments Officer' kreeg.
In Mei 2004 kwam Beter Mactaggart als vatenmaker in dienst, de eerste sinds 1966 op Islay.

At Bruichladdich three water sources are used.

For mashing they have their own small (peaty) loch in the hills behind the distillery,
which feeds to the buildings below  by a Victorian pipeline and into holding reservoirs beside
the still house.

For condensing the (peaty) Bruichladdich Burn is used

For bottling a crystal - clear spring nearby at Octomore Farm is used to reduce the strength
of the Bruichladdich bottlings from cask strength to 46 per cent

This invigorating water is regulary brought to the surface and tinkered to the distillery by farmer James Brown


Eight varieties of barley are used, all exclusively Scottish

Optic is the main variety, and the past favourite is Golden Promise, then there's Chalice for
Islay - grown and organic production, and Bere - the original barley

The early - ripened Troon and Oxbridge varieties are also used, along with the Riviera and
winter crop known as Flagon

In addition 16 farm's harvests (from different 'terroirs') are kept separate from field to cask

On Islay the participating farms are: Kentraw, Rockside, Kynagarry, Octomore, Claggan, Mu-
lindry, Island and Starchmill

Mainland barley is still critical, however. It is being provided by Coulmore, Flemington, Mo-
rayston, Lonnie and Castle Stuart farms in Ross - shire, Coulblair farm on the Black Isle and
Tullibardine Mains Farm in Perthshire, as well as Weyland Farm in the Orkneys

The First 'green'Bruichladdich spirit was distilled in 2003, with the barley being harvested,
malted, fermented and distilled separately to obtain highly individual spirits


The 'Great Barley Experiment' of 2004 led to crops beinggrown on three separate farms, from
specific fileds with deifferent geology, then mashed, milled, mashed and fermented separately
to see the difference

The next 'Great Barley Experiment'was with the ancient Bere variety. It was distilled on Burns Night 25 january 2006, for the first time in the island's memory. Twenty acres were planted on Islay's Dunlossit Estate. Owned by merchant banker Bruno Schroder, and managed by estate manager Chloe Randall

 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
 BRUIDCHLADDICH   (1881 - 1929) (1937 -1940) (1946 -1995) (2001



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 List of Previous Distillery Managers and Owners:

    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1881 - 1888                 Robert Harvey                               Harvey Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1889 - 1928                 Robert Harvey                               Harvey Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1929 - 1936  Closed      Robert Harvey                               Harvey Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

1937                            Kenneth Harvey                             Harvey family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1938                            Commander Macbeth                      Associated Scottish
Distillers (National Distillers of America)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                          
                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1939 - 1940                  Bob Watt                                        Associated Scottish
 Distillers  (National Distillers of America)

                                                                                                       
                                                                                                          
                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

1941 - 1945  Closed       Bob Watt                                         Associated Scottish Distillers  (National Distillers of America)
                                                                                                     
                                                                                                            
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 1946 -1951                    Bob Watt                                         Associated Scottish Distillers  (National Distillers of America)
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                         
                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 1952 - 1959                   Sandy Raitt                                       Ross and Coulter Ltd                                                                                                                                                                                                         

1960 - 1967                   Peter Logie                                       Alexander Grant                                                                                                                                                                                                            

   1968 - 1971                   Peter Logie                                       Invergordon  (Hawker Sydley)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 1972 - 1975                   Ian Allen                                           Invergordon (Hawker Sydley)
                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

  1976 -1993                    Ian Allen                                           Invergordon (Hawker Sydley)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  1994                              Ian Allen                                          Invergordon (Whyte & Mackay)


                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

   1995 - 1998 Closed         Willy Tait                                         Invergordon (Whyte & Mackay -Jim Beam Brands)
                                                                                                            
                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 1999 - 2000 Cloed          Michael Heads                                   Invergordon (Whyte & Mackay- Jim Beam Brands)
                                                                                                            
                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2001                              Duncan McGillivray                            Bruichladdich Distillery
Co, Ltd             

                                                                                                           

Bron: Peat, Smoke & Fire by Andrew Jefford

October 2009

Bruichladdich Organic is launched and comes from a single varity of barley, from
a single farm and a single year

Labelled as: "Anns an t - seann doigh"is Gaelic for "the way it used to be"

Mark Reynier said that this is a return to the way that whisky was made 200 years
ago and reckon the taste is so unusual that experts won't even know which country
it's from.

Mark Reynier: we have 23 farmers in Scotland growing organic barley for us, but each
edition of this whisky comes from just one farm a year - making it the ultimate single
malt

Every different edition will grown from a different farm - next year the edition will be
a different taste

In this whisky you really tatste the barley, and you don't find that in a single malt much
now.

The current edition is distilled from Chalice barley grown by William Rose at Culblair,
near Invernessn in summer of 2003  

 

                                                                                                                                 

P A to Simon Coughin:…………..Jan Reavy

Bottling Hall Processor:………….Andrew Ritchie
Bottling Hall Processor:………….Andrew Ross
Bottling Hall processor:………….Sandra Saul
Assistant Housekeeper:…………Margaret Shaw
Bottling Hall Processor:………….David Simpson
Sales / Marketing Administrator: …Jim Taylor
I T Manager:………………………Michael Thomson
Shop Assistant / Tour Guide:……Helen Walthew

2008

From The Whisky Dream
Stuart Rivans
Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh
ISBN 978 1 84158 681 6
ISBON 10: 184158 681 1

History

1881              Barnett Harvey builds the distillery with the money left by his
                     brother William III to his three sons William IV, Robert and
                     John Gourlay. Yoker
                     The Harvey's already owns Dundashill  distillery in Glasgow
                     Yoker distillery also in Glasgow
1886              Bruichladdich Distillery Company is formed, and the distillery
                     Reconstructed
1929              Bruichladdich closes
1936              The distillery reopens
1938              Joseph Hobbs, hatim Attari and Alexander Tolmie purchase
                     Bruichladdich for 23.000 pound, through the company Train
                     & McIntyre.
1938              Bruichladdich becomes part of Associated Scottish Distillers
1952              Bruichladdich is bought by Ross & Coulter, Glasgow
1961              From now on the malt comes from Port Ellen Maltings
1968              Invergordon Distillers take Bruichladdich over
1975              From 2 to 4 stills
1983              Bruichladdich closes
1993              Whyte & Mackay buys Invergordon Distillers
1995              Bruichladdich  closes in January
1998              In production again for a few months then again closed
2000              Murray McDavid buys Bruichladdich from J B B Greater Europe,
                     formerly Whyte & Mackay for 6.5 million pound.
                     1.4 litres of whisky from 1964 and younger is included in the purchase
2001              Jim McEwan from Bowmore becomes Production Director
                     First distillation  from Port Charlotte is on 29th May
                     First distillation from Bruichladdich is in July
                     In September a 10, 15 and 20 years old are released from old casks
2002              23th October Octomore is distilled at 80 ppm, the world's most
                     heavily peated whisky
2003              Bruichladdich becomes his own bottling on site
2006              First bottling of Port Charlotte P C 5
2008              More than twenty new releases this year

The traditional Bruichladdich is made from  Optic Scottish barley and at 5 ppm

8 varieties of barley are used, al exclusive Scottish: Optic is the main variety,
the past favourite is Golden promise, Chalice is Islay - grown and organic,
Bere is the orginal barley, Troon, Riviera and Oxbridge early ripening barley
and Flagon a winter barley and coming from 16 different farms; on Islay
the farms are Kentraw, Rockside, Kynagarry, Octomore, Claggen, Mulindry,
Island, Starchmill.

The mainland barley comes from Coulmore, Flemington, Morayston, Lonnie and
Castle Stuart farms in Ross - shire, Coulblair on the Black Isle, Tullibardine Mains
Farm in Perthshire and Wyland farm on Orkney.  


Port Charlotte was first produced in 2001 and named after the old distillery that
was closed in 1929 and is heavily peated in the orginal 1881 style of Bruichladdich
at 40 ppm and it uses also Optic Scottish barley
:
Octomore  is a farm on the hills above Port Charlotte and first made in 2002 and  is 80 ppm and uses Optic Scottish barley.

Organic was first distilled at the end of December 2003 and made from barley har-
vested in Ross - shire, Perthshire, Inverness, Black Isle and ofcourse Islay.

Islay - grown from Chalice barley. Distilled from the crop of Kentraw Farm above
Lochindaal

Triple Distilled first produced in July 2005 "Trestarig" at 84 %.

Quadruple Distilled The X 4 was made for the first time in March 2006 at 90 %

Lochindaal was the original name for Port Charlotte Distillery and was first distilled
in 2007 at Bruichladdich Distillery and is more peated than the PC 6 and less than
Octomore

16 Juli 2012

BRUICHLADDICH

A group of whiskyinvestors coul be in line for a € 25.000.000 pay after French drinks giant
Remy Cointreau revealed that it was in "exclusive talks"to take over the Bruichladdich
distillery.

The site, which was mothballed in 1995 and then in 2001 reopened by a team led by Mark
Reynier, a former wine merchant in London.

Remy Cointreau has  € 1.000.000.000  to spent following  the the sale of its champagne
Business in 2011.

Bruichladdich employs 55 staff.

Bruichladdich secured in 2012 a € 9.5.000.000 finance package from H.S.B.C.  to boost
production of single malt whiskies and gin

23 July 2012

French Drinks Company Remy Cointreau                                                                                             

  buys Bruichladdich Distillery for 58.000.000                                                                                    

 pound
Remy Cointreau pays the 60 investors of                                                                                                              

  Bruichladdich 48.000.000 pound for their                                                                                           

 shares and taking on Bruichladdich's
10.000.000 pound debt.
Mark Reynier,  led the group that bought Bruichladdich for 6,500.000 in 2000

23 Juli 2012

Remy Cointreau neemt Bruichladdich                                                                                                    

  distilleerderij over voor 58.000.000 pound,
dat houdt in 48.000.000 voor de aandelen                                                                                               

en 10.000 voor uitstaande schulden.
Bruichladdich was op 19 December 2000                                                                                   

overgenomen van Jim Beam voor 6.500.000.
2009    Laddie Classic Edition
2011    Laddie Ten
2012    The Laddie Sixteen 46 %  - American Oak
            The Laddie Twenty Two 46 %     - American Oak
            Islay barley 2006 50 %
            P C "The Peat project" 46 %
            P C  10 years old 46 %
            P C  10 Cask Strenght 59.8 %
            Octomore 0.5 Ltr 59,5 %             - 169 ppm
Er komen Limited Editions:
Single Malt.
Single Barley Variety,
Single Harvest,
Single Field,
The Peat Project vervangt vervangt alle                                                                                           

 Port Charlotte versies en naast de leeftijd serie                                                                                          

  gaan staan.
De 10 years old Port Charlotte komt uit in                                                                                                                         

   2 versies: 46 % en de P C 10 met 59,8 % met 6000
flessen, met de naam "Tro Na Linntean" wat                                                                                     

Through The Generations" betekend.

BRUICHLADDICH  also see Port Charlotte / Octomore ( 1881 -1929) ( 1936 - 1983)
                              (January 1995 mothballed) ( 1998 - in production for a few months
                             and then closed again) ( 2001  

PROGRESSIVE  HEBRIDEAN  DISTILLERS

                
THE   BRUICHLADDICH  ISLAY  BARLEY  SERIES


THE  BRUICHLADDICH  " UBER  -  PROVENANCE "  SERIES  


BRUICHLADDICH  2 0 0 6  BERE  BARLEY  KYNAGARRY  FARM  ACHABA  ACHFAD  FIELDS

" Once again Land and Dram united "

This is the barley that produced the original "Usquebauch". The water of life - The Grain
and the knowledge of distilling  it. Carried on Viking longboat from Mesopotamia via the
Black Sea and the mighty rivers of eastern Europe to the Baltic. Thence to Norway, Orkney
and finally to the Hebrides. 1200 years of distilling history in a bottle.

Bere - Graminea Hordeum Vulgare - is the world's oldest cultivated cereal. It was brought
crescent where it originated a good 5000 / 6000 years earlier.

Since we first rescued this fantastic distillery from years of neglect, it has been our mission
to pursue rhe ultimate pedigree and traceability of our raw materials - chief of which is our
barley - and to push the boundaries of the concept of terroir artisanal single malt whisky.

Ideally suited to impoverished, sandy soils and the short Hebridean growing season, but
subject to strong winds. It yields less than 50 % of a modern crop - and the bulky grain has
proved quite exceptionally. Resistant to milling and mashing. Wreaking havoc with our
Victorian equipment - truly Viking D N A !

Among the lands on Islay granted by Queen mary in 1562 to James Makconnel of Dunnovaig
and Glennis, was the 16 shilling and eight pence land of "Ochton - Affraiche" which trans-
lated into Gaelic is Ochdamh na  Fraiche - the " Eight of Bleakness ". The position of Ochton - Affraiche is now indicated by Kynagarry - Ceannagaradh in The Gaelic - Meaning.

"The Limit of the Garden ", The Edge of Fertility before the rocky, high ground. It is here now
part of Dunlossit Estate that Bere was sown in Achaba (Abbott Field) and Achfad (Long  Field) - Virgin ground unused for a century and chemical - free. This produced hopelessly small
yields, but the result is a malt of quite singular character, ultimate originality and exceptional
provenance.

BRUICHLADDICH

PROGRESSIVE  HEBRIDEAN  DISTILLERS

There are many attributes we share with our distant gaelic forefathers: stubborn, resolute,
selfsufficient, tough, hardworking, enduring straight - talking, emotional, passionate
philosophical and engaging………perhaps with a certain roguish quality.

We are proudly non conformist, as has always been the way in these Western Isles Oirthir Gaidheal,
the Coast of the Gaels, the land of the outsider.

Been stifled by industrialization and self - interest - huge organizations have developed that require
a stable status quo to ensure that their industrial processes can run to maximum efficiency, produ -
cing the 'maximum 'product with the minimum input and variation, all to the lowest unit price.

We reject this.

We believe that whisky should have character, and authenticity derived  from where it is distilled and
the philosophies of those who distill it - a sense of place, of terroir that speaks of the land, of the raw
ingredients from which it was made.

We believe in variety, in chance , in progress, in irrationally, in a subborn refusal to accept prescribed
'porcess ' , we believe in following the distilling Muse wherever it might take us.

Above all we believe the world needs an antidote to homogeneity and blandness. Since our first spirit
ran from our unique Victorian stills on 11.09.01 we have been on an adventure - sometimes a white
knuckrch took pre - eminencele ride, but a journey that has seldom been dull, often a challenge, throughout a joy and a thrill.

There was a time, now long gone, when distilling was an uncomplicated affair. An art, certainly, but
not an enterprise where craft was subordinated to spin, and where concerns of "global consumer
profiling "and marked research took pre - eminence  over thoughts of land, season and harvest.

We believe the spirit has lost tough with the land, with the farmers who supply its raw product, and with a sense of place and provenance. At the time of writing, 50 % of our barley
is sourced from organic farms - ultimately our aim is for that to be 100 % ( and while most
other distillers don't seem to feel the need, our barley in 100 % SCOTTISH barley - how could
it be any other way ?).

In 2010 we released the first spirit to be made from Islay Barley, perhaps the first for 50 years. We believe our spirit should speak of where it comes from and where it matured -
Bruichladdich is the only major distiller to distill, mature and bottle all its whisky on Islay.
Extraordinera to think it could be any other way, is't it?.

.

BRUICHLADDICH

PROGRESSIVE  HEBRIDEAN  DISTILLERS

There has been a tendency to see organic farming as either a lifestyle statement or a luxury
or both.

It is nothing of the sort. Organic farming  is the way all farming used to be before the industrial revolution and the mass migration of population into towns and cities. The dis-
Tiller would buy his grain in the morning from the farmer he would drink with in the
evening. And that farmer would know every inch of his land and the meaning  of every
cloud  in the sky. On Islay he would collect kelp from the beach for fertilizer and pray the
volatile Atlantic weather systems would keep the rain off his harvest.

We passionately pursue a return to these simpler times - to authenticity, place and provenance, to ultimate traceability. We seek to produce the most natural, thought - provoking, intellectually stimulating & enjoyable spirit possible. Obsessive ? Probably -
but the road at Octofad farm. We believe in community.

Lastly, and with respect for this glorious past which we've spoken, we believe in innovation
and progress, with constantly striving tp produce a more characterful spirit, one with more
integrity and provenance, one thatis more expressive of this wonderful island we are lucky
to live on. A spirit to put a smile on your face wherever you are, and help you close your
eyes and quietly sream of Islay

We are progressive, Hebridean distillers.

New Bruichladdich range includes "most peated malt"

September, 2013

The peated Octomore 6.2
Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail has announced it will unveil a new collection of Bruichladdich single malt scotches, including what it claims is the "most heavily peated malt whisky on the planet".
The exclusive travel retail range will be launched at TFWA World Exhibition in October and comprises five single malts scotches from the Islay distillery, four of which are age-statement free.
The range conists of Bruichladdich The Organic Scottish Barley, Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2006, Bruichladdich Black Art, Port Charlotte PC11 and Octomore 6.2.
Rémy Cointreau acquired Bruichladdich in September 2012 and has spent the last year working with the distillery management team to prepare for this autumn's launches in travel retail, what it describes as a "uniquely fickle market".
Bruichladdich The Organic Scottish Barley (50% abv, 1ltr), is described as the "backbone of the range" and is an unpeated malt, organic Islay malt.
Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2006 (50% abv,  70cl) is a limited edition unpeated single malt. It is the first time the distillery can boast a malt made from 100% Islay barley.
Bruichladdich Black Art (49.2% abv, 70cl), is described as a "cult cask, secret creation which will be on very limited release".
Port Charlotte PC11 (59.5% abv, 70cl), is a limited edition of heavily peated single malt Scotch whisky.

Organic Scottish Barley
The heavily peated Octomore 6.2 (58.2%, abv 70cl) is matured in cognac casks and has "marine notes of honey and lemon".

New Bruichladdich range includes "most peated malt"

September, 2013

The peated Octomore 6.2
Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail has announced it will unveil a new collection of Bruichladdich single malt scotches, including what it claims is the "most heavily peated malt whisky on the planet".
The exclusive travel retail range will be launched at TFWA World Exhibition in October and comprises five single malts scotches from the Islay distillery, four of which are age-statement free.
The range conists of Bruichladdich The Organic Scottish Barley, Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2006, Bruichladdich Black Art, Port Charlotte PC11 and Octomore 6.2.
Rémy Cointreau acquired Bruichladdich in September 2012 and has spent the last year working with the distillery management team to prepare for this autumn's launches in travel retail, what it describes as a "uniquely fickle market".
Bruichladdich The Organic Scottish Barley (50% abv, 1ltr), is described as the "backbone of the range" and is an unpeated malt, organic Islay malt.
Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2006 (50% abv,  70cl) is a limited edition unpeated single malt. It is the first time the distillery can boast a malt made from 100% Islay barley.
Bruichladdich Black Art (49.2% abv, 70cl), is described as a "cult cask, secret creation which will be on very limited release".
Port Charlotte PC11 (59.5% abv, 70cl), is a limited edition of heavily peated single malt Scotch whisky.

Organic Scottish Barley
The heavily peated Octomore 6.2 (58.2%, abv 70cl) is matured in cognac casks and has "marine notes of honey and lemon".

Bruichladdich Scottish Barley

Progressive Hebridean Distillers

"Once again, Land and Dram united"

We believe terroir matters

We believe in Islay
We believe in the people

We believe in authencity, provenance and tracebility

We believe in slow
We believe
in challenging
convention

We believe in the soul of the artisan

Jim McEwan Head Distiller


BRUICHLADDICH  SCOTTISH  BARLEY  UNPEATED  ISLAY  SINGLE  MALT  SCOTCH  WHISKY

THE CLASSIC  LADDIE

This is classic Bruichladdich an elegant spirit derived from unpeated Scottish barley is bently
Coaxed from our tall stills and slowly matured in American oak casks. These are then carefully
selected by our master distiller Jim McEwan to explore and express the definitive Bruichladdich
style and insight into the heart and soul of our classic spirit.

The Laddie Classic Scottish Barley sets out to define who we are ultimate provenance, ultimate
traceability an achingly slow distillation and maturation on Islay in the finest wood. This complex
single malt has no artificial colouring and is bottled at 50 % ABV without chill filtration to preserve
the natural oils and esters that are so essential to the appreciation of a fine Scotch whisky.

Bruichladdich is Gaelic for stony shore bank and is located on The Rhinns on Islay


We are proudly non-conformist, as has always been the way in these Western Isles – Oirthir Gaidheal, the Coast of the Gaels, the land of the outsider.

WE BELIEVE THAT WHISKY SHOULD HAVE CHARACTER; AN AUTHENTICITY DERIVED FROM WHERE IT IS DISTILLED AND THE PHILOSOPHIES OF THOSE WHO DISTIL IT

At Bruichladdich, we believe the whisky industry has been stifled by industrialisation and self-interest – huge organisations have developed that require a stable status quo to ensure that their industrial processes can run to maximum efficiency, producing the maximum “product” with the minimum input and variation, all to the lowest unit price.

We reject this.

We believe that whisky should have character; an authenticity derived from where it is distilled and the philosophies of those who distil it – a sense of place, of terroir that speaks of the land, of the raw ingredients from which it was made.

We believe in variety, in chance, in progress, in irrationality, in a stubborn refusal to accept prescribed “process”; we believe in following the distilling Muse wherever it might take us. Above all we believe the world needs an antidote to homogeneity and blandness. Since our first spirit ran from our stills on Sunday 27.05.01 we have been on an adventure – sometimes a white-knuckle ride, but a journey that has seldom been dull, often a challenge, throughout a joy and a thrill.

OUR FARMERS KNOW EVERY INCH OF THEIR LAND AND THE MEANING OF EVERY CLOUD IN THE SKY.

Our raw ingredients are paramount. We use 100% Scottish barley - we believe it's called "Scotch" for a reason. We are the major distiller of organic barley in Scotland and have been instrumental in support for organic farming in the single malt category.  In 2010 we released the first single malt whisky to be made purely from Islay Barley, probably the first in the island's history.

Our farmers know every inch of their land and the meaning of every cloud in the sky.  Our water comes from farmer and friend James Brown’s Octomore farm up on the hill behind our Port Charlotte warehouse; our Islay barley is dried in the sheds of the Wood brothers, Andrew and Neil, up the road at Octofad farm. We believe in community.

We believe our spirit should speak of where it comes from and where it is matured – Bruichladdich is the only major distiller to distil, mature and bottle all its whisky on Islay. Extraordinary to think it could be any other way, isn’t it?

We passionately believe in terroir - in authenticity, place and provenance, in ultimate traceability. We seek to produce the most natural, thought-provoking, intellectually stimulating & enjoyable spirit possible. Obsessive? Probably – but if all you want is a whisky, the world is awash with the stuff.

Lastly, we believe in innovation and progress, with constantly striving to produce a more characterful spirit, one with more integrity and provenance, one that is more expressive of this wonderful island we are lucky to live on. A spirit to put a smile on your face wherever you are, and to help you close your eyes and quietly dream of Islay.

 AB GRANT & CO

AB Grant & Co Ltd operated offices in Glasgow and London, and during the 1950s and 1960s was producing a London Dry gin, and Gold Label, Special Vat and Talloch blended Scotch whisky brands.

Grants’ was incorporated in 1951 and owned Bladnoch distillery in south-west Scotland from 1956 to 1964, and Bruichladdich on Islay from 1960 to 1968.

BRUICHLADDICH                               14 Jahre alt 50.2 %
VORHER UND FISHKY

Da die Mode, Whisky in immer wieder anderen, zum Teil, seltsamen, Fässern nachreifen zu lassen, immer mehr um sich greift, wollte ich der erste sein, der ein Finish auf den Markt bringt, das, im Gegensatz zu vielen derzeitig erhaltlichen Abfüllungen, an die Anfange der Whiskylagerung erinnert.
Ich erhebe nicht den Anspruch, dass dieser Whisky durch die Nachlagerung im Heringfass besser geworden ist (sonst wurde Whisky vermutlich heute ausschliesslich in Heringfassern lagern) aber er bietet einen weiteren sehr interessanten Aspekt inder Welt des Whiskys.
Geschenkt bekommen von Ulricke und Hermann Rogowski, Tecklenburg, Deutschland.

Finishes mean at Bruichladdich A C E - ing = Additional Cask Evolution

Bruixchladdich's Bere Barley 2009 release comes from 4 different orkney locations and with their interest in provenance and tracability the farms are indentified on the packinging and the label.
The farms are: Wyeland, Watersfield, Richmond Villa, Quoyberstane and Northfield.
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