Bruichladdich

Bruichladdich Islay Scotch whisky LogoThe Bruichladdich whisky distillery (Photo www.awa.dk)


BRUICHLADDICH


 

Location : Bruichladdich, Islay island. Argyll. Stratchclyde Region.
Region : Islay
Country : Scotland
Type : Islay (North shore of Loch Indaal)
Distillery

Invergordon Distillers (1968).
BRUICHLADDICH
Bruichladdich, Islay, Argyll PA49 7UN
Phone: +44 01496-850221
Fax: ?

BRUICHLADDICH DISTILLERY • TOUR TIMES
Easter to October • 10:30, 11:30 and 14:30 week days. • Saturday • 10:30 and 14:30
October to Easter • 11:30 and 14:30 week days • Saturday • 10:30
Shop tel: 01496 850 190 • Fax: 01496 850 919 • tours/shop enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Office tel: 01496 850 221 • fax: 01496 850 477 • Academy e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
web: www.bruichladdich.com • shop: www.laddieshop.com

Bruichladdich is on the west side of Islay and no harbour / airport are near the still. We recommend you to go by car. Some would take the long ride on bike but is i quite a bit away ..

Founded : 1881 by Fam. Harvey. (Bruichladdich Distillery Co.) 
rebuild in 1886.
Owner : ?
Producer   ?
Water : Rise from a hillside spring and flows over peat. It's however less peaty water than some used by other stills. 
Not Islay - (Fastlandet)
Remark :

Bruichladdich

: Remarks and Review
Also av. at WM.Cadenhead Ltd.

From the book 'The Scottish Collection' Classic Malts by Carol P. Shaw :
Tasting notes : A subtle malt, and less medicinal in its flavour than other Islay whiskies, Bruichladdich is a lightish, dry, fresh-tasting whisky. Taste rating = 3
Built in 1881, Bruichladdich is Scotland's most westerly distillery. Its water comes from an inland reservoir and, unlike the other distilleries, is not drawn from springs which have flowed over peaty land; this has been suggested as a reason why its peaty flavour is less intense than other Islay malts. Bruichladdich was owned by Invergordon Distillers from 1972 until 1993, but since the company's acquision that year by Whyte & Mackay, it has been mothballed along with two of the group's other distilleries, Tamnavulin and Tullibardine.

 

Now Bruichladdich is "it's own owner"

Mark Rainar from Bruichladdich whisky distilleryMark and awa.dk

2008 : Thank you to Mark Rainar and Jim Macewan (still master) from the Bruichladdich distillery showing us around and giving us the storry about octomore. (and Port Charlotte)

 

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Source www.bbr.com :


Bruichladdich Distillery, Islay


Bruichladdich is found on the edge of Loch Indaal in Islay and was built in 1881 by Barnet Harvey. The distillery stayed in the Harvey Family until 1936 and was then involved in several corporate merger's that lasted thirty years, however in the mid 90's it was found to be `surplus to requirements' and was closed down in 1995. In 2000 the silent distillery was purchased by Mark Reynier, Simon Coughlin, Gordon Wright and Jim McEwan and is once again a proud, independent Scottish company. Bruichladdich single malt whisky is non chill-filtered to enhance the depth of flavours, bottled with Islay Spring water and is non peated.

 


 

Bruichladdich warehouse Barrels sleeping

Some exc. bottels are on the way - high peat 100 ppm

 

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