Bruichladdich Distillery

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 11.09.01 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.

We are progressive, Hebridean distillers.

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Bruichladdich 'Port Charlotte' Scottish Barley
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"Peated to a heavyweight 40ppm, Port Charlotte Scottish Barley is a cuvee crafted from casks hand-picked by master distiller Jim McEwan. It showcases the supreme elegance of this remarkable single malt - a union of the classic floral elegance of Bruichladdich and heavy peat. This whisky is
Item Number: 16756
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Case: $335.94
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Bruichladdich 'Islay Barley' Rockside Farm 2010
From Bruichladdich comes an unpeated single malt Scotch whisky distilled from barely by eight family farms local to Islay. Aged in a combination of bourbon and French-wine casks, the Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2010 uses 100% Scottish barely and is un-chill filtered and of natural colour. The final
Item Number: 28483
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Case: $377.94
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Bruichladdich 'Scottish Barley Unpeated' 750ml
" This single malt Scotch whisky has been crafted by master distiller Jim McEwan from individually selected casks to showcase the classic, floral and elegant Bruichladdich house style. Unpeated, it is our signature bottling and the definitive Bruichladdich. " ~ Distillery notes
Item Number: 16011
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Bruichladdich “Octomore 8.1’ Islay
Tasting Notes  CHARACTER Refined, confident, a little extra age has tempered some of the vitality but this dram has gained a classic, timeless feel. AROMA Initially smoke, tar, peat ash hint of muddiness/wet peat moss. Candied orange, pepper, chocolate, macaroon, vanilla fudge and lemon meringue
Item Number: 30967
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Bruichladdich Black Art 750ml
"This fourth incarnation of the now legendary Black Art is as enigmatic as ever, the composition of casks a mystery to all but its creator. Working with the very finest American and French oak to explore that most esoteric relationship between spirit and wood, Black Art is Master Distiller Jim

Bruichladdich 'Organic' 92prf
"Bruichladdich has made a commitment for future releases of organic single malt whisky. This first release is 100% Islay. The barley was organically grown by William Rose at Culblair farm then malted, milled, fermented, distilled, aged and bottled at 46% at Bruichladdich using pure Islay water. This

Bruichladdich Islay 10year .
 "Light, fresh and full of vitality. Assertive youthful bouquet with honeysuckle, myrtle, green apple, garden mint, dry hay and oak shavings, salt and crushed sea shells. Simple and succulent, sweet flavours of home made tablet, toasted malt and mead, followed by fresh citrus fruits and ozone.

Bruichladdich Peat 92prf 750ml
" Nose: Smoky, youthful. Plenty of peat at first with developing sherry, Madeira. Caramel, vanilla.Palate: Peaty, hay, sherry, raisins, oak, vanilla, quite coastal.Finish: Long, bold. Peat smoke, big oak."

Bruichladdich 'Octomore 7.1' Scottish Barley 750ml
"Each release is a powerful illustration of the art of the master distiller. Each is necessarily unique, limited, finite, a celebration of nuance. It can never be reproduced. For Octomore 07.1 barley harvested from mainland Scotland was peated to 208ppm. Five years in American oak. Bottled at 59.5%.

Bruichladdich 'Octomore 7.3' Scottish Barley 750ml
"This, OCTOMORE 07.3, IS the second release OF Octomore of Octomore - Octomore whisky made from barley grown two miles along the cost from the distillery at Farmer & friend James Brown's Octomore Farm. It was distilled in 2010 from grain harvested on Lorgba field the previous summer, peated to

Bruichladdich 'Port Charlotte' The Peat Project Scotch
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" What would happen if we used our Tall, long-necked Victorian stills to produce a heavily-peated Spirit? The Floral Elegance of Bruichladdich and heavy peat- could it work? You will judge the results of this fascinating and ongoing mission for yourselves. Nose- A Peat smokiness with vanilla


Bruichladdich 'The Laddie Ten' 10 Yr Old 'Unpeated'
THIS IS WITHOUT DOUBT THE MOST IMPORTANT RELEASE IN OUR HISTORY, AND VERY MUCH A LANDMARK FOR THE DISTILLERY AND THE BRUICHLADDICH TEAM. IT WAS AN INTENSELY EMOTIONAL DAY, IN THE SPRING OF 2001, WHEN WE FIRST BROKE THE PADLOCK ON THE BRUICHLADDICH GATES AND TOOK CHARGE OF THIS CHARISMATIC BUT

Bruichladdich Islay 15yr 50ml
"Nose is Intense. Drier, flowery, seaweedy, salty. Palate: Flowery, seaweedy, salty. Flavours very well-combined and rounded. An easily drinkable yet satisfying malt. Has definitely benefited from the extra five years." ~Distillery Notes

Bruichladdich Rocks 750ml
"Fruit is the common thread to this lightly peated whisky. Red fruit, that is. Red raspberry, red currant, red seedless grape, strawberry, and red apple. A gentle sweetness (creamy vanilla, light molasses) balances all this fruit. Not overly contemplative, but delightful. This is definitely not the

Bruichladdich Octomore 6.3 750ml
"FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME WE ARE PROUD TO RELEASE OCTOMORE WHISKY DISTILLED FROM 100% ISLAY BARLEY AND HARVESTED IN 2008 BY FARMER JAMES BROWN AT LORGBA, A SINGLE FIELD ON HIS OCTOMORE FARM. Peated to a stratospheric 258ppm, the highest ever released in the industry, this extraordinary dram embodies

Bruichladdich 'Islay Barley' Rockside Farm 2007
"The wild west Atlantic facing coast gave birth to this third release in our uber-provenance Islay Barley series. Harvested in 2006 and distilled in 2007, the grain for this iconic whisky was grown for Bruichladdich in the Minister’s Field at Rockside Farm by Mark and Rohaise French. A painfully

Bruichladdich 'Octomore 6.1' Scottish Barley 750ml
"The world's most heavily peated whisky, this is the sixth edition of the uber-experimental cult Octomore. Titanic amounts of peat but with a light, delicate complexity and a beguiling finesse. Young, yet eminently mature, it defies us. It remains an enigma. We embrace that. Here, we pay tribute