….And the last Bruichladdich article for a while, I promise, but we had to do it – BattleScotch! Bruichladdich Edition! These were three pretty great scotches in their own right, but which of the three to buy? Here’s what we got: nose Dan – Heavily Peated Simon – Heavily Peated Ryan – Classic neat Dan
The last from the big blue box, Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Heavily Peated Scottish Barley Single Malt Scotch, because why not take 20 syllables and 10 words to name your thing. Isn’t there some notable quote about how being concise is… like, good? Port Charlotte isn’t just a figment of marketing magic, it’s an actual place.
Second out of the box, we have Bruichladdich’s Unpeated Islay Barley. It’s.. uh.. … it’s what the name says it is, I guess. I’ve tried to find this expression on the website, but i don’t have a conclusive link. The small bottles listed point to extremely specific (expensive sounding) terroir-y unpeated expressions. This is upeated,
First out of the Big Box o Bruichladdich – the Classic Laddie! The Classic is an established blend, created by one distiller and now serves as the mark the new distiller/blender must hit. This makes for better product consistency over time but I can imagine it might chafe after awhile. An unpeated expression, this is
Just a quick review of a surprise scotch I wasn’t expecting to get to try! Had a great dinner with some friends and after some lovely seafood and salad, the host pulled out this little gem of a Bruichladdich. And to add to a great night with great people – they don’t make this scotch
Changing a couple things up for this review. Yes, it’s a gin, and I don’t like gin either. But it’s okay, it’s made by Bruichladdich, the Islay scotchmakers. And, we’ve got four guys for this review. The Botanist is indeed an Islay gin. You can pick up some of the same terroir-level tastes that you’d
Bruichladdich is a big brand, consisting of many sub-divisions of brands and sub-brands. The Peat Project is the non-age specific vintage blend of a single malt of the Port Charlotte line (they’d like you to know it’s a tribute to the Rhinns of Islay, which Wikipedia says is the piece of land that Port Charlotte