Bruichladdich can be translated to ‘brae by the shore’. The Bruichladdich Distillery has stood the test of time. The base was built back in 1881 by the Harvey brothers. It is an Islay whisky as it sits opposite the western shore of Loch Indaal an island off the west coast of Scotland.
If you are interested in buying Bruichladdich whisky, then you should know that the distillery produces three distinct single malts:
- Bruichladdich (unpeated)
- Port Charlotte (heavily peated)
- Octomore (super heavily peated)
Bruichladdich Single Malt Whisky
The Bruichladdich brand are self-proclaimed ‘progressive Hebridean distillers’. They are extremely proud of their heritage and are proud to be non-conformist.
Unlike any other Islay whisky brand, their modern approach to distilling sets them apart from other rare whisky brands. That being said, Bruichladdich stay true to their traditional and local values and to this day they mature and bottle their whisky with the spirit of the island in mind.
If you are looking for an authentic bottle of malt whisky, Bruichladdich is a very special brand, as they only use Scottish-produced barley and still to this day they use their Victorian-era equipment.
The History of Bruichladdich Whisky
This is a whisky brand with decades of history behind it. William Harvey assumed outright control of the Bruichladdich whisky brand not long after the distillery was built and retained ownership until his death in the 1930s.
After that, the brand changed owners several times as it proved to be a popular choice with whisky enthusiasts and business men alike. In recent years Bruichladdich’s success drew the interest of Rémy Cointreau, the company that bought the brand in 2012 for £58m.
Bruichladdich Classic Laddie
We are very proud to stock the world famous Bruichladdich Classic Laddie. This bottle is made from 100% Scottish Barley and matured in premium American Oak by the shores of Loch Indaal on Islay
On the nose you can inhale notes of barley sugar, wild flowers, hints of sea air, fruits and honey. The palate can taste sweet oak, ripe fruit and brown sugar.
Bruichladdich Port Charlotte 12-Year-Old Single Cask
The Rare Malt Whisky Company have an extremely rare bottle of Bruichladdich Port Charlotte a super peated Bruichladdich Single Cask! This is a limited edition bottle as only 328 bottles were released. The bottle that we have available is 12 Years Old, bourbon Matured and heavily peated makes for a gorgeous smoky yet sweet dram.
Characteristics of Bruichladdich Whisky
Once you begin tasting whisky, you will notice a variety of flavours and mouthfeels. The distillery, in particular, is known in the whisky world for being blessed with some of the best spirit in Scotland. Each bottle is helped by the tall, narrow-necked stills that produce a distinctive, floral house style. The characteristics that are associated with Bruichladdich whisky include:
All of the characteristics above contribute to a unique taste that can be felt when drinking Bruichladdich whisky.
Buy Bruichladdich Whisky
We have an excellent selection of Bruichladdich whiskies available to purchase today. All of our bottles are incredibly rare. If you want to buy Bruichladdich whisky, take your time and browse through our full section.