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A Blend of 16 Single Casks, B.P.O. by @Bruichladdich

Today I did something I had been wanting to do for ages. I had bought the equipment to do so ages ago. So today I blended 16 Single Cask Cask Strength Whiskies from Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte and Octomore. Pipette to... Continue Reading →

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Bruichladdich: Feis Ile 2018 Masterclass

So just some notes for the Masterclass given by Adam Hannett on the 27th of May 2018. The theme is grey. This is to do with the Port Charlotte re-lounge introduction. The Theme for this MasterClass is Port Charlotte. Adam... Continue Reading →

Bruichladdich: Octomore 08.3

Yesterday I tried the bottle of Octomore 08.3 that I bought. Why did I buy such an expensive dram? I bought it because at 309 ppm this may be a one off chance to investigate what this level of ppm’s... Continue Reading →

How does Octomore get soooo peaty?

I have been "learning" about peating whisky. I have been blogging about it actually in some blogs here on WordPress. First two blogs are linked below. What the phenols! The Phenols that make the peat The other blogs about phenolic... Continue Reading →

A Bruichladdich Peat Progression…

As a fan of Bruichladdich I follow the #bruichladdich on WordPress. Whisky Lady in India has posted some very excellent blogs on her site that I enjoyed very mush. In fact so much that I asked if I could reblog them on my page. I was allowed to and naturally I will mention her page and other social media links.

Thank you for all these blogs! I hope this blog will create more traffic!

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This was an evening much awaited! Planned back in early 2016 initially for January 2017 then postponed to May 2017… To say I was rather impatient waiting for this session is a bit of an understatement!

Now normally, we prefer to keep our sampling to 3 whiskies… however the idea of sampling two unpeated, two peated and two super turbo peated from the same distillery was impossible to resist! Particularly if that distillery happened to be Bruichladdich.

Our Whisky Ladies are made of sterner stuff and have proven we are up to the challenge! Hence the ‘birth’ of the Bruichladdich “Peat Progression”  evening…

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OCTOMORE OBA CONCEPT OBA/C_0.1, first tasting notes

I was reminding the Feis Ile 2016 Masterclass when Octomore Black Art was first presented. If you missed the introduction you can look at it here If you have not seen the introduction. Please take 10 minutes to watch the... Continue Reading →

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Bruichladdich Octomore #laddieMP6

What can we learn from the information given about the #laddiemp6 Octomore bottles without nosing and tasting them? This is an attempt by me to predict some of the notes I can expect based on the know how I currently... Continue Reading →

Preparing for #laddiemp6 Octomore Tasting

I was so very lucky to have been able to order the Bruichladdich #laddiemp6 Octomore bottles that will be discussed during the YouTube Life Tasting Event on the 4th of may 2017. In preparation I am making some shots for... Continue Reading →

The Octomore bottle, who makes it?

I was wondering something. I was wondering where the Bruichladdich Octomore Bottle comes from. I mean someone has to make it ... right? Right, someone does! The bottle is made by the "Saverglass" company. The Saverglass company makes a very... Continue Reading →

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