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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 →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 1. Cereal, Husky, Bran

The Congener of Husky and Bran are combined in this blog. The reason being is that I found out these terms are almost interchangeable. Husky is not related to the dog with the same name. As the group name suggest... Continue Reading →

Bruichladdich Octomore #laddieMP6

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The 2017 iLaddie Nerd Award, update

Who are the contenders in this years Annual Global International iLaddie Whisky Nerd Awards 2017, till now? Who is bound to loose? Who will win? Since I haven't learned from some drams and have not tasted them either, or haven't... Continue Reading →

Ardnahoe Distillery

In the coming years all Islay Whisky fans get the opportunity to actively follow all the steps of creating a new dram. Not just following how the first whisky is bottled, but also how the first whisky is distilled, how... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 1. Cereal, Digestive Biscuit

The congener of "Digestive Biscuit" is part of the Grainy, Cereal group of the Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel. Where the "peat" group was mostly linked to phenol based chemicals the grainy group clearly makes reference to the barley or the... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: A: Peaty, 3. Medicinal, Hospital

The congener of “Hospital” is parts of the “medicinal” sub category as part of the “peaty” head category. For an overview one can look at this page on the “the good scents company” website. This website does not have a... Continue Reading →

Octomore OBA/C_01

Orange is the new Black! Bruichladdich introduced an Octomore Black Art today, the 22nd of Februari 2017. This Octomore has been part of the 2016 Feis Ile Masterclass that was given by Adam Hannett. https://youtu.be/u2FB6tIEX-s When Adam announced it a... Continue Reading →

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