Our traditional open-topped cast iron mash tunThe water source - An TorranStillman PG McCuaigRaymond Stewart, Sunderland FarmAdam HannettJim McEwan in the cathedral of Warehouse 13The band of goldAll our spirit is bottled here on Islay by Islay people using Islay spring waterOctomore Farm, looking towards Lorgba field, by Loch IndaalMaster Distiller Jim McEwan. Our cask policy at Bruichladdich allows unparalleled creativity.Jim McEwan celebrated 50 years in the whisky industry in 2013
Oirthir GàidheaL:
coast of the gaels

We respect the past but don't live in its shadow. We believe in innovation and progress, while striving to create intriguing spirit - a spirit with flawless integrity and provenance. We are curious and restless - we never leave well enough alone. Pathfinders where angels fear to tread.

We believe that Islay whisky should have an authenticity derived from where it is distilled and where it is matured... from the philosophies of those who distil it. A sense of place, of terroir that speaks of the land, the barley, the water and the human soul that gave it life.

There are many who would see whisky distilling as an industrial process – a means of standard manufacture and nothing more. We understand distilling to be an ancient art, one that has intrigued the human spirit for centuries. A black art, a mysterious and enigmatic alchemy, that explores the very depths of the distiller’s soul.

Our traditional open-topped cast iron mash tun

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