Jim McEwan: the science and art or distillationSingle Malt Whisky from Islay Grown BarleySimon Coughlin, CEO, Co-founder, visionaryMaster Distiller Jim McEwan. Our cask policy at Bruichladdich allows unparalleled creativity.The village of Port Charlotte is two miles from the distillery, along the shore of Loch Indaal The Still HouseEarly barley shoots, Rockside Farm, IslayThe water source - An TorranJim McEwan in the cathedral of Warehouse 13Oregon pine washbacks in the Tun RoomJohn Evans. All our spirit is bottled by hand here at the distillery.Adam Hannett
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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.

Jim McEwan: the science and art or distillation

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