Talking to the skipper aboard 'Imerys'

by Carl Reavey on 21st July 2016 in Other stuff

Rebecca Linder, Marketing and Communications director at Phil Sharp Racing, talks to the skipper aboard 'Imerys' in the North Atlantic as the yacht en...

Mashing Islay Barley

by Jane Carswell on 19th July 2016 in The Distillery

We are now distilling some of the unpeated grain grown on Islay last summer....

More sail problems aboard 'Imerys'

by Carl Reavey on 19th July 2016 in Other stuff

Skipper Phil Sharp writes from aboard 'Imerys' in the North Atlantic: "We are now at over half distance in the Transat Quebec - St Malo and in second ...

'Imerys' Spinnaker splits in TRANSATQSM

by Carl Reavey on 18th July 2016 in Other stuff

We are now at over half distance in the Transat Quebec - St Malo and in second place behind the Spanish on Tales II....

Phil Sharp's Blog - Day 6 of the TransatQSM

by Carl Reavey on 16th July 2016 in Other stuff

"I have just come off the helm after probably some  of the most exhilarating sailing you could ever ask  for....

Adrien's Birthday aboard Imerys

by Carl Reavey on 14th July 2016 in Other stuff

All is going well aboard Imerys and we are now out of the St Lawrence River and charging towards our next mark - the island of St Pierre, off the sout...

TRANSATQSM - FIRST DAY

by Carl Reavey on 12th July 2016 in Other stuff

PHIL'S DAY 1 BLOG...

Coultorsay Warehouse Opening

by Jane Carswell on 7th July 2016 in The Distillery

This week saw the official opening of the first phase of our new warehouse complex at Coultorsay....

How does your barley grow?

by Jane Carswell on 6th July 2016 in On Barley

According to Andrew Jones, 'If you go by the textbook, we shouldn’t even be growing malting barley here.’...

Beach Clean 2016

by Jane Carswell on 24th June 2016 in The Distillery

The bottling hall, offices, warehouses and production were empty at the distillery today, as our massed Islay team, with reinforcements from the Glasg...

The awesome Three Peaks Yacht Race

by Carl Reavey on 9th June 2016 in Our People

The Three Peaks Yacht Race is a tough endurance event in which teams of four or five, bas...

LaddieDay 2016 at Feis Ile

by Carl Reavey on 8th June 2016 in Our People

The sun shone down on Bruichladdich for the sixteenth successive year during Laddieday 2016 at Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music....

The 2016 Feis Drams

by Carl Reavey on 8th June 2016 in Talking Whisky

Head distiller Adam Hannett released three fascinating new whiskies at Feis Ile last month – each of which was dramatically different in style....

A Yellow Submarine

by Carl Reavey on 31st May 2016 in Talking Whisky, Exploring History

The story of the Yellow Submarine has been full of character and characters right from the beginning.  It started with our friend ‘Demolition Dave...

Feis Ile Masterclass 2016

by Carl Reavey on 30th May 2016 in The Distillery, Talking Whisky

Adam Hannett made a few changes to our traditional format for his first Feis Ile masterclass.  This was partly driven by a ‘problem’ we have had ...

The Scottish Series 2016

by Carl Reavey on 26th May 2016 in Place, Our People

Bruichladdich and The Botanist will be supporting the Silvers Marine Scottish Series of y...

What a success story

by Carl Reavey on 19th May 2016 in Our People, The Distillery

Seventy two people now work here, on site, at Bruichladdich Distillery, with a further ten in our Glasgow brand office....

Phil's Battle of The Atlantic

by Carl Reavey on 17th May 2016 in Place, Our People

Phil Sharp is facing significant problems in The Transat bakerly as he tries to complete the single handed race acro...

Bruichladdich Day 2016 #Laddievision

by Carl Reavey on 13th May 2016 in Our People, The Distillery

The programme and backdrop is taking shape for Bruichladdich Day 2016, on Sunday May 22nd, ‘The Lasting Power Of Vision’....

Maritime Romantics

by Carl Reavey on 13th May 2016 in Place, Our People

We Laddies are essentially maritime romantics....

Transat Update from Phil Sharp

by christy.mcfarlane on 5th May 2016 in Our People, Other stuff

Reporting from his Class40 yacht Imerys, Phil Sharp comments on a difficult 24 hours following problems with his spinnaker and looks to ride the top o...

Phil Sharp sails The Transat

by Carl Reavey on 2nd May 2016 in Our People, Other stuff

It was essentially a chance encounter that brought yachtsman Phil Sharp and Bruichladdich together,...

Fixing a whisky cask - warehouse 12

by Jane Carswell on 25th April 2016 in The Distillery

Managing our stock of casks, full and empty, here on Islay is a multi-faceted challenge for our warehouse team and Head Distiller Adam Hannett, who hi...

Laddies support High School Breakfast Club

by Carl Reavey on 20th April 2016 in Our People, Other stuff

We are pleased to have been able to help with the funding of a popular ‘Breakfast Club’ for pupils at ...

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