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 ...

Sharp Qualifies for 'Transat'

by Carl Reavey on 19th April 2016 in Our People, Other stuff

Yachtsman Phil Sharp  has successfully qualified for the solo ‘...

Hole and Corner Magazine

by Carl Reavey on 8th April 2016 in Place, Our People, The Distillery, Exploring History

Hole and Corner is a magazine that celebrates "craft, beauty, passion and skill"....

Port Charlotte 2007 CC:01

by Carl Reavey on 25th March 2016 in Talking Whisky

The PORT CHARLOTTE 2007 CC:01 is the latest in our thought-pro...

The Laddie Eight

by Carl Reavey on 25th March 2016 in Talking Whisky

Our fiercely independent ethos defies the trend towards industrialisation and automation in distillation.  We are justifiably proud of our status as ...

We Made It: Basket-Maker Lois Walpole

by theartsdesk on 21st March 2016 in "We Made It"

There’s a name for the abandoned fishing tackle that washes up on beaches around the world. It’s called “ghost gear” and it’s an environment...

We Made It: Horn Maker Tom Fisher

by theartsdesk on 21st March 2016 in "We Made It"

Ask anyone for the name of a violin or piano maker, and they’ll probably be able to summon up Stradivarius and Steinway. What about horns?...

Our Virgin Oak Casks

by Jane Carswell on 11th March 2016 in Talking Whisky

Earlier this year, we took delivery of our first consignment of bespoke virgin oak casks from Seguin Moreau....

The Transparency Debate - Simon Coughlin

by Carl Reavey on 1st March 2016 in Talking Whisky

Our CEO Simon Coughlin has written to Dave Broom, Becky Paskin and Richard Woodard, editors of the website ...

Vatting 'The Classic Laddie'

by Carl Reavey on 1st March 2016 in Talking Whisky

Creating a multi-vintage cuvee such as The Classic Laddie is one of th...

We Made It: Ric Lipson, Stufish Entertainment Architects

by theartsdesk on 21st February 2016 in "We Made It"

While most set designers come from an art or theatre background, Ric Lipson has parlayed his architectural training into an unusual skillset: designin...

We Made It: 'Carol' costume designer Sandy Powell

by theartsdesk on 19th February 2016 in "We Made It"

If there is a successor to the great Hollywood costume designer Edith Head, it is Sandy Powell, the British designer of six films directed by Martin S...

Transparency. We support Compass Box

by Carl Reavey on 18th February 2016 in Talking Whisky

We fully support the campaign by Compass Box that is aimed at allowing Scotch whi...

Artist, Fireman, Programmer - Andy Fisher

by Jane Carswell on 17th February 2016 in Our People

The multi-talented Andy Fisher is a self-taught programmer who is now our go-to man for ‘Operational Systems Support’.  Once upon a time he manag...

Octomore meets Virgin Oak

by Jane Carswell on 10th February 2016 in Talking Whisky

The process of whisky’s flavour evolution through contact with fresh wood is particularly interesting in regard to our Octomore spirit. ...

We Made It: Stuntwoman Tracy Caudle

by theartsdesk on 7th February 2016 in "We Made It"

With a raft of high-quality digital effects available, real stunts might seem a little old-fashioned....

We Made It: 'The Revenant' Production Designer Jack Fisk

by theartsdesk on 7th February 2016 in "We Made It"

The Revenant's production designer Jack Fisk wasn’t required to build multiple sets for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s 1823 wilderness epic....

New Laddie Giftboxes available

by Jane Carswell on 5th February 2016 in Talking Whisky, Other stuff

The presence of presents; the Laddie shop, and other similarly distinguished retail outlets such as Fortnum and Masons, in London's Piccadilly, and Ha...

Sweden Visit Plain Sailing For Raymond

by John McCallum on 4th February 2016 in Our People, The Distillery

Raymond Tibbs has worked at Bruichladdich for almost five years, guiding tours for holidaying families and aficionados alike, and helping run the dist...

Octomore 07.4 Virgin Oak - The Concept

by Anonymous (not verified) on 21st January 2016 in Talking Whisky

Power, strength, resolution… Finesse, delicacy, elegance… Taut dynamism, poetry… Two powerful yet contrasting forces in equilibrium. ...

New Octomore 07.4 Released

by Jane Carswell on 18th January 2016 in Talking Whisky

We continue with our mission to craft the world's most thought-provoking whiskies....

We Made It: Double Bass Maker Laurence Dixon

by theartsdesk on 10th January 2016

Double bass maker Laurence Dixon has solid oak floors in his new shop-front in Herne Hill, south London....

Tasting at "Bread and Flowers" - Salisbury

by Carl Reavey on 7th January 2016 in Our People, Talking Whisky

We are collaborating with chef Martin Simcock on a stimulating gastronomic ...


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