We want you to know what's in your whisky.
While many Scotch distillers aim for absolute consistency across their whisky range, we have stepped outside convention and tradition to trace our ingredients from origin to bottling - making each one unique.
Each component part, whether barley provenance, cask type or the passing of time will subtly influence our final recipes.
Every recipe is broken down to give you as much information as we are legally allowed to give you. You have the right to know what’s in your glass and to understand where that flavour comes from.
Each batch of The Classic Laddie, though subtly different, delivers our classic floral and elegant Bruichladdich style.
“WE’RE PROUD OF EVERYTHING WE DO HERE. THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS AND NO SECRETS. WE’RE AN OPEN BOOK ON WHO WE ARE AND HOW WE MAKE OUR WHISKY.”
CREATING A CLASSIC
How we make our flagship whisky.
Year by year, the variety and provenance of our barley helps shape our spirit, and an ever-increasing range of casks are sourced to evolve the suite of flavours in our warehouse.
Composing each unique recipe is a rigorous process; Adam must carry a multi-dimensional picture of the sensory potential that surrounds him.
He must systematically sample and evaluate every component by nose, taste and mouthfeel. It is painstaking and difficult work, requiring a clear head and many checks, pauses and re-evaluations over many weeks.
The final formula will be decided in the quiet of his sample room here on Islay.
MORE ON TRANSPARENCY
Learn more about our commitment to transparency and why our ambitions go beyond the simple philosophy of making and selling single malt scotch whisky