New Releases illustrate the "What, Where and How" of Barley Provenance

by Carl Reavey on 6th December 2017 in On Barley, Talking Whisky

Single malt Scotch whiskies have traditionally been presented accompanied by age...

Bruichladdich distil spirit from Islay-grown rye

by Jane Carswell on 1st December 2017 in On Barley, Talking Whisky

Production director Allan Logan and head distiller Adam Hannett of Bruichladdich...

Global launch of The Organic 2009

by Carl Reavey on 30th November 2017 in On Barley, Talking Whisky

 Bruichladdich - 'The Organic 2009'...

In the Doldrums with the Fishes

by Carl Reavey on 17th November 2017 in Other stuff

After eleven days of racing and 3,000 miles of ocean in the Transat Jacques Vabr...

Carlo Petrini and Slow Food

by Iain Morrison on 17th November 2017

He is 68, bald and bearded yet treated like a rock star in his native Italy wher...

Join Phil and Pablo in a Dram as they cross the equator!

by Carl Reavey on 14th November 2017 in Other stuff

The epic Transat Jacques Vabre yacht race from Le Havre in France to Salvador de...

Frazer Matthews' Valinch

by Jane Carswell on 9th November 2017 in The Distillery

Having turned 21 last month, Frazer recognises the extra freedom that a childhoo...

Announcing our Rare Cask Series

by Carl Reavey on 6th November 2017 in Talking Whisky

Head distiller Adam Hannett has released a series of three very old Bruichladdic...

Of Moats, Duck Houses and Transparency

by Iain Morrison on 31st October 2017 in Talking Whisky

My how we chuckled, a few years ago now, when the revelations about British poli...

Ian, Derek, and 1881 other fans

by Jane Carswell on 15th October 2017 in The Distillery

"From the first time I walked through the doors at the distillery, I knew that t...

Preparing to sail the TJV - France to Brazil

by Carl Reavey on 9th October 2017 in Other stuff

Phil Sharp and the team from PS Racing are busy preparing for the 13th edition o...

Roddy MacEachern's Valinch

by Jane Carswell on 2nd October 2017 in Our People

Now we come to think about it, Roddy MacEachern’s job title of “IT assistant...

#LaddieMP7 and changes to #LaddieMP8

by Christy McFarlane on 20th September 2017 in Talking Whisky

The latest in our series of in-depth tastings with head distiller Adam Hannett, ...

"Whiskies Galore" by Ian Buxton

by Carl Reavey on 15th September 2017 in Other stuff

Drinks writer Ian Buxton’s latest book is cheekily titled “Whiskies Galore...

Bruichladdich Woodcuts on Show at Royal Scottish Academy

by Jane Carswell on 14th September 2017 in Other stuff

Our printmaker friend, Jono Lloyd, has had his print of the mas...

Josh Wood Marathon Winner

by Jane Carswell on 11th September 2017 in Our People

On Sunday, the annual Islay marathon took place for the fourth time, in spite of...

Phil Sharp wins European Trophy

by Carl Reavey on 7th September 2017 in Other stuff

Speaking to Bruichladdich, Phil says: "It is really pleasing for the whole team,...

Mid Coul Organic Farms, Dalcross, Inverness

by Carl Reavey on 1st September 2017 in Place, On Barley

Mid Coul is an organic farm that lies on the south side of the Moray Firth to th...

Bairds Malt of Inverness

by Carl Reavey on 29th August 2017 in On Barley

We paid a visit to Bairds Malt in Inverness a week or so ago where the trucks ...

Adam Hannett on the Islay Barley Series

by Jane Carswell on 23rd August 2017 in On Barley

As we approach this year's harvest on the island and look forward to September's...


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