Research into whisky maturation

by Jane Carswell on 1st February 2017 in The Distillery, Talking Whisky

Professor Otto Hermelin of Stockholm University is nearing the halfway point of a 10 year study into what is actually happening in whisky maturation, ...

Bob 'Tug' Wilson, the gauger

by Jane Carswell on 13th January 2017 in The Distillery

Bob Wilson, or "Tug" as his Southern colleagues first called him when he was working in cargo at London Airport, calibrates vessels in the traditional...

10 Years Ago

by Jane Carswell on 2nd December 2016 in Our People, The Distillery

We've been celebrating the new release of our 2nd edition ten year olds from Bruichladdich, ...

Tina Looks Back

by Jane Carswell on 4th November 2016 in Our People, The Distillery

Things are a little more automated on the modern bottling lines, but bottling at Bruichladdich is still a very people-focussed process. ...

The Bruichladdich Water Sources

by Carl Reavey on 23rd September 2016 in The Distillery

The water that is so essential to the distillation of Bruichladdich whiskies comes from three different sources and serves three different purposes at...

Countdown to #LaddieMP4

by Jane Carswell on 19th September 2016 in The Distillery

The whiskies for Bruichladdich’s next digital tasting live from the distillery have started to reach around 700 Laddiefans who ordered them all arou...

A shared history

by Jane Carswell on 26th August 2016 in The Distillery

We were extremely happy to welcome Lutz-Werner Hanisch, Horst Klaassen, and Roland Loesch here this week, on their 40th anniversary tour to Islay....

Deliveries to the USA

by Carl Reavey on 15th August 2016 in The Distillery, Talking Whisky

We are delighted to confirm that we can now deliver Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte, Octomore and The Botanist directly to our clients in the USA....

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....

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....

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...

LaddieDay 2016 at Feis Ile

by Carl Reavey on 8th June 2016 in The Distillery

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

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 ...

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....

Bruichladdich Day 2016 #Laddievision

by Carl Reavey on 13th May 2016 in The Distillery

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

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...

Laddieshop Festive Schedule

by Carl Reavey on 8th December 2015 in The Distillery

Looking forward to the fesivities during Christmas and the New Year.   Please note that the Laddieshop will be closed December 25, 26 and 27 and Janu...

YouTube In Germany: Some Things Are Beyond Our Control

by John McCallum on 2nd December 2015 in The Distillery

Our #LaddieMP3 tasting, led by head distiller Adam Hannett last Thursday, received hugely positive feedback for its originality and conversational sty...

Introducing #LaddieMP3 Digital Whisky Tasting

by Jane Carswell on 16th October 2015 in The Distillery, Talking Whisky

On 26th November 19:00 GMT we will be hosting #LaddieMP3, our third live, blind, digital tasting with Head Distiller Adam Hannett....

#LaddieMP2 - 3rd September

by Lynton Davidson on 19th August 2015 in The Distillery, Talking Whisky

On 3rd September 19:00 BST we will be hosting #LaddieMP2, a live, blind tasting with Head Distiller Adam Hannett of the three latest single cask Mic...

All of our spirit is matured for all of its life on Islay

by Carl Reavey on 3rd July 2015 in Place, The Distillery

Our very smart new road tanker has made its first and only trip on the ferry – and arrived at the distillery yesterday.  Its only purpose will be t...

Planning Permission Granted for Warehouses

by Carl Reavey on 2nd July 2015 in Place, The Distillery

We are delighted to be able to announce that we have been granted planning permission for a new warehouse complex.  The decision is extremely importa...

Countdown to "Hoe Down"

by Carl Reavey on 19th May 2015 in The Distillery

With just five days to go to the "Hoe Down" there is much activity at the distillery....

Essential Maintenance Period

by Carl Reavey on 5th May 2015 in The Distillery

We have to undertake some essential maintenance at the distillery this summer which will require us to stop distilling for a period of around six week...

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