Bruichladdich - Octomore 6.1 - Super Heavily Peated 70cl Bottle


Bruichladdich - Octomore 6.1
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Titanic amounts of peat but with a light, delicate complexity and a beguiling finesse. Young, yet eminently mature, it defies us. It remains an enigma.

Magnificently muscular.

Most heavily peated malts are so dry and phenolic there is little else to spark the senses, not so this young warrior who arouses pride and passion, transporting you to that most famous rock in the Atlantic ocean - Islay - the beating heart of the Hebrides.

Category(s):     Single Malt Whisky

Producer: Bruichladdich   -
ABV:   57%
Bottler:   Distillery Bottled
Brand:   Bruichladdich
Cask Strength:   Yes
Country of Origin:   Scotland
Distillery:   Bruichladdich
Grain:   Barley
Region:   Islay
Single Barrel:   Yes
Smoky (Peaty):   Heavy Peat


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Producer Information

Bruichladdich was built in 1881 by Barnet Harvey at an ideal location on the edge of Loch Indaal, on the Rhinns, the most westerly point of Islay. At the time it was a state-of-the-art plant, and it has remained very much the same ever since with most of the original equipment still in use. Using cavity walls and a new fangled material - concrete, made from pebbles from the sea shore, this was a purpose built plant (most other ones had been adapted from farm buildings) and so is efficiently laid out, built around a central courtyard that housed the Kiln (removed in 1961) and a large steam engine that provided the power.

After several corporate amalgamations over the last thirty years, it was found to be "surplus to requirements", and was closed down in 1994; it has been silent ever since. That is, until 2001 when the plant was entirely renovated. All the Victorian equipment, much of it still original nineteenth century engineering was been retained. The machinery, boilers, pipe work and electrics were completely dismantled and reassembled by a team of highly dedicated and talented engineers.

There is not one computer used in the production of Bruichladdich whisky: this is a genuine working museum; but as the French proverb says: 'it is in old pans that one makes the best cooking?'.

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