||6 yrs; American Oak|
||100% Malted Barley|
|Distiller||Bruichladdich (Bruichladdich, Scotland)|
This is a 6 year old product from the Craggan, Cruach, Island, and Mulindry farms on Islay - matured for 6 years and now released. The barley was publican and oxbridge, not the best yielding, but used for flavor.
- Batch: 2009
Bottling Code: L/160404 16/176 23 08 16 12:02
Bottling Date: 2016
Earthy, farmy, and clean – nicely grain driven as are the best bruichladdich whiskies. Sharp marine and salt notes on the nose, lemon peel, vanilla, root beer...the palate continues in the same way, farmy, earthy, sharp, and salty with dried pineapple and clove. Magnificent stuff – complex, interesting, rich, full. Quite unique in the whisky world, in my view – this profile – earthy, barley driven, with fruity and an incredible marine essence to it. Finish is very biscuity, roasted malt type finish.
Value: 48/100 (based on $80)