Tag Archives: peat

News flash: Bruichladdich to relaunch Port Charlotte single malt whisky

The Bruichladdich distillery is set to relaunch Port Charlotte, which is the Islay distillery’s heavily peated single malt whisky.

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Bruichladdich’s “The Three Tens”: The Laddie 10 year old, Port Charlotte 10 year old and Octomore 10 year old

Bruichladdich have released a new trio of whiskies they call ‘The Three Tens’ – three ten year old malts, an unpeated Bruichladdich, a peated Port Charlotte and a heavily peated Octomore.  In this post, I review all three whiskies. 

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The Big Smoke Blended Islay Malt 60

Type: Malt blend Origin: Islay, Scotland ABV: 60%

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Westland Peated American single malt whiskey

Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Single malt whiskey Origin: Seattle, United States ABV: 46%

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Kilchoman Machir Bay

Malt Mileage Rating: ★★★☆ (3.5) Type: Single malt Origin: Islay, Scotland  ABV: 46% Price: AU$125

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Port Charlotte Islay Barley 2008

Recommended use: Enjoy neat Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Single malt whisky  Origin: Islay, Scotland  ABV: 50% Price: £65 Cask No: 14/098-35 Distilled: 12/2008  Drawn: 30/9/2014

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Diamond Crown Julius Caeser (Robusto cigar)

Malt Mileage Rating: ★★★★★ Origin: Dominican Republic  Draw: Excellent  Burn: Excellent  Construction: Excellent  Strength: Excellent 

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Bruichladdich Octomore 7.4 Virgin Oak

Recommended use: Serve neat/ with a dash of water Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Scotch single malt whisky Origin: Islay, Scotland ABV: 61.2% Price: N/A

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How is whisky made and where does its flavour come from? Distilling and Maturing whisky

This post will show you how whisky is made, and explain how “new make” matures into a whisky. It explains how whisky acquires its colour and flavours. Continue reading

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Bruichladdich Octomore 7.3 Islay Barley

Recommended use: Serve with a splash of spring water  Rating:  Recommendation: Buy it Type: Single malt Origin: Islay, Scotland ABV: 63.0% User rating for Octomore 7.3 Islay Barley (VOTE HERE):  Bruichladdich Octomore 7.3 is a heavily peated single malt whisky that boasts a … Continue reading

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