On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: A bottle of Bruichladdich

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: A bottle of Bruichladdich

This Christmas we’re asking you to help us select the Cask 88 ‘Scottish Distillery of the Year’, as part of our ‘The 12 Drams of Christmas’ campaign. Bruichladdich distillery is one of our 12 chosen distilleries, find out more about the campaign and how to vote for your favourites. Click Here.

Why do we love Bruichladdich?

Bruichladdich, which means ‘the brae on the shore’, is found on the coast of the western peninsula of the island of Islay known as the Rhinns. The new courtyard-style distillery, built in concrete back in 1881, reflected a new and unconventional approach, which persists to this day. This unique approach was further established, by its use of tall, narrow-necked stills, designed to produce a relatively pure and elegant style of spirit. The tall stills and its source of fresh water are often considered factors in its ability to create a lighter whisky, with the creation of both unpeated and peated expressions.

We have a selection of Bruichladdich expressions in our online store  a great example being the Bruichladdich 40-Year-Old, 1964 

Bruichladdich 40 Year Old, 1964
Bruichladdich 40 Year Old, 1964

This wonderful Bruichladdich 40 Year Old was distilled on Islay in 1964 before being bottled in 2004. Forty-Year-Old whisky is always a real treat, and this one really is exceptional. Comes packaged in a metal tube.

How to vote for Bruichladdich as Cask 88’s Scottish Distillery of the Year

To vote for Bruichladdich, simply retweet this post on Twitter. You can vote for more than one distillery, simply retweet the posts that highlight all your favourites. Find out more about ‘The Twelve Drams of Christmas‘.

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