Bruichladdich Scotch Single Malt 2012 Islay Barley

Bruichladdich Scotch Single Malt 2012 Islay Barley - 2012

Item # 41834 750mL
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Tasting Notes

In what is already a broad and boundry breaking portfolio, this unassuming release may in many ways be the most interesting in the Bruichladdich stable. Using barley grown on local Islay farms and harvested in 2011, the spirit for this release was distilled in early 2012 and aged for eight years at the distillery's coastal Islay home. The expression of terroir in whisky, and the essence of Islay in a bottle makes a big even subtler impact in this expression compared to its fully peated Port Charlotte counterpart. In limited release. * Please note the bottle image on web may not reflect the current release in stock. Please inquire if you have any questions.


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Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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