Falling in love with an island

Recounting the story of my first visit to Islay. A weekend that changed my life and had me falling in love with a place in a way I never had before.

Brewgooder Barrel Aged Whisky Sour

Neill reviews a collaboration between Brewgooder, Vault City Brewing and Bruichladdich. The Barrel Aged Whisky Sour was aged in casks once used to mature The Classic Laddie. It’s bottled at 11% abv and retailed for £12 a bottle.

Octomore 12.2

Neill reviews the Octomore 12.2 single malt Scotch whisky from Bruichladdich on the Isle of Islay. 12.2 has been finished in ex-Sauternes wine casks.

Watt Whisky Single Casks Part 1 (Nov ’21)

Three new single cask releases from the lovely folks at Watt Whisky. Single malts from Orkney and Islay and a fine 18-year-old blended Scotch. Whisky Reviews written by Neill Murphy.

Port Charlotte Ten Year Old

The Port Charlotte 10 year old is the first permanently available age statement from Bruichladdich's heavily peated sibling. Neill Murphy reviews this Islay single malt Scotch whisky.

400th Review: Bruichladdich Black Art 7.1

Neill marks 400 reviews with a special drop from Bruichladdich. Black Art 7.1 is a 25 year old unpeated Islay single malt.

“Friends of Bruichladdich” 11 Year Old Single Cask

Neill reviews the third single cask bottling for the Friends of Bruichladdich group - an 11 year old single malt matured in an Israeli cabernet sauvignon cask.

Port Charlotte 16 Year Old

Neill Murphy reviews a special Port Charlotte single malt bottled by Bruichladdich distillery to mark the 2020 edition of the Islay Festival.

Bruichladdich ‘The Laddie Eight’

Neill Murphy reviews 'The Laddie Eight' a travel retail single malt from Bruichladdich distillery on the isle of Islay.

Port Charlotte MRC: 01 2010 (New Year Dram 2019)

Neill Murphy reviews the 2010 MRC:01 Port Charlotte single malt from Bruichladdich distillery in Islay...

Bruichladdich Distillery Exclusive – Port Charlotte SHC: 01 2006

A review of Port Charlotte SHC:01, a 2006 vintage, distillery exclusive from Bruichladdich distillery.