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Here at last: Bruichladdich PC10, a milestone whisky

In 2001, shortly after Bruichladdich had just been re-opened by Jim McEwan and team, the first batch of Port Charlotte (PC) was distilled and barreled. Five years later in 2006, PC5 was released. Only 6,000 bottles came to market and … Continue reading


Thoughts on Bruichladdich’s Sale to Rémy Cointreau

I hope no one ever asks me to name my favorite whisky distillery. It would be nearly impossible to do so. But, if someone asked me to name my top ten, Bruichladdich would certainly be on the list. So, when … Continue reading

2011 limited edition bruichladdich

Creativity can sometimes lead to a branding clusterfu*%k

Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of Bruichladdich. I think what Jim McEwan and team have done to bring back this distillery over the past decade and bring a new sense of innovation to Islay is nothing short … Continue reading

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Scotch Whisky Recommendations

The holidays are the perfect time to give your whisky-loving friends and family the gift of spirit. If you want to cut through the clutter and make a real, memorable impact, however, don’t just pick any old Scotch. Make sure … Continue reading

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Passion Makes Perfect: Jim McEwan’s Bruichladdich

Is it the slow drip in which Bruichladdich’s whisky falls from its stills? Is it the quiver in Jim McEwan’s voice when he talks about the future generation of Islay? Is it the way that the impossibly peaty Octomore and … Continue reading