Bruichladdich 1986 Single Cask #2

Bruichladdich 1986 Single Cask #2
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Winning bid: £220.00
Lot number: 080-0707

Mothballed by previous owners Whyte & Mackay, Bruichladdich distillery was revived in the year 2000 by indy bottler Murray McDavid. For a long time the distillery was the black sheep of Islay, on account of producing unpeated whisky in order to meet its owner's blending requirements. Contrary to general expectations though, this also made it a hit with the locals who were presumably sick of the sight of peat.

Since its resurrection, and under the guiding hand of maestro Jim McEwan, Bruichladdich hasn't shied away from experimentation in cask management, quadruple distillation, love-it-or-hate-it presentation, and the introduction of the heavily peated Port Charlotte and (REALLY heavily peated) Octomore ranges. Oh, and they make a mean gin too.

Distilled: 1986

Bottled: 2006

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 2

54.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 165 / 498

Please note dents to tin.

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Featured in: The 80th Auction (November 24 – December 3, 2017)