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Bruichladdich 17 Year Old 1st Edition

Bruichladdich 17 Year Old 1st Edition
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Winning bid: £85.00
Lot number: 080-1434

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.

This 1st edition 17 year old, has been created using old stock from a previous incarnation of the distillery.

Age: 17 years old

46% ABV / 70cl

Please note minor scratches on tin

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