Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

The Classic Laddie

Made as the name states exclusively from Scottish barley, this “trickle” distilled and aged in American oak. Positioned as Bruichladdich’s main or into release.

Paid: $60 for tasting collection

Distilled/Owned by: Bruichladdich

Region: Islay

50% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Color: Golden

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Sea salt, barley, gentle citrus, floral and breezey.

Taste: Ginger, orange, raisin, honey, vanilla and oak. Floral notes again are present. Thick mouthfeel that showcases more fruit than I expected.

Finish: Long and warm with lingering vanilla and floral notes.

Thoughts: This one has floral notes in abundance, with a nice easy drinking sweetness.

Score: 80 out of 100

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