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
Aged For: NAS
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
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