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Dramfool Bruichladdich 12 Year Old

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Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch

Bottler: Dramfool

Founder: Bruce Farquhar

Range: Contemporary (68th Release)

Distillery: Bruichladdich, McEwan Legacy

Age: 12 years old

Distilled: 05/2011

Bottled: 10/2023

Region: Islay, Scotland

Spirit: Single malt scotch

Cask Type: Single first fill Banyuls barrique

Cask Ref: #1515

Alcohol by Volume: Cask strength at 57.5%

Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration

Outturn: 292 bottles

Bottle Size: 700ml

Bruichladdich 12 Year Old Tasting Notes

Tasting notes by Jim McEwan MBE

Colour: Amber or burnished gold.

Aromas: Opens beautifully on a fruity mellow oak combination underpinned by the sweetness of unpeated barley with just a drift of marine freshness from its time maturing on the Coast of Heaven. At this age it’s that Islay DNA that frames the beautiful fruity overture from the Banyuls cask.

Palate: The flavour combinations are as one. After 12 years of seasonal movement within the cradle of oak they are transformed into a spirit that is truly unique. Splendidly fresh & succulent the malt extract provides a toffee sweetness that works beautifully with the wine influence to produce an outstanding spirit. Bruichladdich casks are all stored on Islay close to the Atlantic Ocean and we believe that makes the spirit’s DNA 100% Hebridean.

About this Dramfool release

The 68th Dramfool release, and first in their new look livery. A fully matured 12 year old first-fill Banyuls Barrique Bruichladdich! A very rare cask with only a small handful of single casks ever released before. Including Dramfool's Jim McEwan Journeys End 1 which got such rave reviews.

Bottled at cask strength of 57.5%. and one of only 292 bottles, no chill filtration (of course) and all natural colour (of course!). As with Dramfool's previous Bruichladdich bottlings, this meets Jim McEwan’s exacting standard from his time in charge of the distillery and bears the McEwan Legacy mark showing his seal of approval.

A wonderful whisky to launch our new look.

Dramfool Whisky
Bruce Farquhar, Founder of Dramfool

Meet The Founder

Bruce Farquhar

Bruce founded Dramfool in 2015 Bruce and has been bottling single cask whisky ever since. His passion for top whisky has taken him all over Europe and as far as Japan hosting tastings and spreading the word of Dramfool. His motto that ‘I only bottle whisky that I like’ does not waver. Bruce won’t offer a whisky for sale unless he feels it meets his standards. This has led to consistently high reviews from connoisseur drinkers and industry specialists alike.