Bruichladdich Distillery aims to express its origins—the island of Islay—through its whiskies, including the heavily peated Port Charlotte 10 year old. The whisky was named No. 4 in Whisky Advocate’s 2018 Top 20, scoring 93 points and impressing the blind tasting panel with its balance of peat, fruit, malt, and rich character. Bruichladdich head distiller Adam Hannett gives some background on the whisky’s creation and how it came to be a distinct single malt unto itself.
With smoked brisket on the menu, we explore different pairing opportunities with bourbon neat and in a refreshing summer cocktail.
This virtual tasting features two examples of how toasted and charred oak barrels can affect the flavor profile of American whiskey. With special guest Adam Harris, senior ambassador, American whiskey at Beam Suntory.