Bruichladdich 11 year old Water of Life Film Edition (Cask 3615)

£149

You'll be aware that Brexit is having an impact on shipments from the UK to EU countries as everyone figures out the new systems and documentation. We're hoping this will resolve itself soon, but in the meantime we cannot guarantee shipments to EU countries. If you still want to order a bottle this comes at your own risk, additional shipping costs and local taxes may be applied on arrival (or contact us at media@caskstrength.co.uk).

KEY FACTS ABOUT THIS WHISKY

Distillery: Bruichladdich

Region: Islay, Scotland

Age: 11 years old

ABV: cask strength of 61.3%

Cask ref: 3615

Cask: First fill Bourbon Barrel

Bottle outturn: 247

Bottle size: 700ml 


WHISKY TASTING NOTES

Nose: macadamia, sea salt, malt, honey, cacao, light hay.

Palate: An immediate rush of liquorice, lemon, key lime and fennel which took the tongue a few minutes to process before it leads on to green apple, pineapple, cinnamon and mint on second taste before it exits and leaves behind you salivating with malt powder and sencha rice tea. Full-bodied and decadent.

Finish: Dries off into malt, white pepper, coriander seeds.

ABOUT WATER OF LIFE FILM

The Water of Life is a feature documentary that focuses on the craftsmen, chemists, and renegades at the heart of the whisky revolution that turned the stagnant scotch whisky industry of the 1980s into the titan it is today.

Starting behind the locked gates of an abandoned distillery, Jim McEwan and Mark Reynier share their personal experiences of therisk-taking and wild experimentation they used to turn Bruichladdich into a creative and financial powerhouse.

The film also takes you on the journeys of visionaries like Gordon & MacPhail, Billy Walker, Rachel Barrie and David Stewart, whose mixture of talent, chemistry, hard work, grit, and a little sprinkle of magic paved the way for the next generation of innovators like Adam Hannett, Kelsey McKechnie, Liam Hughes, Iain Croucher, and Eddie Brook.

The Water of Life is a uniquely personal perspective on the evolution of whisky by those who lived it - the story of those who played a key part in rediscovering the crafting of the ancient spirit. 

Visit Water of Life Film website for more information.

For us, one of the best aspects of a good single malt whisky is its ability to bring people together. So when we created our bottles we wanted to design something that felt like a decanter - meant to be passed around a group of friends, new and old, as they enjoy sharing a dram together.

Our bottles have a good weight to them, making them feel substantial and giving them the presence a good whisky deserves.  We've offset the label, so that the whisky is centre stage; it shows the natural colour of the liquid clearly and proudly.

The label clearly and transparently shows you all the key information, including: the nature of the liquid (for example, single malt scotch) where it was distilled; how old it is; and how strong it is.  All our liquids are natural colour and non chill filtered.

Our bottles come in two sizes: 700ml, which is our standard for our main releases; and for some of our expressions, 100ml minis.

Packaging: All our bottles are shipped in a specialist anti-shock 'air tubes'.  These create a sleeve of air around the bottle to keep it safe and protected while in the post.  The air tubes are then places in discreet, plain, cardboard outer boxes.

UK shipping: We offer next-day delivery as standard, and you will receive a tracking code so you can monitor the progress of your delivery. The postage cost is a flat fee, so you can order as many bottles as you like for the same postage price.

EU shipping: Rates are calculated automatically on check-out, and shipments are sent using the major international delivery firms.  You will receive a tracking code so you can monitor the progress of your delivery.

US shipping: The laws and process do vary state by state, but we ship to the 20 states we're able to:

Alaska, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Washington DC, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming.

We use a specialist shipping company which takes care of not only the delivery but also US duty charges and paperwork; this makes it nice and easy for you!  The US stage of the journey is by FedEx and a tracking code can be supplied if you contact Ben (ben@thesinglecask.co.uk). Rates are calculated automatically at checkout, and please bear in mind that the price covers both delivery and US duty.  

Rest of world: We're pleased to ship to a large number of countries, with rates calculated when you check out. You will receive a tracking code so you can monitor the progress of your delivery.  Please remember, there might be local taxes you could need to pay in your country.

COVID update: We are pleased to be able to continue shipping whisky to your door.  All our operations are done in a COVID secure manner with health and safety of utmost importance.  While we endeavour to ship as quickly as possible, the reduction in flights between countries has impacted airfreight; this means some international orders may take a little longer than usual.

For large orders or help: Please contact Ben (Ben@thesinglecask.co.uk) if you have any questions, or need help placing a large custom order.

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