Blog: Olly WehringMost appropriate name for a drink - the race begins

Olly Wehring | 27 February 2006

Since joining just-drinks, my appreciation of whisk(e)y has, naturally, gone through the roof. I love the stuff. Although, a new Scotch may have to pass me by.

The Bruichladdich distillery on Islay has produced a distilled whisky with an eye-watering alcoholic content of 92%.

Bruichladdich managing director Mark Reynier said the distillery was doing it as a bit of fun and it was unlikely to be repeated.

Bruichladdich plans to produce 5,000 bottles of ‘usquebaugh-baul’ as it is known – which is probably the sound I’d make after a dram or two of it.


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