Episode 73

Published on:

8th Oct 2021

Episode 73: The Classic Laddie

Episode 73 features The Classic Laddie from Bruichladdich, a single malt Scotch Whisky. Bottled in 750ml at 50% ABV, or 100 proof, it retails for $60.

Enjoy this episode with a dram of The Classic Laddie!

Bruichladdich's official website: https://www.bruichladdich.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1881 - The distillery is founded
  • 1937 - A speculator buys the distillery and flips it
  • 1938 - The distillery is refurbished, but mothballed due to the war
  • 1989 - Mark Reynier first visits Bruichladdich
  • 1995 - The distillery is mothballed for 7 years
  • 2000 - Jim Beam Brands is the owner and agrees to sell Bruichladdich to Mark Reynier
  • 2010 - The Classic Laddie is introduced
  • 2012 - Rémy Cointreau buys Bruichladdich

Key Cocktails:

None! Drink this spirit neat! You may add a few drops of water if you so choose.


2013 Article in The New Yorker Magazine

ScotchWhisky.com Article on Bruichladdich

Wikipedia Article on Bruichladdich

Diffords Guide Reference on Bruichladdich

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Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur
Podcast dedicated to drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits.
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Built on the premise of drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits, each episode features consistent tastings and much more. The featured spirit's backstory is covered, including history of production, marketing, availability, notable events for the spirit, as well as personal stories on enjoyment.

This podcast features new episodes at least weekly, and is the work of host Matt Birchard, who created the podcast as a way to keep a new year's resolution to himself - which was to drink more!

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Matthew Birchard

I'm a fan of distilled spirits, and marketer by trade. Native of Portland, Oregon, USA.