Bruichladdich Blacker Still
Bruichladdich // Islay, Scotland
One of three in the "Still Series" of whiskies distilled in the 1980's (Golder Still and Redder Still are the others), the Blacker Still was distilled in 1986. It was aged in Oloroso sherry butts yielding 3,000 bottles for release. Bottled in 2006 at at 50.7% ABV. Though named for the dark color the whisky provides, stills used to be direct-fire heated and would acquire a black color to them over time.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask Typeoloroso sherry butts