Tasting notes

Port Charlotte Scottish Barley

Does the Port Charlotte brand still need an introduction? It’s not an actual distillery – although there once were plans to build another Port Charlotte distillery – but a brand produced at Bruichladdich Distillery. It stands between the unpeated Bruichladdich and the ultra-peated Octomore brand. The malted barley is peated to 40ppm (10ppm being lightly peated, 40ppm heavily peated. Whisky for everyone wrote a comprehensive piece on the subject of phenols).  Port Charlotte Scottish Barley is the successor of the The Peat Project and An Turas Mor and bottled at 50% ABV. Continue Reading