Over the next few weeks expect a couple of Bladnoch Taste pieces as I sample a few bottles from the current range from my favourite Lowland distillery. Yes, ok, there isn’t much competition when it comes to Lowland distilleries that survive today in Scotland, but Bladnoch deserves more of spotlight even if it is not currently in production and remains stuck in neutral gear. The huge distillery site plays host to many casks from other distilleries for warehousing yet the current owners do release their own bottles from an increasingly appreciated range of casks.
As the hot weather arrives and many seek a light, refreshing whisky with summer notes then I’d point you towards Bladnoch. First up is the lightly peated variant of the subtle and grassy standard Bladnoch bottling. As always, the details although here information is very limited: