PROGRESSIVE HEBRIDEAN DISTILLERS of classic and peaty single malt whisky, including the world’s most heavily peated whisky, Octomore.
It started out as a late night “What If?” idea after a dew drams…
“What if we distilled the most heavily-peated barley humanly possible, in the tall, narrow-necked Bruichladdich stills?”
The legendary Octomore, named forthe farm above Port Charlotte is a dram that has taken the world by storm.
The world’s most heavily peated single malt has had a brobdingnagian effect on a world aching for a challenge to comfortable convention. An esoteric series of numbered, experimental, mostly very limited releases, has fatally undermined the assumption that the quality of Scotch whisky is simply a function of its age.
Stop by The Haven in Jamaica Plain – one of the few places that is carrying it in the whole of Boston.