Lochlea 'Ploughing Edition' (First Crop) 46% Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl - Jan 2023 Release

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Lochlea Distillery round off their first series of annual, seasonal bottlings with the 'Ploughing Edition' (First Crop). 

This fourth and final bottling reflects the season of Winter on the farm when they start to plough the fields in preparation for sowing the barley seed in Spring. The team have created a warming, smoky version of the signature Lochlea whisky by using a combination of ex-Islay barrels and peated quarter casks.

The icy blue of the label also reflects the season, recalling the bitterly cold and frosty Ayrshire winters.

No colouring and non-chill filtered

Ex-Islay Barrels and Peated Quarter Casks

Availability worldwide: 11,000 bottles

70cl

ABV 46%

Net weight: 1.6kg

Tasting Notes

Nose: Baked fruit with a light peat smoke in the background

Palate: Old-fashioned boiled sweets, more cooked apple and Brazil nuts

Finish: Lingering fruit and nuttiness, all intertwined with a haze of Islay peat smoke

Lochlea Distillery

Lochlea is an independently-owned distillery under the management of ex-Laphroaig Distillery Manager John Campbell. Having built up one of the top ten Scotch brands in the world over the past 27 years, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a burning ambition to help Lochlea fulfil its potential.

Rooted in Scottish history, Robert Burns called Lochlea his home throughout his formative years, from 1777 through until his father’s death in 1784. By day, Burns worked hard on the farm and in the evening, he enjoyed the company of his friends, debating at the Bachelors Club in nearby Tarbolton. This location has inspired the honest, passionate and progressive nature of Lochlea whisky.

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