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Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie

Overall rating
84.13/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Scottish Barley
Bottled
30.03.2017
Casktype
56 bourbon barrels, 20 red wine hogsheads
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L/160892 17/078
Barcode
5055807400312
Added on
18 Oct 2017 12:03 pm by Loepie
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 41,33

2 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

64 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.13 points

  1. NTC scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    WOW! I was blown away with this whisky, still remains one of my favorites, its a real face puncher!

    Nose: Perfect combination of different smells that really come well together in this whisky. Earthy mossy and grassy notes, some young maltyness, some hints of citrus and vanilla, despite being a NAS bottling theres also a perfect balanced wood note. Maritime saltyness and some floral notes, caramel and a very slight bit of honey gives it an outstanding balanced nose.

    Taste: grainy, mossy, kippery, caramel, vanilla and slight honey along with the maritime saltyness, the wood taste is nearly gone

    Body: One of the best bodys of a whisky i had so far, this is what makes this whisky so amazing, you can actually see the oils and clouds in your glass, amazing. Very thick and oily in the mouth, absolutly stunning. Finish gets +5 points because of the body

    Finish: a medium lasting finish, probably the lesser aspect in this whisky, but still not bad at all. Sweet and warm
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. MrYens scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

  3. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    08-09-2018
    • Nose
      73 73
      vanilla, candy
    • Taste
      66 66
      pepper, quite young, lacks a bit of character
    • Finish
      65 65
      short

  4. Lech Lomond scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    This vatting is made from 76 casks out of 4 vintages with barley from the Scottish mainland:
    Distilled 2006
    - matured in 1st fill bourbon barrels (13 casks)
    Distilled 2007
    - matured in 1st fill Spanish Ribera del Duero Red Wine Hogsheads (5 casks)
    - matured in 1st fill bourbon barrels (8 casks)
    Distilled 2008
    - matured in 2nd fill French Red Wine hogsheads (5 casks)
    - matured in 3rd fill bourbon barrels (12 casks)
    Distilled 2009
    - from Organic barley, matured in 2nd fill French Red Wine hogsheads (10 casks)
    - matured in 1st fill bourbon barrels (23 casks)

  5. HammerHead scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

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