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Bruichladdich 1984

Overall rating
90.25/100
votes
70
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare Cask Series
Vintage
1984
Bottled
26.05.2017
Stated Age
32 years old
Casktype
12 Bourbon casks
Number of bottles
3000
Strength
43.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Label
ALL IN
Bottle code
L161569 17/270
Barcode
5055807408806
Added on
04 Nov 2017 8:54 am by mandragoru
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 822.13

34 × in wishlist

70 × member ratings

110 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 1984

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.25 points

  1. Mr.Wong scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Delicious wonderful dram. The vanilla and toffee notes kn this whisky are amazing.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, toffee, buttercup
    • Taste
      Vanilla, sweet, crème brulee, caramel
    • Finish
      Apricot, oranges, dried fruits

  2. WhiskyFUNd scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    Nose: I could make mad passionate nose to this all night. This is all fruit like my beloved sherry casks but somehow from a bourbon cask. Light golden raisin, apricot, canned in syrup lychee, dates, nougat. Orange cream soda. Later I found classic bourbon notes: vanilla, creme brule.

    Palate: gentle and balanced, grapefruit zest, cedar

    Finish: super refined and nuanced. long and subtle.

  3. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
      takes some time:
      aromatic and inviting with ripe tropical fruits, wood notes, hints of vanilla and coconut. Makes a heavy and concentrated impression, has depth.
    • Taste
      90 90
      warm and aromatic, spicy-sweet-fruity-tart, a hint of perfume, fine wood notes, a touch of barrel and coffee, spices. Delicately tart in the finish.
    • Finish
      89 89
      initially tenderly tart with barrel / oak notes, then slightly spicy and fruity, sweet-tart, soft and long with delicate wood notes. Finally, slightly sweet and fruity again, delicate wood aromas here too ...

      A good, successful, not an old, but a finely matured Bruichladdich.

      Bravo!

  4. rolabob scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Wonderfully sweet and soft, a dram for the whole evening.
    • Nose
      96 96
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  5. Izzino scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Fruit, Dry, Chocolate

  6. EvilAFI scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Vanilla, toffee, oak, spices. It delivers in its purpose of being a 32yr old bourbon cask exceptionally Finish is my favorite part. Wish the abv was a bit higher, but it still costs the mouth amazingly!
    • Nose
      90 90
      Fragrant, toffee, sweet malt, light oak, vanilla, plum, ju jubes
    • Taste
      90 90
      Creamy, subtle entry, vanilla custard, oak spice, white pepper,
    • Finish
      92 92
      The time in barrels keep this finish going, oak, vanilla, and baking spices seem to last forever

  7. larswehmeier scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    In direct comparison with the 1988/30, this one is much more spicy and emphasizes oak. He lacks something fresh and light.
    Nevertheless, it is without question a very successful and impressive maturation, which shows what is possible with ex-bourbon barrels.

  8. penumbra scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Lemon, vanilla, fat powder, cherry syrup, light cream, coconut milk, white chocolate wafer.
    • Taste
      Pollen, pepper, pudding, citrus, fruit candy.
    • Finish
      Medium, osmanthus, oak.

  9. Jörn Krzizok scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  10. BlackFleur scored this whisky 96 points Member Senior

    Nose: fresh and sweet

    Taste: creamy, followed by seasoning (pepper), then leather

    Absolutely horny Laddie ????????

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