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Overall rating
87.43/100
votes
84
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1989
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
19 years old
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
51.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
618105908703
Added on
10 Sep 2009 8:48 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 765,60

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304 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich Black Art

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.43 points

  1. martijnbams28 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Tasted out of the cask . With Jim McEwan

  2. ASWhisky scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    a whisky with intense but few aromas
    the alcohol note is disturbing

    ranking:
    1.Nase, 2.Mund, 2.Abgang
    • Nose
      superficially:
      Marzipan and raisins
      with alcohol note
      cryptically:
      Vanilla and citrus
      very cute
      a bit smoky & maritime
    • Taste
      Start slightly bitter and alcoholic
      raw dough
      Almond (marzipan)
      raisins
      in the smoke come vanilla and citrus
    • Finish
      short
      Bitter almond oil
      citrus
      dry wood
      raisins

  3. Rien scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. RL_whisky scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. matts scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A good malt, but no revelation. I am a little irritated that on the one hand I perceive distinct port flavors, on the other hand I also find a certain appeal of sherry. I only have one sample and no further information about the cask storage. Can it be that both port and sherry casks have found their way ...?
    • Nose
      Very vinous and surprisingly slightly pungent alcohol. Oak, vanilla, herbs. In addition a certain freshness and in the background exotic fruits. If anything, just a very subtle smoke. With a few drops of water even clearer Portweinnoten. Old oak wood and a little furniture polish.
    • Taste
      Undiluted a very strong, impetuous and almost a little burning start. And that, although the drop was able to breathe for over 20 minutes. With a few drops of water much more pleasant. Raisins, almonds, astringent grapes, oak and clearer peat than in the nose. Superficially spicy and subliminal with a certain fruity sweetness.
    • Finish
      Medium length finish, dominated by bitter oak. Almost a little furry on the tongue.

  6. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. martijnbams28 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  8. Dr.Nose scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Notes from internet.
    • Nose
      Definitely wine treated. Hints of port wine with sourish notes that remind me of cellars and of raspberry vinegar. Lots of red berries, strawberry marmalade, grapes, hints of cherry liqueur. A bit of musty oak as well. Enticing, but very, very winey.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
    • Taste
      Less fruity sweet than I expected although there is still berry juice to be found. Fresh, sour notes again, then some grapefruit, heavy wine and wood. Cooked strawberries.
    • Finish
      Warm, quite long and winey.

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