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Overall rating
87.68/100
votes
49
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Maltbarn (MBa)
Bottling serie
No. 89
Vintage
2006
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Bourbon and Red Wine Casks
Number of bottles
168
Strength
51.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 Jan 2018 9:26 pm by Maltmaniac72
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 112,50

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49 × member ratings

59 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2006 MBa

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.68 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Pleasant, whole whisky, perfectly arranged and balanced, smooth, soft, rather complex and deep, not very old - rusty young notes skip here and there.
    • Nose
      Restrained, dry, processed wood, vanilla, creamy sweetness - toffee, boiled condensed milk, fondant; light notes of dry grasses, a little malt and grain with mineral tones in the background, milk chocolate.
    • Taste
      Rich, soft, spicy oak, dry herbs, creamy sweetness, fruits, berry jam, milk chocolate, light bitterness.
    • Finish
      Spicy, bitter-sweet, warming, toffee, bitter bark, dried herbs, buckwheat honey, nuts, cappuccino.

  2. kot1803 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Ostap scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    At first I was not very impressed with the aroma, but later it is gaining a lot and is quite pleasant. The taste is wonderful, very cute. A decent aftertaste, though it's bitter bitter. Good job! Cool to drink.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Sweet and sour, pond water, watercolor paints, vanilla, barely noticeable scrub, not spittoos, citrus notes, dust, old leather furniture, old parquet, tangible wine, iris, condensed milk, milk chocolate, Artek waffles, raisins, dried fruit (predominantly sour), somewhere even deeper, even the farm notes are slipping, light honey, dried apricots, mineral, grass-bellied fruit, fruit marmalade.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Reception, succulent sour, lots of sweet and sour berries, delicately smoked and peat, smoked fruit, fruit, condensed milk and iris. Very tasty. The degree is not felt at all.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Dry, peat, smoked, fruit, dried fruit, citrus, bitter, black bread crust, knit, condensed milk, acid-sour, again farm notes (goats). For a long time it is felt.

  4. KonstUA scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nose 22. taste 22. finish 22. balance 22

  5. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Colour: amber.
    Nose: sweet, dried fruits, sweet fruits, light note of furniture varnish, berries, chocolate, caramel and vanilla.
    Mouth: sweet, dried fruits, pepper, anise, berries, oak, fruits peel, milk chocolate.
    Finish: long, spices, sweet fruits, berries, furniture varnish, chocolate, pears peel.
    This Bruichladdich is a very good balanced, tasty whisky.

  7. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Powerful, almost naughty, it is however very generous on the apple, the perfumed malt then with the opening, the berries and the chocolate. Some discreet notes of lemon.
    • Taste
      Very strong, which tends to spoil a chouia the great consistency that the mouth with the nose.
      With water, a certain warm roundness settles finally.
    • Finish
      Very consistent again. Beautiful spicy length with a little water.

      Enthusiasm
      Nose 4/5
      Mouth 3/5
      Final 3/5
      Whisky n ° 1787

  8. Roland7 scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Very fruity! Peach! A lot of peach! Banana, apricot, sweet pear, grapes, sweet lemonade, lollipops. And then as if invited to tea: sponge cake, cookies, honey, cake, mint, green tea! Clearly noticeable notes of light ale! Very fruity!
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. DenisL scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Balance sheet (22) Good (88)
    • Nose
      The aroma is thick, very wine, dry ... sweet fruit filled with mineral water ... vanilla cream ... burnt biscuit ... spices ... salted bread (22)
    • Taste
      Taste spicy, sour-peppery ... sweet with fried caramel???? (22)
    • Finish
      Finish is dry, peppery with notes of dried fruits, citrus and vanilla cream ... more bitter cucumber and cardboard (22)

  10. theograph scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Not as expressive as the 9yo from the Vosne Romanée barrel but still a very nice malt; rather restrained and less exuberant, wonderfully maritime;
    • Nose
      Extremely chalky, maritime, chalk, a lot of honey, floral notes;
    • Taste
      Markedly maritime and chalky, honey-rich, flower meadow, floral-grassy, ​​hints of red fruit and a discreet but clear association with the red wine barrel;
    • Finish
      Limey, sweet-floral, a bit leathery red fruits;

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