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Bruichladdich 1970

Overall rating
91.11/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Valinch I was there! (but not that day)
Vintage
12.1970
Bottled
29.05.2001
Stated Age
30 years old
Casktype
Bourbon
Casknumber
5085
Number of bottles
250
Strength
47.3 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
10 Feb 2018 7:23 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 730,34

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 1970

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.11 points

  1. mema82 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

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

  2. sagara-kun scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Hard noted.
    Very nice profile. Superb balanced and beautiful complexity. But hard to find a typicity.
    Definitely very good, but will I remember that glass?
    • Nose
      Super nice nose, although a little wooded for my taste.
      White grape, apple, pear, peach. Lemon. Caramel, light salty wind. Tobacco, wood, a little wax and detergent.
    • Taste
      In the mouth it's oily, on the engine, the dust, the old book.
      Then the fruit comes out. Strawberry, apricot, peach, lemon. A beautiful explosion.
      We have black pepper wrapped in cocoa, cranberry. Very pretty.
      A hint of camphor, leather.
    • Finish
      Chocolate and leather finish. Red fruit.

  3. AAA scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. MrRancho scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Bruichladdich? Bruichladdich!
    • Nose
      Kräuter, karamelisierte Orange, Bouillon, Grillhähnchen
    • Taste
      Himbeere, Vanille, Kräuter, Milchschokolade, Rosenmarzipan, Litschi-Macarons
    • Finish
      Mittlerer Abgang, erinnert mich an Traube-Nuss Schokolade

  5. holborndrinker did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    This appears to be the same bottling as "I was there - but not that day" which is limited to 250 bottles, only this states on the label that it is one of 20.  Attached is the link to the auction site where it sold recently.http://www.scotchwhiskyauctions.com/store/product/51_the-23rd-auction-runs-until-sunday-march-3/11061_230310-bruichladdich-valinch-i-was-there/

  6. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    "A 31 year old Bruichladdich distilled in 1970 and available, in general,

    only at the distillery. The Valinch whiskies are the single casks that

    they get visitors to hand bottle themselves when visiting and are thus

    rather rare. This is one of the ones from the early days of the

    distillery`s millenial rebirth and is rather good."
    TWE

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