Bushmills 16-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Matured in Three Woods
Stated Age
16 years old
American Oak, Oloroso Sherry & Port Pipes
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
11 Mar 2018 3:18 pm by Slàinte Mhath

Average value

€ 84.73

7 × in wishlist

60 × member ratings

171 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 16-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.25 points

  1. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Calmar scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Few of all - the motto of this whiskey, few derivatives, little brightness, expression, volume, depth; feeling of empty space, empty space; of the pluses - very smooth, drinkable.
    • Nose
      Closed, dry, woody notes, light shades of dry herbs, animal motifs, some mineral tones.
    • Taste
      Soft, enveloping, oak, light notes of damp cardboard, furniture varnish, raisins, bark bitterness, ginger, burnt caramel.
    • Finish
      Light, invigorating, oak, varnish, a little dry herbs, ginger.

  3. valery77 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Restrained, soft, somewhat slender, although very pleasant. Vanilla, floral notes, red apple, passion fruit, multifruit juice, plum jam, sweet pastries, malt motifs, hay, wood sawdust. 22
    • Taste
      Light-bodied, moderately sweet. Malt, black pepper, water with sugar, woody notes, fruit candies, mineral water, alcoholic and herbal bitterness. 20
    • Finish
      Between short and medium, with woody notes, herbal bitterness and a hint of menthol. 20
      Light, strong, round, not very complex whiskey, as for me, not very different from their dozens. Balance 21
      Total 83

  4. JNuyts scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. jankes scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  6. Kaleva scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very nice Bushmills, tasty and balanced, with vivid notes of tropical fruits. Very drinkable. Quite hard to get.
    • Nose
      Sweet, berries (currants, gooseberries), vanilla, light honey notes, some tropical fruits, hint of oak
    • Taste
      Sweet, fruity, menthol notes, fruit bubblegum, strawberry jam
    • Finish
      Medium-long, slowly getting dry, fruity, grass notes, walnuts, light oak

  7. wisekycourse scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    a 16 year old, typically Irish SM!
    • Nose
      sweetness spicy, peppery, a little on Madeira wine
    • Taste
      wood, malt, maderised scents, wine also cooked somewhere, all sparingly
      no singularity, but a mixture of scents all in their places, for a moment strong
    • Finish
      medium, but on the same aromas and sweetness that extends, important woody glass bottom


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