Bruichladdich Enlightenment

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Practical Distiller
Stated Age
18 years old
Bourbon Casks
14 + 15
Number of bottles
53.7 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
02 Dec 2009 2:11 pm

Average value

€ 540,99

16 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

43 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich Enlightenment

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.00 points

  1. hsmithjr did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    The price is ridiculous. It's because they only produced 500 bottles. If they are going to charge that much, at least make it an older vintage.

  2. Hemdl scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very nice Bruichladdich from Bourbon barrels. Strong, fruity and sweet, yet with recognizable maturity. It's fun and basically a wonderful drinking whisky. Unfortunately, the price is absolutely covered and therefore this bottling is more interesting for collectors.
    • Nose
      Needs some minutes in the glass, then reveals a wonderfully fruity Bruichladdich. Bright fruits, green grapes and green apples. Light vanilla, but not as strong as I would have expected.
    • Taste
      Sweet, sweeter - Enlightenment. This is where the bourbon barrels come into their own. Golden honey and vanilla full, the malt becomes sweeter and creamier with every second on the tongue. At the same time, the Enlightenment is pleasantly strong thanks to the 53.7% Vol. The fruits are somewhat in the background, but after some time, some oak and a touch of salt.
    • Finish
      Long and slightly spicy finish, the sweet honey sticks to the palate for a long time, resulting in a sweet and spicy finish. No trace of bitter notes.

  3. granella2003 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Bruichladdich 18 year

    Bruichladdich Enlightenment is a very impressive, both in terms of whisky and

    packaging. To

    begin with the package, a stylish bottle with unique numbers which comes in a

    luxurious hardwood casket. Comes with the book "The Practical Distiller", a

    book that was first published in 1718, and in 2002 was issued. The Bruichladdich 18 Year

    Enlightenment is also in honor of these 2 e

    Of whisky are only 500

    pieces produced in 1984 and then in 2002, on 21 August to be precise, hand (!)

    To be bottled. A whisky that is the result of craftsmanship, professionalism and


  4. Zoellner did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    an there is a nice wooden box and some lecture

  5. hsmithjr did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    According to Caterina at Old Whisky in Italy, only 500 bottles exist (see link below). Still, for the money, it should be accompanied by a gold bar.


  6. Bachess did not rate this whisky Super Administrator

    ok, you can make a beautiful label or a smooth bottle, but none of that. Just ask 300+ euro. The whisky must be very very good

    are you sure about the 500 bottles? The label doesn't say that.

  7. Bachess did not rate this whisky Super Administrator

    Why is this whisky so expensive??? It's only 18 yo.


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