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Overall rating
88.14/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Brühler Whiskyhaus (BW)
Bottling serie
A Dream of Scotland
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Grenache Noir
Number of bottles
399
Strength
63.0 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 500 ml
Bottled for
LaddieSnugPorz
Added on
25 Mar 2019 4:44 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89,00

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19 × member ratings

117 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 14-year-old BW

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.14 points

  1. Hemdl did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Expectations fully met. A really nice Laddie, which offers a wonderful interaction especially in the nose. The taste of Grenache Noir does not quite match my favorite of the series, the Château d'Yquem. But that does not detract from the quality of the malt. Again, you get a really good Bruichladdich from a special barrel for a fair price. In short - exactly what makes the series.
    • Nose
      Surprise, not even superimposed on the wine barrel, as one might expect from the color. Very nice! Of course there is a subtle berry mixture and a few red grapes. But not less vehemently there is also a mixture of cotton candy, caramel sweets, butter biscuits and malted barley. I really like this mixture of caramel, biscuits and barley, because it also reflects the Laddie character and shows that the interaction between the basic character and the barrel worked wonderfully here. Fresh and fruity, without being superimposed.
    • Taste
      Strong start, the cask strength pushes here already strong. Maybe he can handle a good shot of water, but I will leave that aside. On the palate, the malt is now much more influenced by the barrel. Rather dry (discreet!) And with a stronger influence of wine, the red fruits and some oak spices show up here. Too bad that the strong caramel note from the nose can only be guessed at here.
    • Finish
      Medium-long and dry, the fine spiciness comes out now stronger and in the end the feeling of having just drunk a heavy red wine. The fruit sweetness flashes briefly, but here dominated now the "heavy" of the wine barrel.

  2. theograph scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Bold and fruity whisky. It's almost overpowered.

    Find my full review here:
    https://malternatives.wordpress.com/2019/06/20/bruichladdich-grenache-doublette-14y-bw/

  3. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. MadScientist scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

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