Bladnoch 1990

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New Label
Stated Age
20 years old
52.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
19 May 2010 10:05 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 119,00

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Whisky Reviews for Bladnoch 1990

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.86 points

  1. Sandman scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Delicious bouquet of tropical fruit, complemented by nuts, spices and sweet notes.
    Give this whisky time with a little water to open for you.
    • Nose
      Apple, lemon, grass, honey, caramel, pear, vanilla, flowers, apricot, peach, banana, marzipan, melon, pineapple and a dash of wax.
    • Taste
      Red apple, pear, almonds, walnut, lemon, apricot, peach, ripe banana, honey, burnt sugar, grass, vanilla, cinnamon, marzipan, pineapple and wax.
    • Finish
      Medium, almonds, cinnamon, walnuts, lemon zest, apple, grass, peach, mango, nectarines, apricot, creme brulee, banana, marzipan and pineapple.

  2. St. Pauli scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Quite enjoyable, easily drinkable dram.
    • Nose
      Caramel, vanilla, butter, toffee, slightly peaty (because of the water used), yeasty (like the yeast in dark Belgian beers), grass.
    • Taste
      Quite hot, pepper, ginger, a tad sour and bitter (grapefruit), apple, cereals, toffee and honey.
    • Finish
      peppery and grassy, with toffee and orange and grapefruit.

  3. Kostya scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    sample) nose is quite engaging, generally a fine dram
    • Nose
      (neat) very delicate, sweet,
      creamy, confectionery, touch of lemon                                                                                        (water) it’s light but no lack of
      complexity, confectionery notes, vanilla, fruit compote (sour cherry)
    • Taste
      (neat) intense, spirity, sweetness
      turns bitter quickly, grapefruit, bitter fruits, grass                                                                   (water) sweet-to-bitter, ginger,
      green apple peel, grass
    • Finish
      bitter and dry

  4. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N: grass, lemon, barley, grains like a fresh beer and vanilla
    T: sweet, very full, creamy with pepper, lemon, spicy - cumminseed, floral and perfume
    F: pudding, roses and a little bitter

  5. HunterRomario scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      At the age of 18, I slightly criticized the less pronounced scent, here it was hardened, which I welcome! This time, the bouquet is thicker, thicker, I can feel the gooseberry again, but it also adds the scent of overgrowed gooseberry and a deliciously sweet, spicy aroma. We can also feel the over-ripened grapes. Against the 18th for me shift on the upper class.
    • Taste
      On the tongue first beautifully sweet, then we feel apples, everything is soft, velvety, again pleasantly sweetly spiced. If the whisky's strength develops, it will crumble a little, then it will warm up and the flavor is so long that you feel sweet spices after 1/4 hour. Perfectly balanced whisky, Bladnoch again made me happy.

  6. magic_slim scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Good whisky but do not expect the earth to move, as Jim Murray would say.
    • Nose
      Warming, sweet and pleasant with notes of vanilla, green tea and a little grapefruit. The grapefruit makes it rather fresh, so that it smells younger than it actually is.
    • Taste
      Warming with toffee and quite a lot of pepper and even chili. Notes of tea that was brewed too long. Citrus fruits are present as well, mainly oranges. Tasty - I like it.
    • Finish
      Medium long and dry, becoming more and more zesty.

  7. Ras Mazunga scored this whisky 82 points Super Administrator

    Sadly this one is not nearly as good as the 18yo from a few years ago.


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