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Bushmills 1995

Overall rating
91.56/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB167879
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Causeway Collection
Vintage
22.11.1995
Bottled
2020
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry butts+Bourbon+Malaga casks
Number of bottles
2491
Strength
53.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L0219IC001
Barcode
5055966830111
Added on
20 Oct 2020 4:30 pm by whisky313
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 512.09

22 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

74 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 1995

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.56 points

  1. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    The 1995 Malaga Cask edition has been matured in ex-bourbon and ex-oloroso sherry butts initially for 10 years before being vatted and matured for a further 14 years in ex-Malaga sweet wine casks. €400 per bottle with 2491 bottles available.

  2. greg_0277 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    It's very good, the winey side bothers me a bit because I am sensitive to it but I think that whoever appreciates it will be satisfied! The Irish type profile is a little hidden by the barrel.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Tobacco, leather, dried fruits on the nose, we are completely in the Sherry. Unfortunately, I find there a slightly vinous note that I do not appreciate, such as banyuls.
    • Taste
      91 91
      On the palate this winey side, rancio is confirmed. We feel a small fruity explosion that draws on the exotic, spices such as cinnamon, star anise. The alcohol is present despite a long aeration.
    • Finish
      92 92
      The finish is long, refreshing well marked on fruity Sherry and citrus fruits.

  3. Rabconn666 scored this whisky 95 points Newbie

    One of the best whisk(e)ys I've tasted in many a year and that from a Scotsman!! Like Christmas with hints of Lemon and other citrus tones, the fantastic taste lingers a long time. Wee bit pricey but worthy.

  4. mydramofwhiskey scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    One of the top whiskeys I've tried this year. 25 year old whiskey - half of which was aged in Oloroso for 10 years and the other in Bourbon. Both were married and re-casked for another 14 years in Malaga casks.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Fruity, peach, banana, dried cherries, demerara sugar

      Amazing nose with lots of pronounced notes
    • Taste
      92 92
      Oily, great mouthfeel. Plums and cherry then spice. An explosion of flavours. You'd expect less the second sip but again... boom!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long and keeps on giving.

  5. switzyuk scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    https://malt-review.com/2020/10/20/bushmills-the-causeway-collection-2008-1995-releases/

  6. maltandgrains scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
      A little spirited. Dried fruits. Citric and fruity. Sugar. There's a lot going on in this!
    • Taste
      94 94
      Oranges and ginger. Spices. Fruits.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Long. Lemon zest. Chocolate. Caramel. Vanilla.

  7. AmmitMitchum scored this whisky 93 points Expert Junior

    Now this is something you should expect from Ireland's "oldest" distillery. Very very lovely. Compared to Muscatel 2008 the nose is less sweet, less wine-y, still very floral and fruity though. But the taste is very well rounded, sweet honeycomb with hint of vanilla, raisins and plums with slight citrusy note somewhere far away. And I got that nice tingle on the tip of my tongue I usually get only with Madeira finishes. Too bad I only got a dram.

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