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Bushmills 2011

Overall rating
86.79/100
votes
40
Whiskybase ID
WB173969
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Causeway Collection
Vintage
01.03.2011
Bottled
2020
Calculated age
08 years old
Casktype
Banyuls cask Finish
Strength
53.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
2020 Limited Edition Release
Bottle code
L0310IB001
Barcode
5055966830203
Added on
07 Jan 2021 5:47 pm by Vargtassen
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 140.41

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40 × member ratings

155 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 2011

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.79 points

  1. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Banyuls is a French appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) for a fortified apéritif or dessert wine made from old vines cultivated in terraces on the slopes of the Catalan Pyrenees in the Roussillon county of France, bordering, to the south, the Empordà wine region in Catalonia in Spain.

    distilled: 01/02/2011
    recasked: 19/12/2017
    bottled: 2020
    rrp: 99€

  2. Archer scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    But the Banyuls barrel did a great job there. Banyuls, a liqueur wine, as I also had to research first. In the beginning, the Oloroso barrels come through quite well on the nose, but then the finish takes over with a fairly obvious sweetness. 8 years? You hardly notice him.
    • Nose
      Raisins, dried apricots and figs, plums, almost fermented grapes. A lot of aromas come out of the glass immediately, very nice. Dark chocolate, espresso beans, some liquorice, lovage, allspice and chervil.
    • Taste
      Soft and warming attack, sugary and almost sticky on the tongue. A light menthol note right from the start. Plums, raisins, dried figs, nougat and dark chocolate. Wow, this menthol note really packs a punch. Sugar beet syrup, malt, toffee.
    • Finish
      Medium to long, sweet raisins and plums, dark chocolate, cold coffee. The menthol has already said goodbye, but the fruity sweetness stays on the tongue until the end.

  3. KyleRamsay did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    There seems to be another batch/variation of this bottle which is currently being sold in the systembolaget in sweden which only has 53%, despite being pressumably bottled on the same date, and even having the exact same vintage as well as being recaksed on the same date.

    I added the bottle to the base: ID 194083

    I'm really curious to see if anyone who has tasted this one can notice a difference between the 53% and 53.2%, as in every other aspect the whiskies should be identical.

  4. Merl scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Jean_Dubois scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

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