Bushmills American Oak

Overall rating
79.44/100
votes
27
Whiskybase ID
WB180634
Category
Blend
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Finish
Bottled
2021
Casktype
double charred Americian oak barrels Finish
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5055966830159
Added on
06 apr 2021 6:07 pm by Tommysmith

Average value

€ 25.05

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Whisky reviews for Bushmills American Oak

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 79.44 points.

  1. Paddy_Glen scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    50+2+6+10+4

  2. TomHagen scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. KB201 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    This Bushmills first matured in bourbon and sherry barrels and then received a finish in special bourbon barrels. Bushmills Master Blender Helen Mulholland maintains good contacts with Kelvin Cooperage in Kentucky, where the barrels were burned twice especially for the Irish distillery in order to mature an even smoother whiskey. The single malt with the special finish was then married to the classic triple distilled Irish Grain Whiskey in order to obtain additional dry-spicy aromas.
    • Nose
      Fresh after honey and biscuits with warm, sweet notes of oak and vanilla.
    • Taste
      Rich and soft with sweet crème brûlée, caramel apples and vanilla.
    • Finish
      Long-lasting finish and gentle like maple syrup and oak.

  4. SushiCZ scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Aroma: Soft, honey, smooth. Caramel. And, as expected, vanilla. Sweet fruit. Compared to the Original, a completely different league, much more pleasant, smoother, calmer.

    Taste: Extremely smooth. Very sweet, pie. Lots of honey, caramel and vanilla. Very fresh. Very drinkable.

    Finish: Pleasant, light, delicate finish. The sugar dissolves on the tongue, just strokes and warms slightly.

    Overall: There is nothing to discover, to explore, but it is a subtlety driven to the extreme. Better than Original in all respects. Very "women's", very drinkable dram.

  5. jankes scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      76 76

  6. Merl scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      77 77

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