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Bruichladdich 2013

Overall rating
85.27/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB205934
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Barley
Vintage
2013
Bottled
25.10.2021
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
American oak casks-75%, Wine casks-25%
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L165132 21/278
Barcode
5055807415460
Added on
11 mar 2022 11:51 am by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

£ 56.47

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13 × member ratings

84 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2013

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.27 points

  1. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I don't care that this is young (and neither should you), it's simply very good whisky.
    • Nose
      Touches of bung cloth, olive oil, rye bread and polished leather, but also oats, sweet oranges, Calvados and a fair amount of vanilla custard. Whiffs of moss and band aids also. Very clean and approachable.
    • Taste
      Fantastic oily mouthfeel with a proper malty base. There's some gentian root, lemon pith, ginger and green pepper, but also melons, a whiff of peach and fennel. Water brings out a sweeter side, highlighting honey and brown sugar.
    • Finish
      Bitter lemon peel and honey with lingering herbs.

  2. Dris scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Saftkenner scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      A harmonious nose with lush citrus notes and strong vanilla. The 50% drinking strength is hardly noticeable. There are also light mineral notes, as well as the essential oils of crushed pine needles, iodine, tangerines, light grapes, mint and fresh grass.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Amazing oily body. Very slightly dry. Lemon, Vanilla, Anise, Fennel, Malt, Leather, Juniper, Honey, Grapefruit, Ginger, Caramel, Light Oak.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Mid-length finish. Grapefruit, Caramel, Mossy Tree Bark.

  4. notesofmalt scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2013 - 2021, 8 years, 50% alc. Original bottling. Aging: American oak barrels and French wine barrels in a ratio of 75 to 25.

    Nose: Fruity and salty, I find some apples and apricots, green grapes and a hint of unripe banana. Next come vanilla pudding, sugar beet syrup, milk chocolate with sea salt and fudge. With a little time, the smell transports me directly to the Isle of Islay, it smells of malt and sea air, wet gravel and damp meadow.

    Palate: Lots of malt and sweet citrus, an almost syrupy mouthfeel. Ripe apricots, sweetened orange juice, thick honey. Behind that are some spices, I find pepper, ginger and fresh oak. Also some salmiak and fennel.

    Finish: Long and pleasantly dry. I find apricot jam, orange zest, sea salt and green pepper.

    Conclusion: Young Bruichladdich can already offer a lot, this one shines with a mixture of strong sweetness and maritime spice. Nice laddie. 85/100 points (2022)

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  5. ClixMalt scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  6. TechnOBY scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

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