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Bulleit Bourbon

Overall rating
78.50/100
votes
304
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Frontier Whiskey
Casktype
Charred American Oak Barrels
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
08755205
Added on
31 Mar 2011 10:26 pm
Uncolored

Average value

€ 25.07

12 × in wishlist

304 × member ratings

864 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bulleit Bourbon

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.50 points

  1. wbarchive_380086 scored this whisky 74 points Member Junior

    Color: Auburn.
    ABV: 45%.

    Nose: Bright fuseliness, vanilla, spices, pastries, dried bananas. [n19]

    Taste: Scalding milk chocolate, from orange acid it turns into sweetness of baking (very interesting), sweetness of cinnamon sugar. [t20]

    Finish: Short and fusiform. Oak and dried bananas. [f16]

    Balance: I expected the worst from this price category. Fusel at the same time and spoils interesting flavoring scales, but also makes the drink more bold and refreshing. In the taste is a very interesting transition from citrus acid to the sweetness of a cake or biscuit. A drop of water does not remove the fouling and it suppresses other aromas and tastes - do not add water. Aftertaste utter nonsense, after such a sweet and sour bouquet in the taste I want to finish something interesting, and comes fussiness with bananas. Quickly comes, quickly leaves. [b19]

    Score n + t + f + b: 74

  2. MaltMartin scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Good bourbon for a very affordable price. According to Wikipedia Bulleit Bourbon is a Diageo brand of Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskey that is characterized by having a high rye content for a bourbon (at approximately 28% of the mash bill) and being aged at least six years.
    • Nose
      Lots of sweet vanilla. Corn. Cinnamon. Some citrus fruit and bananas. Flowery notes. Classic bourbon style for me.
    • Taste
      Juicy and smooth with a nice little alcohol tingle. Custard pudding. Soft oakiness. Caramel. Ginger. The spiciness of rye is noticeable.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Full flavors of vanilla, tobacco, and leather.

  3. PaulDvorak scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    Pretty good bourbon for very clear money.
    • Nose
      Fuselian colors dominate, interspersed with ripe orange cake, chocolate baked goods, caramel and cinnamon, maple syrup and oak.
    • Taste
      It is revealed with pepper-flavored orange, milk chocolate with caramel, and tobacco topics.
    • Finish
      Poor and short, biting peppers with chocolate chips.

  4. VittoBaritone scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    • Nose
      85 85
      Fruity candy, vanilla, cherry, raisin, corn, young wood
    • Taste
      86 86
      Smooth, the fruity candy comes back, brown sugar
    • Finish
      84 84
      Long and pleasant

  5. PedroMoya scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    Nothing of acetone is noticeable as in other bourbon, to my taste it is much better than JD without thinking
    • Nose
      Notes of vanilla, caramel, alcohol is not noticeable
    • Taste
      gentle on the palate, a little spicy but soft
    • Finish
      Middle finish

  6. Kostya scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Quite young bourbon (I prefer Bulleit Rye )
    • Nose
      (neat) sweet, burnt sugar, maple syrup, baked apples
      (water) mixed fruit preservative, vanilla, burnt sugar, coconut soap
    • Taste
      (neat) raw wood, clove, wood spices, ginger, gin-like
      (water) some herbs, ginger, marzipan, raw wood
    • Finish
      Medium long, burnt sugar, some spices and ginger

  7. pahayah scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    It's a classic bourbon which tastes good enough to drink neat as well as in cocktails.
    The aftertaste is pretty pleasant and lingers.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      81 81

  8. dee_hamma scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    20, 21, 18, 20
    Nice bourbon, creamy and fresh
    • Nose
      80 80
      Pinocchio (soda), butter, custard, cashew
    • Taste
      84 84
      Custard, Toast, Fresh Tree, Crumb Loaf
    • Finish
      72 72
      Medium: pine nuts, vanilla

  9. berarith73 scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      73 73
    • Finish
      74 74

  10. HunterRomario scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Since this brand has taken me to rye, the bourbon has made an equally good impression on me. I had a stronger version, 45%, which may have helped good result. The same strength was the rye.
    • Nose
      Leather, oranges, cinnamon, chocolate, dried banana, savory wood, liquorice. Warm, without perfume, thinners and similar American attractions. (85 b)
    • Taste
      Even the taste is smooth, with honey, wood, chocolate, cloves, cinnamon. (85 b)

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