Bulleit Bourbon

Overall rating
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Frontier Whiskey
Charred American Oak Barrels
45.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
31 Mar 2011 10:26 pm

Average value

€ 26,00

10 × in wishlist

214 × member ratings

623 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bulleit Bourbon

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.63 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. Misery scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    Bulleit Bourbon NAS | 45% | 20 + 19 + 19 + 19 = 77pts
    N: The fusel tones are mixed with ripe orange cake, chocolate pastries, caramel and cinnamon, maple syrup and oak.
    T: Opened with pepper orange, milk chocolate with caramel, tobacco themes.
    F: Poor and short, bites with chocolate chips pepper.
    B: Pretty good bourbon for very good money.

  3. Kostya scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. berarith73 scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

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

  7. 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)

  8. holborndrinker scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    A pleasant enough dram - quite a short, stocky after taste leaving the tongue with a pleasant coating.
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. Achany scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      77 77

  10. Toffie76 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Bourbon of good quality, with a relatively high percentage of rye. Purchased initially as a base of cocktails, it is however pleasant enough to consume as is or on ice.


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