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Bladnoch 2001

Overall rating
85.21/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Lightly Peated
Vintage
02.12.2001
Bottled
01.03.2011
Stated Age
09 years old
Casknumber
324
Strength
56.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 May 2011 2:35 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 57,90

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21 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bladnoch 2001

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.21 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Just too harsh, why always.
    • Nose
      the alcohol is surprisingly well integrated, slightly malty, fermentation notes, beery, slightly musty, some vanilla. With water, the citrus notes are fresher, the musty disappears easily. There is a hint of peat in it.
    • Taste
      pure almost not edible, a strong bitter note pervades this whisky. It does not get much better with water. The 9 years in the barrel have left a little too much bitterness.
    • Finish
      The departure of the 9er is simply just tart, slightly tingling, hint of peat, bitter and astringent.

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Compared it to the sherry matured casks 280 and 282, and this one is clearly the best one of the three.
    • Nose
      Citrus, toffee and vanilla. Peat indeed, but in a vegetal sense: moss-like, and even something like cactus. Very different from peated Islays or even Highlanders. Eventually also typical Lowlands notes like grass, grain cooky and hay. With water more of those notes as well as grapefruit and white pepper. Very nice nose, reminds me a lot of Littlemill.
    • Taste
      More peat now: Dark chocolate. Lime, toffee, hay, orange, grapefruit and pepper.
    • Finish
      Peat, dark chocolate, toffee, orange, lime, peat, straw, cooky and pepper.

  4. ducksingel scored this whisky 87 points Editor

    Surprisingly 'full' for its age. 
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

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