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Bruichladdich The Laddie Ten

Overall rating
85.24/100
votes
787
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
2001
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
200 ml 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
618105005297
Added on
12 Sep 2011 12:01 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 99,45

123 × in wishlist

787 × member ratings

2745 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich The Laddie Ten

112 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.24 points

  1. Lorion scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    In the nose a typical, simple Lsddie. In the mouth, unfortunately, a bit flat at the first sip. But that will be better. He is then really delicious and tasty. 81 points.
    • Nose
      Creamy vanilla pastry with lemon abrasion, a lot of light in the direction of cheesecake. Also the Laddie typical cheese is there, if very discreet. With time comes spicy oak to the fore, also discreetly. The nose is very sweet and soft.
    • Taste
      Sweet and spicy. Mild lemons and a little vanilla here too. The mouthfeel, however, is a bit thin in contrast to the nose. The dessert is malty and sweet with a slightly sour citrus twist. More sips become more intense and no longer seem thin. Pastries are stronger - Scottish shortbread, slightly salted.
    • Finish
      Medium long and sweet.

  2. Alois scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      Blind tasting:

      Gently and easily medically. Little compote. Yes, the nose already has something. The fruit comes out well.
    • Taste
      Beautiful discreet oak ... somehow complex ... great fruit and sweetness. Creamy. Long-lasting. Some smoke. Drinkable.
    • Finish
      Strong with oak and sweetness.

  3. LukeFive scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Excellent high quality whisky. Good value for money.

  4. Albaron scored this whisky 87 points Specialist

    It tastes more mature than the age would suggest. Impressive whisky, very tasty and matured. A good statement from Laddie
    • Nose
      Malty, some oranges, raisins, caramel, some salty, sometimes slightly sour from ripe fruit, dried apricots, some herbs from the oak and maybe a hint of smoke?
    • Taste
      strong onset, malty here too, ripe oranges, a little honey, caramel, a little salty, dried fruit, especially raisins and dried apricots
    • Finish
      the maltiness and the oranges remain, in addition still salty and at the very end also a few tannins.

  5. kimmosuo scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. mullos scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    from : http://www.whiskyfun.com/archiveseptember11-1.html#120911

    A vatting of bourbon casks with a little sherry wood thrown in. No finishing/enhancing this time, it’s plain and pure Bruichladdich. This baby was obviously distilled in 2001 and will soon hit most shelves. Colour: gold. Nose: what strikes first is a fresh cleanliness that’s not without reminding us of the old 15 from the early 1990s. It’s also rather more maritime than other recent Bruichladdichs, with whiffs of sea breeze and then touches of lemon balm and pine sap and moss. Also a little vanilla and then more lemon zests. It’s maybe not the deepest nose ever but the freshness is impressive. Mouth: well, it’s more a ‘palate whisky’, because the attack is quite fantastic, very lightly salty but with a lot of vanilla fudge, barley sugar, icing sugar and orange drops. Lollipops? Excellent fruitiness, perfect body and a lot of pleasure. Finish: long, still vibrantly lemony, with a little more oak, pepper and ginger in the aftertaste. Comments: this whisky is a pleasure to see – and to taste. In my opinion this is Bruichladdich’s true milestone whisky. Together with Lagavulin 16, I’m afraid it’s my now become my favourite ‘entry-level’ Islayer but beware, this is dangerously drinkable because of the exciting freshness and citrusy notes. Highly recommended, and it’s not expensive at all. SGP:641 - 88 points.

  7. Spits scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. larswehmeier scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Very tasty dram.
    • Nose
      Strong, complex dram. Sea breeze, beach grasses. Leather, honey. Great composition. Fresh & floral meets spicy & sweet. A tiny touch of smoke.
    • Taste
      Warming and flattering. Honey sweet and nutty at the same time. The smoke is only tender in the background and brings some salt.
    • Finish
      Long and warm. Bring out some oak.

  9. mema82 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  10. Betsie scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

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