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Bruichladdich 2004

Overall rating
80.45/100
votes
58
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Barley - Kentraw Farm
Vintage
12.2004
Bottled
01.10.2011
Stated Age
06 years old
Casktype
American Oak
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
11/233
Added on
12 Sep 2011 4:42 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 309,79

4 × in wishlist

58 × member ratings

201 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2004

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.45 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    [Color] almost clear;
    • Nose
      fresh citrus aromas, lemons, delicate vanilla, oak;
    • Taste
      gentle, powerful onset, fresh, lemon, juniper gin aromas; Vanilla, despite 50% round, supple, but young;
    • Finish
      medium length finish, short woody finish;

  2. skeuma scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    > Tasting> Bruichladdich islay barley 2004 50% Nose: without dilution and looking good we can find flavors of lychee. The dilution does not serve him (with 1 gtt the fruity aromas disappear) remain dry malty and peat notes unpleasant. Alcohol is ubiquitous despite dilution Palate: alcoholic, assetic, malty, tasteless. No fruity aroma with or without dilution. Dilution brings nothing .. Final: bitterness not strong enough to be unpleasant but the lack of aromas makes it become ubiquitous and it becomes the final ... Always alcohol burning this time .. Comment: disappointing a very bad bruichladdich. Alcoholic. Tasteless, local barley that makes you want to taste it but does not keep its promises Hall of flops
    To avoid urgently

  3. Archer scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Archer scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    A young savage.
    • Nose
      Fresh, fruity nose. Melon and peach stand out. Fresh hay next to it.
    • Taste
      Strong onset with initially strong alcohol note, which quickly abates. He remains quite impetuous. Mild pepper meets tropical fruit. Maybe a touch of sherry?
    • Finish
      Rather short and dry quickly. Remain dried herbs.

  5. vb_bembel scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. Bishlouk scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    Tasted "blind"

    On the nose, peat that I do not like + cereals (malt).
    In the mouth, is it taste? Is it pure alcohol?
    No taste that stands out, too alcoholic.

  7. Malt Hans scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Malty, fruity and spicy aroma, ripe orange,

    cardamom, banana, toffee, vanilla, coconut, green tea and dry hay.

    Marzipan sweet taste, chili, ginger, walnuts, junpier berries, orange

    marmalade and green tea. Long, herbal, spicy and malty end.

  8. Feusi did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    The first of a potential series of whiskies from Bruichladdich with terroir very much at the forefront. This whisky is made from barley grown on Islay a mile from the distiller at Kentraw farm, malted without peat and then distilled and matured on Islay.
    TWE

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