Bushmills 16-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Matured in Three Woods
Stated Age
16 years old
American Oak, Oloroso Sherry & Port Pipes
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
New Label (2011)
Bottle code
Added on
23 Oct 2011 6:20 pm

Average value

€ 100,11

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343 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 16-year-old

57 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.96 points

  1. KayMeertens did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Cherry, raisin, wood
    • Taste
      Cherry, chocolate, raisin
    • Finish
      Cocoa, cherry, caramel.

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    In 2013, this great Irish single malt was still online for € 36.00.
    My "first Irish love", timeless good!
    • Nose
      [N] ripe dark fruits (plums), sherry and port wines, almonds / marzipan;
    • Taste
      full of oily body, honey, berries, plums, spices, oak,
    • Finish
      long with dark chocolate, caramel;

  3. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nutty, milk chocolate, wood, only a little fruit. Beautifully integrated everything. Really great whiskey. Although the Irish impact almost a bit disturbing, occasionally.

  4. Mr. D. scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    1st tasting: A nose a little closed, dusty cellar, but I like that. A mouth of sherry, but a final less clumsy than the equivalent scotch, picotante. Off the beaten path.
    2nd tasting: nose rich in red fruits, hazelnuts, nose, chocolate, hazelnuts and powerful wood in the mouth. final long enough for an irish

  6. Glen Krid scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

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

  7. Defeatless scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Sweet and fruity. A Little cereal. Hint of almond spice and marzipan. A little wood is also there, and together with some toffee and vanilla it makes it a primarily bourbon matured whiskey.

    Sweet and easy arrival. Some toffee, some fudge. Overall quite sweet and a hint of sherry in the background. A little delicate

    This should have been done without chill-filtration. Now it is a bit weak.

    Medium length. Here comes some of the sherry maturation. It gives some nice red fruit and quite a dose of raisins. After that it is overtaken by some bourbon vanilla and toffee.

    Nowaday's rather cheap. If you can find one around €50,- you should buy.

    Don't know this was a sample
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. hans1971 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Tasted during Norbert's Irish BOL10
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  9. Okto-Bull scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Typical Irishman with its artificial fruit notes in the nose. I like this. The taste is unfortunately a bit on the track. But the finish is better. Nevertheless, nothing, what I need as a large bottle. After the complete WSD I fix it to 84. It gets a bit too stinging over time, alcoholic although it has only 40%.

  10. Wolv scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Gleich zu Beginn kommt einem der intensive Sherry- und Portweincharakter entgegen. Später zeigen sich noch Aromen von Nüssen, dunklem Trockenobst und trockenem Getreide. Zum Ende hin zeigt sich eine für 40% vol. ungewöhnliche alkoholische Schärfe.
    • Taste
      leicht süß und geschmeidig; es dominieren intensive Weintöne. Etwas Karamell und Marzipan begleiten den Geschmack.
    • Finish
      Der Abgang ist wieder trocken. Mittellang und warm; etwas malzig mit wieder anhaltend dominierenden Weinnoten


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