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Bushmills 16-year-old

Overall rating
84.91/100
votes
357
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Matured in Three Woods
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
American Oak, Oloroso Sherry & Port Pipes
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label (2011)
Bottle code
L3248IB003
Barcode
5010103917919
Added on
23 Oct 2011 6:02 pm

Average value

€ 97.51

41 × in wishlist

357 × member ratings

964 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 16-year-old

58 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.91 points

  1. malthead-sven scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    It is colored and filtered, it has only 40%, but the unique maturation in 3 barrels, great paired with the Brennereicharakter, make him the top whiskey for me
    • Nose
      very sweet, sherry, dark berries, many harmonizing fruit flavors, marzipan, later milk chocolate and mild oak
    • Taste
      intense fruity, tangerines, oily and balanced, no pungency
    • Finish
      Mouthwaters, rather light than strong but nice long, the distillery-typical fruitiness is a hint of chocolate, leaves a wonderful almond and marzipan aftertaste in the throat and cheeks

  2. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Wood and freshness, eucalyptus, after eight, but the fruits are there too, pear, apple, plums and grapes, mango, in the mouth the white fruits are more present, with salt. The final is a bit short.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. jankes scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. KayMeertens did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

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

  5. 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;

  6. 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.

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

  8. 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

  9. Glen Krid scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

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

  10. Defeatless scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nose:
    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.

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

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

    Finish:
    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.

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

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

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