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Bushmills 16-year-old

Overall rating
85.00/100
votes
421
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
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 81.63

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Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 16-year-old

65 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.00 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. Bibo scored this whisky 87 points Newbie

    Great mild finish, fruity, dark chocolate, oak not overpowering, gentle

    A delicious Irishman, marked for topping up!

  3. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Interesting mix of cask types. Kind of works but might it be too much to take away some components?
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Hupsende Hippie scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    I tasted this in a blind tasting
    • Nose
      Creme brulee, glue, rum, potpourri, chocolate, blueberry tea, apricot, cedar wood
    • Taste
      Nice and soft. Blueberry, apricot, herbal tea, floral, little mint, cedar, earthy. Delicious! What a surprise.
    • Finish
      Delicious and long.

  5. Rien scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    16 years old, matured in three different types of barrels, but unfortunately chill-filtered, colored and bottled in the minimum strength. Can he still score?
    A very clear yes! Harmony and softness dominate this dram and it knows how to score with a great play of flavors, even if the technical data do not suggest it.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Gentle sherry and vanilla scent at the beginning, followed by eucalyptus, elderberry, black currant and sandalwood. The aromas are beautifully backed by an unobtrusive sweetness. The scent of a dry alpine meadow in midsummer comes to mind. Floral and vegetable notes invite you to smell away.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Herbal sweet, licorice, dry oranges, grapefruit, apricot, gooseberry, mocha ... The first zip brought a wow effect! The aromas are very harmonious and soft and the play of fruit, sweetness and herbs is really pleasant.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium to long finish, nice sweetness with yellow fruits and pleasant mint. I almost taste some passion fruit. Delicious!

  7. ezioaudit scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

  8. maltaholic scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Light in the aroma.
    Was highly recommended in Ireland.
    Oak, vanilla.
    Glorious.

  9. 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

  10. jankes scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

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