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Bruichladdich Trestarig Futures

Overall rating
82.17/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Publican Barley
Vintage
15.08.2005
Bottled
04.2011
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
9600
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Nov 2011 1:01 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 149,00

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8 × member ratings

51 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich Trestarig Futures

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.17 points

  1. Hemdl scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    For me a nice "starter" or whisky for "in between". Of course, this is no exception, but who expects that after 5 years? The Trestarig should be something first and foremost something for fans, because he stands like many other malts for the principles of Bruichladdich and their diversity and discovery and pioneering spirit shows wonderful - exclusively a special Scottish barley, distilled three times, the renunciation of dye and cooling filtration , Another step to the "progressive hebridean distillers" that they are today. And yes, if you can not deduce from these lines - I like Bruichladdich.
    Measured at the current price of around 90 € per bottle, this is not a bargain and also no PLV winner, as it is often so beautiful. Nevertheless, I had many, many worse malts in the glass. However, I like to drink this one again and again.
    • Nose
      Like light white wine, the malt is in the glass, in view of the low maturity of 5 years in former bourbon Casks also little wonder.
      In the nose, however, directly surprising strong flavors, which are typical of these barrels. Vanilla, a little honey, slightly malty sweetness. Minimal citrus notes, which mix with slightly floral notes. Of course, he can not completely hide the youth, it always flashes again. Overall, very fresh and dominated mainly by the sweetness.
    • Taste
      Need on the tongue a moment to really arrive, but also gives it a bit more reserved, waiting for a taste explosion in vain. For this you get a creamy-sweet and wonderfully mild malt, which literally occupies the tongue. One believes to be able to feel the oils of the malts, which lay around tongue and palate. Here are the honey sweet citrus mixture still slightly tart oak flavors added. Not really many, but in view of the short maturity hardly surprising. Every now and then something immature, but without really "metallic" effect.
    • Finish
      Medium long finish, longer than one would expect given the age. Here, the malt but actually shows stamina, after a short sweetish floral notes oak remains a little longer. Not really bitter, but tannins are definitely there. Since I had many older Malts with a much shorter finish.

  2. Feusi scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Right balanced drop with an optimal thickness of 46v%. Malt, lemon and a flower meadow in the first impression. Sweet fruits, maybe some honey and salt in the background. Peat? Maybe a little, but no smoke. This could be a good blend, or a perfumed vodka and is to drink quite  nice. In a blind tatsting, you would not do that on Islay.

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