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Bruichladdich Waves

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
2nd Edition
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
04 Sep 2008 6:07 pm

Average value

€ 149,00

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich Waves

27 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.64 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    a good affordable islay whisky, which does not put off by its peaty side!
    sea ​​salt, peat frank but not taking, malt and sweet yellow-orange fruits.
    • Nose
      salt, iodine, the sea nearby, and a feeling of half-lit smoke!
    • Taste
      the smoked, the pepper, then the fruits, not identifiable, although on the lemon-orange fruit especially and candied, and the peat !!
    • Finish
      peat, fully in alliance with orange-peach fruit, the alcohol being discrete !! and a great finale, which explodes more with time!

  2. vojt466 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    So this is a very interesting matter, but maybe it would be worth a couple of extra years in the barrel, it is so unbalanced
    • Nose
      Wine tones, wet gravel, seaweed, woody and a little peat
    • Taste
      At the very beginning, the onset of fruit sweets (mainly citrus and oranges, a little peach) followed by peat and spices. All this adds to the splashing salt - the spice is really distinctive
    • Finish
      Reverberation of wine, seaweed, peat, burned gum, salt and quite a bit of spice - the reverberation is long

  3. squaadgras scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Butz75 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      74 74

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 80 points Specialist

    • Nose
      Sweet with a lot of candied cherry, some raspberry and apricot. A very present, typical Bruichladdich-style maltiness. Peat, toffee and a little coffee. Perhaps a whiff of potato.
    • Taste
      Peach, citrus, peat, orange, malt, pastry, candied cherry, strawberry and pepper.
    • Finish
      More peat and more pepper. Malt, pastry,orange, peach and bramble.

  6. maltaholic scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    It smells immediately fresh, fruity, but also quite smoky, I had not expected so, but I like it well, because then you have to concentrate on what else is floating there. Fruit well, without that I could name them individually. The smoke fades, he gets a little bit sprightly. The start is quite strong, can certainly tolerate a drop of water. I now taste clove, slightly vanilla, it softens a bit, but the carnation dominates. Not necessarily my taste ... Overall, no top whisky, but one who can provide in between for variety.

  7. Teekanne scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    A solid smoky whisky that convinces in the nose, but otherwise seems too trivial
    • Nose
      Ordinary peat smoke note reminiscent of a bog. Behind it are flavors of flower meadow and sea breeze.
    • Taste
      The sea breeze stops and intensifies with a tingling sensation on the tongue.
    • Finish
      First, again peat smoke which slowly makes more and more of the sweet place.

  8. barryfox915 scored this whisky 60 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Gold- old gold.
    Nose: Soft, slightly maritime, on peat smoke, toffee, vanilla
    and a touch of sea spray.
    Taste: Sweet, peaty, oaky, with some fruity notes (apricot
    and pineapple), seaweeds, vanilla and some grilled bread. The finish is medium,
    sweet, smooth, quite young, peaty and on pear.
    General Impression: A nice light, fresh and easy drinking
    Bruichladdich peated at 15-20 ppm. Approximately 7 YO.




  9. dicembre29 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Wine and whisky…whisky and wine. Tiny hint of sulfur. Whiffs of peat and smoke on the water. Touch of bittersweet chocolate. Dried cherries.

    Palate: Wine and crab apple. Sea water saltiness and a little citrus. A wine-ish familiarity…almost as if the Redder Still met the Resurrection. One thing I do often find with young wine finishes…the palate almost never lives up to the nose. Same case here, but not a bad disconnect. The ooomph of 46% is the perfect vehicle here. Fairly lingering on some nice tart clingy notes.




  10. Dyno scored this whisky 83 points Moderator

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83


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