Bulleit 10-year-old

Overall rating
80.81/100
votes
187
Whiskybase ID
WB39904
Category
Bourbon
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Frontier Whiskey
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Charred American Oak Barrels
Strength
45.6 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
91.2 Proof
Added on
08 feb 2013 1:06 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 61.80

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187 × member ratings

483 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Bulleit 10-year-old

9 users have left 9 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 80.81 points.

  1. Casketje scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    No idea why this is rated so low - it's got beautiful depth for a bourbon. Absolutely recommended for the (current) price.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. Hsh scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    Vanilla, waxy, similar to the Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. HKWhiskyExplorer scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    S 5
    Pleasant nose, like vanilla marshmallow, getting more complex with spice over time.
    Very easy sipper but too single-minded, it delivers a richer vanilla kick compared to normal bourbon at the expense of masking other flavours.

    N 25
    Rich, creamy vanilla pod, what a vanilla bomb
    Very subtle spice hiding behind
    Gradually getting some apple

    P 23
    Again, vanilla
    Honey, turning to fresh apple slowly
    Charred wood underlying the entire palate
    Rye spice arising, some malted barley after 5-10 mins

    F 23
    Mid-short finish
    Vanilla lingering
    Oak spicy arising, very mild rye spice, more on the way when left for 5-10 mins
    Some cinnamon

  4. The_Osprey scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    Bulleit 10 year old bourbon, 45.6%.

    Aroma is very spicy, clove, buttery background, buttermints vs mixed spice. Touch of menthol and marzipan. Even a bit papery. Mulched newspaper. Not a great nose for a bourbon to be honest, but not bad as such.

    Taste is watery, spicy, quite flat and spicy, some ethanol with only light impressions of bourbon sweetness. Lingering char.

    Doesn't taste mature at all - I'm amazed it's 10 years old. A 10 year old whisky matured in a cold climate and an ex-bourbon cask would usually have more flavour and maturity. You'd think a bourbon of that age would have a nice richness, but not this one! Pretty plain and not really that great. 'Flat' would be the main impression. Just ok. 3.05/73

  5. Vince scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Enjoyed this one. Refreshing, some fresh summer fruits, spices, but also again that sweetish Ben & Jerry's vanilla cone. Quite balanced--no odd flavours overpowering the rest.

  6. Sandman scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    Vanilla, corn, rye bread, cinnamon, lots of oak, peach, apple, orange peel. Tip: with a few drops of water, it becomes less sharp and more pleasant in the mouth and finish.
    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      66 66
    • Finish
      72 72

  7. ctu scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Too much rye and thin compared to Elijah Craig.
    • Nose
      Oak, ginger, horseradish, vanilla, apricot, toast.
    • Taste
      Thin. Unripe banana, green apple, caramel, vanilla, pepper and antique skin.
    • Finish
      Medium length, spicy, oak.

  8. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasty, strong, spicy bourbon, could also be a rye, a bit edgier than an Elijah Craig 12, fresher than a Buffalo Trace, spicier and more woody than the Bulleit NAS, for 30-35 € 'a fair story, if it gets even cheaper - > Bargain alarm.
    • Nose
      when pouring a beautiful, fresh Duosan Rapid note (*), then vanilla, some dried apricot, strong browned toast, oak
      (*) DDR Universal Adhesive ;-)
    • Taste
      very short again this solvent fresh, with fresh, green apple, then sweetness and strong rye spice - vanilla, caramel, cinnamon, pepper, wholegrain crispbread, old leather
    • Finish
      long, wood, leather, pepper, coffee

  9. JimmyLeg did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Ralfy's review:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGruhVIJc_E

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