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Bruichladdich 2001

Overall rating
87.67/100
votes
3
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask 1 - Wee Ruari
Vintage
29.05.2001
Stated Age
11 years old
Casknumber
1
Number of bottles
376
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Apr 2013 6:34 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 406,01

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2001

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.67 points

  1. Hemdl did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    A bottling from the first barrel bottled at the distillery after re-commissioning on 29 May 2001. The honor of bottling was then symbolically granted to the five-month-old son of the new Destilleriemanagers, Mark Reynier. And this was nicknamed "Wee Ruari". A total of 376 bottles were bottled at that time. After Bruichladdich was sold in 2012, Mark Reynier retired from the distillery. Now the family decided to sell 250 of the 376 bottles. The remaining bottles remain in the family, as a precaution for the now 13-year-old son.

  2. Teuchter did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    The back of the bottle reads:

    Bruichladdich was brought back to life on 29th May 2001. This whisky was the very first spirit to flow from the stills: Cask 1.

    On that glorious spring day, the honour of filling this historic barrel was bestowed on Ruari Reynier, born the same fateful winter day, 5 months earlier, when this astonishing distillery journey began. Distilled 29th May 2001, aged 11 years.

    This bottle is named after the son of Mark Reynier who “filled” this cask, there is a picture of this on the bottle.

    Cask 1 “Wee Ruari” was the first cask filled at Bruichladdich by the new management team.

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