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Bladnoch Pure Lowland Malt

Overall rating
87.54/100
votes
37
Whiskybase ID
WB41362
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
757 ml
Label
70° proof
Bottle code
SC 736
Added on
11 Apr 2013 9:53 pm

Average value

€ 891.16

2 × in wishlist

37 × member ratings

27 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bladnoch Pure Lowland Malt

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.54 points

  1. grinface scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Delicious old NAS bottling. So not that I would find a missing age statement a good thing, but: If something like this was issued today as a standard NAS, it would always end up on my shelf. Full review (german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2020/10/28/old-rare-flight-003/

  2. art-bett scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. macwhisky scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Here I can contradict my prescriber, even though my bottle had lost almost 10cl before I opened it. A wonderful OBF with light floral notes, hints of vanilla and toffee.
    For the 40% neat in the beginning, the aromas are also present in the mouth, the floral combines with delicate wood and in the aftertaste the vanilla with a lot of fruit.
    A great drop with backbone (if you see the loss of evaporation) without frills, straightforward, clean and medium-long aftertaste

    A little note on determining the authenticity of the bottle:
    I have uploaded several different labels that are always printed differently with content and alcohol information that something like this is possible without being wrong!
    The most common type of bottle is labeled SC 736. I've also had the Type 6010 before.

  4. BXpress scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    sample.

    Extra points for the promising nose. I'm afraid this one is way past its prime, because in addition to the heat, it does have the typical negative OBE where notes show up and then they vanish a second later. Just too much air over the years.
    • Nose
      Nice harmonic nose with a lot of butter, cake dough and hay. Slightly oily, some raw barley aromas. Citrusy and a soft note of green apples. Excellent No nonsense nose. Quiet but substantial.
    • Taste
      Strong initial attack on an old vanilla fudge note that reminds of the old Balvenie Founder's Reserve. Amazingly identical. Some pepper and citrus notes right before it gets hot. Too hot.
    • Finish
      The heat really masks the finish. Some vanilla, maybe some barley and thats it.

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