Bladnoch 1991 PS

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Pure Spirit (PS)
Bottling serie
Édition Limitée
Stated Age
22 years old
Bourbon Barrel
47.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
07 aug 2013 1:23 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 109.00

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Whisky Reviews for Bladnoch 1991 PS

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.75 points

  1. Volanne scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    I dearly cherish these lemony-grassy malts that age so well in high-end Bourbon casks. This is as perfect as simplicity can be. Carefull: Highly drinkable!
    • Nose
      93 93
      There's lots happening in there! Starts very flowery. A Spring walk in the blossoming fields. Yellow flowers, mostly (dandelions, I would say). Turns more lemony and zesty by the minute. Verbena. Lemon grass. Perhaps a little ginger ale, and some grass juice too. Tantalizing sweet & sour combo (lemon meringue pie!). Quite some soft vanilla from the oak, and a hint of fresh putty. Not that much different from some high end Craigellachie.
    • Taste
      90 90
      You cannot not like that. Zesty and soft at the same time. Lemon drops and vanilla. Could have been even better with a little more oomph, but I'm splitting hair.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Not that short, thanks to a welcomed slightly grapefruity-like bitter edge.

  2. wisekyofcourse scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    explosion of fruit, it causes and it requires reflection!
    floral sweetness and fruit basket anyway!
    • Nose
      fruits on peach, apple, pear too, poached, on vanilla, field herbs just after a downpour.
      there is glue, wood, spices quite pronounced.
    • Taste
      it is honeyed, confectioner, we also find lemon cooked, meringue, then the fruits of the nose but more in withdrawal
      wood but drier

  3. M134481 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. M134481 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A simple bottle, an ugly label with a nice whisky. As it should be!
    • Nose
      Mostly bourbon-like smell. Vanilla, combined with oranges and slightly dates.
    • Taste
      A very strong fruit flavor (salsa) with again the vanilla tones.
    • Finish
      The rundown keeps an average of lamb. A fresh but spicy taste remains on the tongue. The vanilla rules and the fruit follows.

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Very fresh and floral. Of the sweetness that emerges. Lemon and even lemongrass! Good surprise ! A little toffee. With water: lemon tart! On the palate, delicate and elegant, it remains a little dry. Flowers that will persist in the finale. With water, the sweetness increases and we have rather lively spices.

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  6. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Exciting bladnoch. For my taste (today) almost a little too ethereal.
    • Nose
      Wonderfully sweet, fruity, mineral nose. Light fruits, quince (some honey), citrus, a little yeast, a touch of oak a mixture of fresh wood and old plank floor.
    • Taste
      Tingling bitter entry, quite a bit of bitterness, oak, lemon peel, tea.
    • Finish
      Pepper, citrus, a certain bitterness, some oak.

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. Campie scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Serge says:

    Bladnoch 22 yo 1991/2013 (47.8%, Pure Spirit, bourbon) Pure Spirit are a new independent bottler from France. This is one of their very first offerings. Colour: straw. Nose: it is a zesty one, hurray! It’s relatively light after the heavy-ish 11 yo but I certainly prefer this kind of complex waxy, citrusy, almondy and slightly mentholated profile. Touches of yellow chartreuse, lemon squash, crème de menthe, maybe a little tar and then more and more lemonade, with a slightly spritzy and chalky side that even gives it something a little medicinal. Baked apples too, some cider. Mouth: it’s a bit like peppered lemon juice, if you will. Or a cocktail made out of lemon squash, black pepper and ginger tonic. Very singular, rather different for sure. After a few seconds, we find also chlorophyll (gum), green tea, quite a lot of lemon balm… And it remains a little spritzy, while other citrus fruits start to come though, mainly grapefruits and citrons. Pure Bladnoch! Finish: pretty long and even zestier. A handful of lemon drops. Comments: it’s quite tart but that’s the style I was expecting. Again, a genuine Bladnoch and a style that’s nowhere else to be seen. Well selected, Pure Spirit! SGP:661 - 89 points.

  9. Pépé scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    A very nice whisky, on which I would have come back several times, always with a lot of pleasure.
    • Nose
      Seductive nose when approaching the nostrils. Hazelnut, chocolate and a good pack of fruits. Ripe fruit, like pear with its procession of bees around, but also peach, apricot perhaps. Very nice in any case. It is clear that the alcohol lurks, but it remains docile. It is well balanced. In time comes lemon meringue. Go, if we stay the course, we address the 90 points.
    • Taste
      The texture is pleasant, and the primary sensation is cereal-chocolate. One remembers the fruits of the nose, a little disappointed, saying that they are here much more packed, less expressive, too bad. Time and water will raise them a little, but that will not fundamentally change the balance. Like the nose, alcohol is relatively discreet.
    • Finish
      A finish of medium length, with our fruits, but always a little evanescent.

  10. tomy63 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    pale gold color, very nice fruity nose, lots of lemon, yellow fruit, some vanilla, floral notes and cut grass. In the mouth the alcohol is well integrated, many acidulous fruits, especially lemon, a little vanilla. Good length, slight bitterness always a lemony freshness. A rather original Bladnoch with this lemony side very marked.


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