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Bruichladdich 16-year-old Cuvee A

Overall rating
85.13/100
votes
72
Whiskybase ID
WB4374
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Sixteens
Bottled
10.2008
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Château Lafite-Rothschild - Pauillac
Number of bottles
12000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
618105096702
Added on
06 Nov 2008 1:29 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 298.12

29 × in wishlist

72 × member ratings

206 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 16-year-old Cuvee A

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.13 points

  1. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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    • Nose
      88 88
      Vanilla, buttery, orange, tart raspberries.
      A breath of salty sea air.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Bitter - sweet, orange, chocolate, tart red fruit.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Quite a woody finish. Astringent, peppery, cocoa.

  2. Tano77 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. LaddieNerd scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Whisky Tasting: Bruichladdich Cuvee A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq2xGMinCbc

  5. Koalafant scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    As so often, the Laddie spirit harmonizes well with the Weinfasslagerung, but it lacks something of complexity and character
    • Nose
      Mild and weinarting with notes of orange marmalade and slightly acidic touch. A hint of smoke. Later raspberries and redcurrants.
    • Taste
      Sauerer fruit compote with a slight sharpness. Little complex ... The sweetness fights against the acid
    • Finish
      Long and dry

  6. hettrum scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  7. Rom did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Nose big vanilla, oak, caramel. Attack on a slight tip of chemical strawberry that fades quickly. Too much alcohol, a little sugar and lots of tannin. Final quite short on alcohol. Ok, well, bad q / p.

  8. Makeneki scored this whisky 94 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      92 92

  9. Ivynor scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Extremely strange. Unique, certainly, but not especially a whisky.
    • Nose
      My first whisky aged in wine casks. I am a bit worried...
      The nose is quite classic, on wood, vanilla, caramel. A little nuts and herbs. Alcohol is a little dissociated.
    • Taste
      Hulà ... what-what-it ... Hyper weird, strange, indescribable. After long hesitations: chewing gum, chemical flavors (strawberry), lots of wood, sugar and acidity.
    • Finish
      Still a lot of wood and a set that dries the palate slightly.

  10. granella2003 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sensations of butterscotch, vanilla.
    • Taste
      In the mouth feel is full, orange marmalade, dark chocolate, cherry liqueur.
    • Finish
      Ending with a sharp astringency that gives structure accompanied by a mix of red pepper, cocoa and wood.

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