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Bruichladdich 1994

Overall rating
88.80/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Valinch - The Hebridean Producers
Vintage
1994
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Guyana rum cask
Casknumber
5
Number of bottles
290
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
19 Sep 2013 4:38 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 160,00

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17 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 1994

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.80 points

  1. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      The rum is upfront. Baked apple, limestone, yellow raisin and banana. Water releases sulphur.
    • Taste
      Even more rum, with some sulphur. Yellow raisin and pepper.
    • Finish
      Rum, yellow raisin and baked apple.

  2. bennythemonster scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Bruichladdich Valinch 1994-2013, 18 years, 57% alc. Original bottling Guayana Rum Cask Bruichladdich Valinch 1994-2013, 18 years, 57% alc. original bottling
    Extension: Guyana Rum Cask, barrel no. 5
    Region: Islay, Scotland

    Special feature: Limited to 290 bottles

    Nose: Maritime and sweet, with a strong spiciness. Sea water, limestone and gravel, behind dried plums, raisins and molasses, nice mixture. In the background is a bit of green pepper and some cloves, ginger and cinnamon come up. In addition, a good portion of oak wood vibrates, which is very dry therefore.

    Palate: Here comes the rum much stronger, plus a lot of cinnamon, raisins, candied ginger, oak and a pleasantly light peat smoke note. The fruit is a bit sharper and reminiscent of sweet cherry.

    Finish: Very long, extremely long and very spicy. Lots of oak, slightly bitter caramel, dry fruits, sea salt and tobacco.

    Conclusion: Complex and own, great Bruichladdich.

    87/100 points (tasted 2016, approx. 180 €)
    Thanks to Peat Head for the rehearsal
    Original article: http://www.notesofmalt.de/notes-Islay-un...3,-18yo,-57-OA/

  3. hettrum scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

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