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Overall rating
85.75/100
votes
10
Whiskybase ID
WB45895
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whisky & Dreams (W&D)
Bottling serie
Private Selection No. 4
Bottled
09.2013
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
114
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Handwritten Label
Added on
03 Nov 2013 5:19 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 66.90

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 09-year-old W&D

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.75 points

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    This Bruichladdich is characterized by an extreme creaminess. The fruity nose with this fine Butterkeksaroma goes in the taste in slightly smoky and bitter wood. An interesting and delicious whisky, great!
    • Nose
      Sweet Sherry immediately mixes with fruity apricot. Butter biscuits mix with delicious vanilla. From the creamy butter rises a slight hint of smoke, a light orange aroma is added. A very subtle peat note lies over the complete nose. The 50% alcohol content is harmoniously integrated.
    • Taste
      Creamy and buttery, the first sip begins, then the spicy oak beats. Fine tart wood tones play with light fruit, cold smoke is in the air. spicy wood notes become tart and bitter, a peppery pungency develops and tingles in the mouth. Creamy, the tart aroma goes into the finish.
    • Finish
      Bitter, with an extremely nutty walnut aroma, the finish begins. Bitter and wet foliage mixed with the now unripe walnuts, woody notes dominate, sweet fruit always flashes through the tart wood-walnut mixture. A faint cold smoke aroma mixes with old and dry peat.

  2. Kalle208 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    The pastry or biscuit note from Bruichladdich is not there, but still well done
    • Nose
      first slightly alcoholic note, then beeswax and vanilla, followed by light salt-smoke breeze and sweet light fruit (honeydew melon, ripe banana)
    • Taste
      soft and creamy, the malt slides through the mouth, then it becomes salty and sweet, a hint of oak and smoke clothe mouth, slight dryness sets in. I also have vanilla, but then it gets inaccurate.
    • Finish
      warming, spicy medium-long finish; slightly bitter smoky note in the finish

  3. Cartman scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Nose: very ethereal, vanilla, malt and some solvents, butter biscuits, raspberries

    Taste: hay, vanilla, slightly bitter, sweetish, malty, a touch of birch wood and a hint of thyme honey.

    Departure: slightly sweetish, a little bit of malt, the bitterness lasts the longest.

    Conclusion: From the Laddie Brennereicharakter is not to notice this drop, this is a young, not too complex summer dram.

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