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Bruichladdich Bere Barley

Overall rating
82.33/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Only
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Label
We believe terroir matters
Added on
22 Mar 2014 11:49 am by olandstoken

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich Bere Barley

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.33 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Enthusiasm 2/5 Whisky n ° 1247
    • Nose
      Lively and sweet. Beautiful ripe fruits that go away too fast. Green malt. Dust of wood. Fresh and vanilla. More austere thereafter. And back to something more gourmet with chocolate. Funny mix, confusing because changing constantly. But something is happening at least, that's already it.
    • Taste
      Fruits marked but also ALCOHOL! Aggressive as possible! With a little water, it becomes drinkable, but still rough, lacking in precision on the aromas detected on the nose.
    • Finish
      Not very striking.

  2. Helgo scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. TastyDram did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Interesting is the least you could say of this youngster. It tells you its story very slowly. True to his name, Bere Barley serves you mostly cereal aromas.

    Definitely worth looking out for. An interesting dram for those on a budget. Less than € 50. But he's getting rare these days (only 7650 bottles available on Planet Earth). Update: Bruichladdich launched a 2nd edition in 2013.
    • Nose
      A lot of of cereal and some citrus. Very clean and crisp and a little shy. But hey, who wasn't shy as a five-year old toddler. Let it breathe for a while.
      Water serves you some muesli with dried fruits (bananas and coconut) and a baked apple with brown sugar
    • Taste
      The primary ingredient – barley – is the center of all things. Porridge with vanilla. Water sweetens the whisky. Kellogg's Frosties with golden syrup. Again some fresh citric notes. I'm thinking more of grapefruit in stead of limes. The bitterness of the grapes evolve in a soft oak flavour.
    • Finish
      Quite short, dry and crisp. A summer's appetizer.

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