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Bruichladdich 2001

Overall rating
83.89/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Micro-Provenance Series
Vintage
29.11.2001
Bottled
14.10.2010
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon + Rum Cask Finish
Casknumber
003
Number of bottles
552
Strength
61.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
INCO Exclusive
Added on
21 Oct 2014 5:54 pm by Gronqvist
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 106.54

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2001

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.89 points

  1. Hemdl scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Great nose, nice finish and a fantastic aftertaste. In fact, this malt has its small weaknesses more on the tongue, where simply the age for a certain maturity and complexity is missing. But what is offered here in / after the departure is first class.
    • Nose
      Extremely powerful influence of rum barrel, much stronger than many other bottlings on the market, which I have tried. Wonderfully sweet and tropical-fruity, I'm running directly into the mouth water. In addition to the tropical fruits, I also find vanilla and some honey. The nose just not too deep into the glass, the more than 61% Vol. Then sting something. The longer the malt is allowed to breathe in the glass, the less fruity it appears, and then some oak will come through.
    • Taste
      Strong onset, very oily - and then it is also really sweet. It must have been an extremely active rum barrel and a strong bourbon barrel that did a great job here. Next to it a strong dash of pepper, some oak. But here the missing complexity is noticeable.
    • Finish
      Strong and spicy. Once the malt has disappeared from the tongue, an extreme rum note spreads in the throat, which otherwise I only know from corresponding sweets with these flavors. This is really amazing and I have rarely experienced it. A real experience.

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 83 points Moderator

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 83 points Moderator

    Very fresh and punchy, fruity, not too dry - just these notes of old wood and leather couch - not to say like sweaty socks - anyhow it is drinkable
    • Nose
      Fruity notes, citrus, oranges, caramel, hints of wood, whiffs of raisins and leather - not bad
    • Taste
      Very punchy, oily, fruity, citrusy, good sweetness, hints of old wood, rubber or leather, spices, nutmeg, pepper - pretty OK
    • Finish
      Long and burning, zesty, more old wood

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