Bruichladdich 2003 Private Cask

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Laighe Na Greine Ile
Stated Age
11 years old
Rum Cask
65.3 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Susan Gillespie
Added on
26 jan 2015 10:35 am by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 70.00

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Whisky reviews for Bruichladdich 2003 Private Cask

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.00 points.

  1. Hemdl scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    In the nose quite pleasant and with great fruity notes, the taste of the malt but can not really keep up.
    • Nose
      87 87
      The Rumfass flashes over and over again and shows itself by lovely sweet flavors in the direction of tropical fruit juice. Careful, you should still go to work - the alcohol stands still quite clear. Interesting - the Laddie-typical pastry is still strong and the scored notes of "baby puke" I have actually short, at least removed - not in the negative sense.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Sweet, without getting at the strong fruity nose. Some oak and quite young in the taste. Not as sharp as expected, but overall quite one-dimensional.
    • Finish
      81 81
      In short, here noticeable sharpness and quite dry. In the end, a somewhat indefinable but quite pleasant taste remains in the mouth. It reminds me of sour drops.

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  3. AmitBT scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    As you open and sniff the bottle, a smell of cowshed and silage comes straight to the nose. That's probably the most intriguing nose I smelled of a whisky! For me that's the aroma of childhood.

    On the palate sour, and very sweet. Probably a sweetened rum cask. Not too alcoholic, considering the high ABV, but you taste and smell the ethanol. Less cowshed and silage, but it's there.

    Short finish, sweet and tart, with alcohol burn on the tongue.

    All in all, nice whisky to have and pour for brave guests. Really liked it!

  4. Landryn scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    Nose: sharp, malt and rot

    Taste: sweet, tartaric, split

    Finish: quite short and sour
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      65 65


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