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Overall rating
87.25/100
votes
10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Rest & be Thankful Whisky Company (RBTW)
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Vintage
20.07.2002
Bottled
09.03.2015
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
588
Number of bottles
233
Strength
64.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Apr 2015 11:28 am by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 87,50

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2002 RBTW

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.25 points

  1. Daan Tje scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. CaskHead scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Bruichladdich 12 yo 2002/2015 (64.1%, Rest & Be Thankful, bourbon, cask #588, 233 bottles) Four stars and a half A very high strength, but remember Bruichladdich rather fill at 70% vol. instead of the usual 63 or 63.5%. Colour: straw. Nose: first question, first answer, is there any peat? Yes, but just a little, that works just like pepper on a steak. Other than that, it’s rather less blocked than I had thought, and the trademark melons and white peaches do come through despite the 64% vol. Quite some vanilla as well – but let’s not push our luck. With water: a little sea air indeed, some grass, a little porridge, and rather more grapefruits instead of melons. Very fresh Bruichladdich, very lovely. A little clay as well. Mouth (neat): it’s very strong, do not quaff more than half a drop just like that, that’ll just burn your throat. Indeed, that’s what I just did ;-). Cough, cough… With water: excellently zesty and lemony, with a solid mineral and vanilla-ed foundation. It’s kind of fizzy as well (Schweppes, quinine) and Id even swear I can find ‘ideas’ of gin and juniper. Really very straight, and excellent. Finish: long, zesty. Lemon and chalk plus grass and grapefruits. Sancerre-y! Comments: impressive whisky, a bit in the style of the latest official 10 (first batches) but with more punch. SGP:551 - 89 points.Whiskyfun - Serge Valentinhttp://www.whiskyfun.com/2015/Time-Warp-tasting-today-Bruichladdich.html

  3. FernetBranco scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

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