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Overall rating
83.22/100
votes
53
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Bere Barley
Vintage
2009
Bottled
2016
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5055807404853
Added on
21 Mar 2016 9:20 am by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 55,62

5 × in wishlist

53 × member ratings

156 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2009

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.22 points

  1. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Dust, grass, raisin, sweet fruits, cake, citrus, flowers and allspices notes on nose.

    Citrus, grass, spices, oak cask, sage, dust, juniper notes on palate.

    Grass, spices, pepper, oak cask, dust, dryness, vanilla and caramel on long finish.

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. dRambo scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    you could call it mild - I think it's just weak - too young, too one-dimensional, boring, not my stuff
    • Nose
      Citrus, mint, malt, cardboard box, green wood, grass
    • Taste
      Citrus, sour, mineral, coastal, light waxy notes, ginger, mint, well-integrated alcohol
    • Finish
      fresh minty, very citrusy, fresh oaky notes - medium light alcoholic

  4. eaque scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    From Whiskyfun    May 6, 2017

    Bruichladdich 2009/2016 ‘Bere Barley’ (50%, OB, 4th Edition, first fill bourbon) Bere is an ancient indigenous Scottish variety of barley which often yields significantly less alcohol and can be a 'bitch' to mash. I have loved the Arrans and Bruichladdichs made with Bere so far so expectations are high here. Colour: White wine. Nose: Extremely fresh. Full of grass, sea greens, moss, ferns, graphite and a lovely yeasty note; an autolytic character not unlike a good Brut Champagne or fresh sourdough. Lots of citrons, some wax and hints of pine cone. Wonderfully fresh and invigorating nose. With water: a little caraway and more ripe citrus fruit notes - leaning towards lemon oil. More nice grassy olive oil notes. Mouth: There is still a touch of new make about it but the distillate is pure and very good. More citrus rind, seashore, flinty mineral notes and cereal notes such as oatmeal. With water: becomes a little more floral and opulently fruity with notes of green and garden fruits. Still nicely coastal and gently waxy in texture. Finish: Good length. Robust and sharp with more gravelly mineral and fresh bread notes. Perhaps some sunflower seeds. Comments: I think when this distillate starts to hit 12 -15 it will be totally outstanding. I really hope they filled some refill barrels and hoggies with this juice! Probably some of the best 'young' whisky on the market. SGP: 574 - 88 points.

  5. HW74 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

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