Overall rating
Single Malt
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
12 years old
Number of bottles
56.6 % Vol.
700 ml 700 ml
Added on
08 May 2016 9:16 am by Mischi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 129.95

6 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

20 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2003 AD

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.05 points

  1. dramspotter scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A mistake but a glorious one - but definitely not for everyone.
    • Nose
      that fumy stink, forgotten septic tank; yup there is sulphur there, sweaty leather saddle
    • Taste
      a bit meaty, a tad on the dry side but not nothing distracting
    • Finish
      medium; wow, that is a hit; lots of pine resin and yeast; burnt sauce on a wok

  2. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I do understand the rating now (55 - 90). You hate this one or you love it. For me it's not a bad one, just different.
    • Nose
      Tears coming down very slow in the glass. (syrup) Punchy and spicy. Dried fruits and a light sour freshness. Oak and sherry in the background.
    • Taste
      Medium body. Sweet in the begin with lot of spices (cinnamon, nutmeg). Too many aroma's changing by the second. Very strange mix and experience. Complex situation. Second sip even sweeter on the lips, he same spices and some sulphur influence.
    • Finish
      Sweet medium finish with some sherry and more sulphur.

  4. mjr1987 scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. mjr1987 scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Lovely body and mouth-feel to it. Not overly oily but definitely not thin. 

    It's polarizing but I love it and if you enjoy an interesting whisky then this is your dram. I'm talking to you hipsters!
    • Nose
      Over ripened pineapple that has had grated Parmesan cheese grated over it and let to sit in the kitchen for half an hour. Wafts of thinly sliced mustard crusted ham. Oh the salt! 
    • Taste
      Now the Parmesan has melted over the ham and a slice of multi-grain bread. The pineapple has been dipped in demerara sugar and left in the sun.
    • Finish
      If you enjoy sulfur and a furry finish then you are in for a treat. It's a medium length one as well. 

  6. Hare&Copper scored this whisky 55 points Expert Senior

    A polarizing whisky. I hated it, others liked it a lot. Blind tasting. 
    • Nose
      Yuck. Rubber. Lots of silage. Baby sick. Parmesan. Sherry.
    • Taste
      Sulphur. Yoghurt. Cheese. Silage. Unpleasant. Got a little better after quite some time but not much.
    • Finish
      Same horrible notes as above.


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