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Bruichladdich PHD_135

Overall rating
86.74/100
votes
115
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Feis Ile 2016
Vintage
2001
Bottled
16.05.2016
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon, Sherry & French Wine
Number of bottles
1881
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L/160004 16/074
Added on
30 May 2016 8:42 pm by Donald MacDuck
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 187.50

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich PHD_135

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.74 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A very delicious Laddie - great Weinfassreifung!
    [Color] amber;
    • Nose
      Lime, quince, distinct wine aromas, dry smoke, salt, caramel;
    • Taste
      aromatic, creamy, grapefruit, lime, sweet, vinous, quite sour, salt, low smoke, caramel, increasingly oak;
    • Finish
      medium length finish, slightly sour, minimal smoke, dry oak;

  2. Segens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Feis Ile stands for speciality and rarity. This Bruichladdich is special and has its own character so I would say it is a nice and well done Feis Ile Bottling. Sláinte! 
    • Nose
      Bruichladdich smoke and salt with a decent wine note in the back. Nice balance, no water needed!
    • Taste
      the wine character is now more intense and brings some sweetness from berries & honey in front. The Bruichladdich smoke surrounds the taste nicely! Still definitely no water needed. The dram has a very nice balance how it is! 
    • Finish
      Also the finish is nice.. maybe a bit unspectacular and the youth is giving some metallic bitterness but I still like it. 

  3. Mannix65 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Mannix65 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Absolutely not my thing because of the permanent sour component - a strange dram
    • Nose
      Caramel and fermented apple juice, flavors of cheese base, gherkin, roasted hazelnuts, light maritime hints
    • Taste
      Again, the dominant caramel, Vollmichschokolade. a little salt, with the addition of water, he becomes furniture polish
    • Finish
      medium long with persistent sour note

  5. Shane_IL scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This one had enough of the Laddie character to be a bit different but enough peat to not be too cloyingly sweet. I liked it a lot, probably my favorite of the 2016 festival releases that I tried.

    Reviewed in my blog: https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2016/07/15/my-islay-trip-part-1-a-stopover-in-glasgow-and-a-tasting-at-the-bon-accord/
    • Nose
      Lactic. Caramel. Earthy funk. Some farmyard notes, straw and manure. Wood oils. Basil.
    • Taste
      Parsley. Salt. Leather. Burned sugar. Sweet fruits.
    • Finish
      Long. Oranges. Woodspice. Wood oils.

  6. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    21 21 20 21 83

  7. megabreit scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      salty breeze, slightly sour fruit note, fresh hay, caramel
    • Taste
      Citrus note, light smoke note, malty with caramel and espresso notes
    • Finish
      Medium length, becoming drier with a slightly metallic note, some honey

  8. aphex scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    You can feel they played with different types of casks but it works for me. I like this kind of profile.
    • Nose
      Reminds me of a few iterations of Micro-Provenance wine finish Laddies (port, sherry, amarone). Red fruits, dried fruits, spices, roasted nuts and farmy notes.
    • Taste
      Creamy. Caramel, berries, raisins, spices, coffee, dark chocolate and a bit of oak.
    • Finish
      Long, oaky, drying.

  9. ApricotOne scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      86 86

  10. hs305 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [June, 2016]  I had this dram during a "Feis Ile 2016" tasting at Bonn.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 82,5.  My notes state a bitter finish.

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