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Bruichladdich 12-year-old

Overall rating
83.79/100
votes
237
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
2nd Edition
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
618105704572
Added on
07 Jul 2007 11:49 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 89.00

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Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 12-year-old

26 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.79 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    in the old days, everything was b ...

    very clear direct aromas
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. ricallende scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Cherries and pear, floral vanilla, a wee bit of smoke with water.
    • Taste
      Waxy mouthfeel, cream, clover, a sweet oakiness presence all along the way.
    • Finish
      Toasted malt and honey coats your mouth, you feel sticky long afterwards.

  3. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A very delicious part, also easy-drinking, but pretty full in the mouth and what is becoming rarer: A great finish that calls right after the next sip. The nose could be a bit more succinct.
    • Nose
      Almonds, white chocolate, clear light malt, light honey, light citrus notes, further back a little pear, a little coconut and peach, a little something grassy, ​​is now not right in the nose, you have to tickle a bit
    • Taste
      Nice round and pleasant, a honey and malt sweetness rise first, then comes a little bit slightly black pepper, but very pleasant and then sherryanklänge, orange, apricot, peach, much more than in the nose and slowly spreading, candied red apple, a little hay and grasses in the background but only light, thyme, cotton candy and honey pot, this beautiful crunchy malt back out, in between citrus flashes
    • Finish
      Lively, lots of acidity of lemon, grapefruit and some orange, also green apple, light malt and some honey, medium to long

  4. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Wonderfully balanced with a fruity citrus note, orange-flavored shower sticks, sparkling seafood, vanilla, delicate hints of sherry and oak.
    • Taste
      Medium heavy, salty, slightly sherry tonic followed by a grassy-herbaceous development, hazelnuts, oak and fine spices.
    • Finish
      Long, salted nuts.

  5. Andytka3 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Nose:-
    Minty & eucalyptus upfront. Soft and lightly pungent. Let the dram
    breath in the glass for a while, hay and wet tree branches emerged,
    moist.

    Palate:- A shock. Don't taste how it smell like. Very
    astringent and bold. Non spicy but very hot, mouth-full with gingery
    spice, the heats building up and up. Eye watering stuff.

    Finish:- Smooth and long finish. Dry and hot throughout, complex. A touch floral. — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      93 93

  6. ApricotOne scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

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

  7. Hane*92 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

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

  8. whiskeyjedi scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    Bruichladdich 12 year old
    tasted 2015-04-30 @ home:
    Nosing: Fenolish, partly reminiscent of nail polish in the background, otherwise sweet herbs. Taste: fiery fruit on, longer burner, with strong sweetness, clear Bourbon Cask in order, 78

  9. JohannesB scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    I like the tropical sweet nose the best. Unfortunately, the taste and the finish is a bit back, here for me the pepper is too dominant and displaces the sweetness and the fruity Brennereicharakter Bruichladdich a bit too strong. 84/100
    • Nose
      Tropical fruits and a lot of sweetness! Pineapple, papaya, vanilla and caramel. Citrus fruits from the distillation. Behind it a touch of pear and some island flavor in the form of maritime notes and a hint of soft smoke.
    • Taste
      Sweetness and sharpness alternate. Strong black pepper. The peat smoke is slightly stronger in taste than in the nose.
    • Finish
      For a malt aged in American white oak, the oak is surprisingly bitter, but still slightly bitter and not unpleasant. Smoky again. Pineapple and pear from the nose are once again the honor.

  10. ricallende scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      76 76

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