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Overall rating
87.79/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Brothers in Malt (BiM)
Bottling serie
Rosarie Burn
Vintage
02.07.2002
Bottled
19.07.2016
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
16035
Number of bottles
217
Strength
53.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Jul 2016 6:55 pm by chris-sg
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 71,97

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Whisky Reviews for Glentauchers 2002 BiM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.79 points

  1. Bosi scored this whisky 78 points Specialist

    Unfortunately, this bottling does not really meet my taste. He is too unbalanced and bitter in the finish. A few years more maturation would certainly not have hurt.
    • Nose
      The nose is very fresh at first. I recognize vanilla, gooseberries, hay and grasses. There are also light notes of hazelnuts. With water, aromas of apple and grows up.
    • Taste
      The taste reflects the nose pretty well. It is malty with cereals, develops a light acidity and finally offers lemon sorbet and pear.
    • Finish
      The finish is fierce and powerful with cayenne pepper, nuts and a strong bitterness.

  2. St. Pauli scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    I like refill maturation, yet this one was probably bottled a bit too fast. It's still quite rough and plain.
    • Nose
      A typical refill nose. It has enough spirit character (very fruity), but the rough edges are gone. This leads to smells of pear, maybe some green apple, tinned peach, icing sugar, coconut, a little bit of vanilla, cream and cut grass. 
    • Taste
      Without water, this is too hot. With water: better, still alcoholic, yet later it gets creamier with vanilla, icing sugar, pear, and mint.
    • Finish
      Quite hot, even with water. Lot's of rough pepper-y edges. Then, coconut, vanilla, and pear. 

  3. Helgo scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. malthead-sven scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Something askew and out of bounds in sum, but what pleases me in a certain way, is always sweeter with time
    • Nose
      fresh green apple, vanilla yoghurt, a bit like fruit schnapps, Williams pear, rose hips, malty beer, salad dressing, vinegar and oil, sweetened Turkish apple tea, an almost foul sweetness lies over the malt, then dilutes wax, fresh blown candle
    • Taste
      initially quite hot, almost burning, then develops sweet vanilla, malt and wood, tingling
    • Finish
      Herbs predominate, rosemary, medium-long, looks rather tart and tangy instead of ripe

  5. chris-sg scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    GOLD MEDAL WINNER "c2c Spirits Cup 2016"

    read more here: http://spirits-cup.blogspot.de/p/die-gewinner_28.html

  6. spezi1988 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    After I had him in glass for a short time I realized that it takes time !!! Accordingly, I have again poured into 2 glasses. One was poured already 2h earlier.
    Nose: Glass 1 / (fresh) Slightly alcoholic, pear, peach, freshly squeezed orange juice, vanilla and looks a bit creamy Glass 2 / (2h breathed) He opens himself noticeably! Now come notes of green apple, pineapple, subtle coconut, brown sugar and spicy honey
    Taste: Glass 1 / Oookay, a little reserved at first. Here again I have the peach, also vanilla, creme brulee, white chocolate Glass 2 / Here I have the apples again, the pineapple I have now too. However, the sugary from the tin.
    Finish: Medium length, light bourbon wood notes and gets a little spicier
    Conclusion: well selected Bourbon barrel. The Malt will be noticeably better with some time. He likes pretty much, I would have liked with 3-4 years even better. Nonetheless ... Anyone who likes good Bourbon matures can safely access them here. Beautiful, no frills and without junk marks.

  7. XorLophaX scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion: 91 out of 100 points - "fruit basket". A true basket of fruit, which in its rather discreet nose indicates what is in the mouth to full advantage. Not too complex, but surprisingly sweet and fruity. A great summer whisky with dangerous sweetness. Link to the tasting on my blog: http://www.tasting-notes.de/Archive/568
    • Nose
      Present citrus fruits. When the alcohol is gone, aromas of pear, green apples and some banana come through. A great basket of fruit.
    • Taste
      Directly sweet with pear and banana, with hints of honey and fine bourbon vanilla. The alcohol is very well integrated and supports the fruity sweetness very well.
    • Finish
      Medium long very sweet finish of ripe fruit with a splash of lemon and vanilla sauce. Towards the end a bit tart with subtle notes of freshly broken branches, becoming a bit grassy and bitter. This gives the whisky a certain "youthfulness".

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