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Bushmills 21-year-old

Overall rating
86.40/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare - Matured in Three Woods
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Oloroso, Bourbon & Madeira Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
088076169074
Added on
23 Jan 2017 5:17 pm by Whisky_Philippe
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 142,97

2 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

24 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 21-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.40 points

  1. mosesumike scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I think the ghosts are different in this dram. But if you remain attentive as an Irish fan, it turns out that this kind of maturation is always worth a try. If then the PLV still fits the demanded price, everyone has to decide for themselves. He is a bit too inconspicuous for me. Under 100 EUR he could be home whiskey
    • Nose
      87 87
      Only one word fits: fruit basket! But really something of versatile and delicious. Do not want to count fruits individually, because he does not have. No dominant fruit, which is worth mentioning. But a tasty nose. Respect.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Oily and soft, intense and graßig sweet with fruit notes extra. So a little the feeling of a whole hand full of wine gums. Really special! Also malty enough to be a delicious Irishman. Here the price does not bother me anymore. But, very spicy. Wood opponents caution.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium to long but simple and dry. He stays sweet and does not get bitter. But the finish could be more exciting.

  2. GIORGOS scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. wisekycourse scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    an Irishman who has almost everything for him, for those looking for a signature of this distillery
    • Nose
      even sweeter than the 16th, with a stronger return of wood and wine !!
      fine spices!
    • Taste
      nectar!
      wood, malt, spices, fruity a little compote and baking on the edge of cooker, then caramelized!
      returns of varnish, leather, dust
    • Finish
      not very long, but durable, tenacious, and that approaches for me a blend like a hibiki.

  4. Mr. D. scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. Mudflap scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    One of the best irish drams available. The finish doesn't last as long as I would like, however it IS Irish so I kind of expect that. It's a great price point for a very good bottle. This should be part of everyone's collection, especially one of the ones that are open. Yummy.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. jankes scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. holborndrinker scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Quite a complicated dram but well worth a look.
    • Nose
      Quite a fruity aroma on the nose - perhaps cherry - intriguing.
    • Taste
      Very smooth tasting with the fruit theme continuing - I am reminded of red wine and throat pastilles.
    • Finish
      Quite a short finish which is a surprise - it ought to have better manners and hang around a while longer.

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