Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
Stated Age
19 years old
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
04 jul 2017 9:09 pm by Dennis1979
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 161.99

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Whisky reviews for Royal Brackla 1997 BR

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.00 points.

  1. vlad78 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Unusual light whisky with a hint of bitterness. Like first love.
    • Nose
      Floral light fragrance, some candy, some Apple juice, perfume shop. Green meadow, and smoked fish.
    • Taste
      The taste is sweet, calm and direct.
    • Finish
      The aftertaste is bitter, wormwood.

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  3. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur


    King William IV visited the Brackla distillery in 1835. He enjoyed the whisky so much, that he offered them a Royal Warrant. Since then the distillery is known as Royal Brackla. In 1998 the distillery became the property of John Dewar & Sons. There are not many official bottings, but there is a whole range with the independents. This is one from the London company Berry Brothers & Rudd. Bar a mistake on my part, it is their first and so far only bottling of Royal Brackla.

    Candy-like and fresh fruity nose on Pink Ladies and gummi cherries. Some wood shavings and a lost almond. Very soft on the spices. Think ginger and liquorice. Nice, but nothing special. Typical spring whisky on the nose.

    It is equally candy-like and fruity on the palate, although the apples are now joined by some oranges and lime. The spices are much louder than on the nose. Pepper is now unmistakable, as is a pinch of nutmeg. Some peaches peek around the corner. Mirabelles (small, yellow plums)!

    While the finish offers nothing new, it does make me happy.

    Lovely no frills spring whisky. Around 110 EUR.

  4. Liquid_Gold scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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


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