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Bruichladdich whisky reviews

Bruichladdich distillery
Islay region
Founded in 1881, currently active
www.bruichladdich.com

Bruichladdich 2004 Islay barley (57,5%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, fresh sherry butt, 1060 btl.) – 76/100

Bruichladdich 10 yo ‘The Laddie Ten’ (46%, OB 2011) – 86/100

Bruichladdich 16 yo ‘The Laddie Sixteen’ (46%, OB 2012) – 84/100

Bruichladdich 28 yo 1964 (50,6%, Gordon & MacPhail 1993, cask #3670, 3671, 3672) – 93/100

Bruichladdich 1970 (44,2%, OB 2002, 4200 btl.) – 92/100

Bruichladdich 24 yo 1988 (54,3%, Malts of Scotland for Islay Whisky Dinner 2012, sherry hogshead, ref. MoS 12040, 188 btl.) – 87/100

Bruichladdich 20 yo 1991 (50%, Liquid Treasures ‘Seabirds’ 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Bruichladdich 18 yo 1992 (51,2%, OB ‘Micro Provenance series’ 2010, bourbon cask #004, Brunello wine finish, 288 btl.) – 79/100

Bruichladdich 17 yo 1992 ‘Sherry Edition 2 – Pedro Ximinez’ (46%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 85/100

Bruichladdich 2001 ‘Resurrection’ (46%, OB 2008, 24000 btl.) – 83/100

Bruichladdich 10 yo 2001 (53,11%, Bruichladdies 2012, sherry hogshead #311, 315 btl.) – 87/100

Bruichladdich 9 yo 2002 (57,7%, Perfect Dram 2011, ex-bourbon cask, heavily peated, 179 btl.) – 87/100

Bruichladdich 3D3 ‘Norrie Campbell’ (46%, OB 2006) – 85/100

Bruichladdich 19yo 1989 ‘Black Art’ (51,1%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 83/100

Bruichladdich Br2 (49,3%, Elements of Islay 2011, 50 cl) – 83/100

Bruichladdich Links 14y ‘The Old Course, St. Andrews – 17th hole’ (46%, OB 2003, 1st release) – 84/100

Bruichladdich 1993 ‘Oirthir gàidheal’ (53,6%, OB 2009, Feis Isle 2009, Cask #13, 1000 btl.) – 83/100

Bruichladdich Waves (46%, OB 2008) – 80/100

Bruichladdich Octomore 01.1 2001 (63,5%, OB 2008) – 87/100

Octomore 5 yo 04.1 (62,5%, OB 2010, 167 ppm, 15.000 btl.) – 84/100

Octomore 5 yo 04.2 ‘Comus’ (61%, OB 2012, 18.000 btl.) – 88/100

Port Charlotte 5y 2002 (46%, Nadi Fiori 2009, first fill sherry) – 86/100

Port Charlotte 9 yo 2001 (66,3%, Malts of Scotland 2011, white Rioja hogshead, 345 btl.) – 88/100

Port Charlotte 11 yo 2001 (57,5%, Malts of Scotland 2013, rioja hogshead, MoS 13027, 358 btl.) – 88/100

Port Charlotte 9 yo 2001 (60,2%, Malts of Scotland 2010, bourbon cask #967) – 87/100

Port Charlotte 9 yo 2001 (61,6%, Malts of Scotland 2010, sherry cask #833) – 88/100

Port Charlotte 11 yo 2002 (54,7%, Maltbarn 2013, sherry cask, 78 btl.) – 89/100

Port Charlotte 7 yo 2002 (63,5%, Whisky-Doris 2010, cask #1171, 298 btl.) – 83/100

Port Charlotte 2001 ‘PC10’ (59,8%, OB 2012, 6000 btl.) – 88/100

Port Charlotte 2001 ‘PC6’ (61,6%, OB 2007) – 87/100

Port Charlotte Pl1 (60%, Specialty Drinks 2012, 50 cl) – 89/100

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