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Old Malt Cask Bruichladdich, 18 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Old Malt Cask Bruichladdich, 18 Years Old

Brand
Old Malt Cask
Expression
Bruichladdich, 18 Years Old
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
18 years old
Abv
50.00%
Produced at
Douglas Laing & Co ~ Douglas Laing & Co
Region
Islay

Martine Nouet

77
Nose
Perfumy.Lemon balm. Aniseed. Then an enticing basket of fresh ripe fruits. Lemon pulp. Juicy pears. Summery.
Palate
Silky.Light and fruity. Melon and pear smoothie.
Finish
Clean,fresh and fruity. A slight bitter note in the back.
Comment
Aniceand pleasant summer dram. With the right amountof fruit. Five a day ?

Dominic Roskrow

72
Nose
Delicate,floral,fruit jellybeans.
Palate
Slightly one dimensional but it's a pleasant dimension all the same:jelly fruit with some spearmint,sweet but balanced.
Finish
Quite short with orange fruits,and a very gentle touch of sweet spice.
Comment
Does any distillery produce sweeter, cleaner malt than this one?
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