Category Archives: 16 Year Old Malts

Bladnoch 16 year old 55% Sherry Matured

Bladnoch 16 55% Sherry butt #2610; born 7/15/92, bottled 9/11/08. My poorly trained sensory organs discovered the following: Colour: yes, it does have colour. Obviously a sherry cask. Nose: Oily, toffee, malty, oatmeal, maple syrup with pecan, a little smoke … Continue reading

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Bladnoch 16 year old 55%

Bladnoch 16 year old 55% A deeper nose, which displays a greater complexity of vanilla oils, luscious honeycomb, apricot, maturing honey, lemon, white pear and a lovely hint of pepper, dusty spice and perfumed white flowers. That’s more like it! … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 16 year old 59% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 16 year old 59% A pure Islay nose! Salty with medicinal peat, carbolic soap, coal dust, earth, tar, iodine and vegetation. Underneath lurks some glorious, slightly sweet apricot and orange fruit. Very, very smoky on the palate and … Continue reading

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Bladnoch 16 year old 55%

Bladnoch 16 year old 55% One word. Wow! Great nose! (Ok that’s three!) Deep, heavy and lusciously oily with loads of apricot, orange, grass, earth, citrus and vanilla. Extremely harmonious and stunning. Definitely Bladnoch at it’s best. The palate like … Continue reading

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Cragganmore 16 year old 56.4% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Cragganmore 16 year old 56.4% Bourbon Hogshead 960 A huge earthy vanilla oaked nose. Almost grainy in character with scrumptious crème brulee. Underneath the oak lies some potential fruit I think, but neat it’s all oak. The palate is soft, … Continue reading

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Bladnoch 16 year old Sherry Cask 55%

Bladnoch 16 year old Sherry Cask 55% Sherry Butt 2607 A deep, leafy, nutty, sherry monster. Amazingly pure with Amontillado-esque green nuts and salt. Somewhere beneath the casks aromas some deep honey, walnuts, dates and stewed figs can be detected. … Continue reading

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