Bruichladdich - 11 Year Old 2009 Fresh Fill Bourbon #144

Lot Id: 111051

Bruichladdich - 11 Year Old 2009 Fresh Fill Bourbon #144

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A superb chance to be the new owner of an 11 Year Old Bruichladdich Single Malt Cask, held in bond at Bruichladdich.

Filled on the 11th February 2009, cask #144 has been maturing very nicely in a. Fresh Bourbon Barrel and was re-gauged in February of this year, 2020.

There a few key facts and figures that have been listed below for your attention -

  • New Bulk Litres - 177L | Strength 63.9% ABV | 114.2L of Alcohol.
  • Original Bulk Litres - 214L | Original Strength 68.9% | 147.4L of Alcohol.

If bottled at cask strength and at 70cl, this cask would approximately yield 250 bottles of 11 year old Fresh Bourbon Bruichladdich. 

Unofficial Tasting Notes @ Cask Strength

Colour: Pale straw

Nose: Delicate tropical fruits- banana and papaya, fresh oak and a gentle whisper of peat smoke, with a thread of malty-ness throughout 

Palate: A burst of tropical fruits, again fresh papaya, sweet pineapple and gentle candied ginger, delicate peat smoke in the background just balancing the flavours.

Finish: Malty, sweet and lingering.


  • Transfer of the cask to the new buyer is subject to an admin fee, payable to Bruichladdich.
  • All cask storage fees have been settled prior to this sale. For moving forward please ensure you are aware of the associated weekly storage fees.
  • All costs relating to removing the cask from bond, bottling, storage, re-gauging and moving in the future are the sole responsibility of the buyer. This includes VAT and any UK excise duty.
  • Upon payment being transferred to The grand Whisky Auction ltd, then and only then will legal ownership of the cask be transferred to the new buyer.
  • All funds are held by the company until the buyer is in receipt of the cask.
  • Should the new owner be a UK revenue trader (business), registration with HMRC is required and they must hold a WOWGR certificate.
  • A revenue trader outside the UK, will need a Duty Representative in the UK (Note: Annual charge will most likely apply)
  • Distillery: Bruichladdich Whisky for auction
  • Bottler: Distillery
  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Islay
  • Size: 177 Bulk Litres
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Age: 11 Years Old
  • Strength (%): 63.9%
  • Cask No: 144
  • Cask Type: Fresh Bourbon
  • Distillery Status: Operational
  • Lot Type: Cask

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