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[17 Jul 2014 | 4 Comments | 857 views]
A killer Bunny : Bunnahabhain Dràm An Stiùreadair – Feis Ile 2014

Coming to the last bottling from this year’s Feis Ile festival 2014, Bunnahabhain have released two different Festival expressions : Westering Home, a 17 year old selling for a whopping £250, and the  second is called  ‘Dràm an Stiùreadair’ (pronounced Draam an Yoù-radar – meaning The Helmsman’s Dram in Gaelic), that was cheaper and more approachable at £95. Not often …

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[22 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 541 views]
A quick peaty delight : Wemyss Malts ‘The Bosun’s Dram’ 1997 single cask from Bunnahabhain

Nothing like a good peated 1997 Bunny to get you going and please the peat buds. 1997 Bunnahabhains are quite common among Indie bottlers, this was the year Bunnahabhain started producing heavily peated malt too, and i guess many casks were sold to IB’s I’ve reviewed quite a bit of 1997 Bunnies, and they are usually very nice, this one …

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[3 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 684 views]
Kintra Bunnahabhain 23 yo cask 5741

A few weeks ago I reviewed the Dailuaine 21 year old , and it set quite high expectations, a Bunna aged 23 years old, usually means fun. And this one is indeed a lovely drop of drammage. Bottled at 46,1% abv, it’s not the highest abv monster around (I wonder if this is watered down or just a really funky …

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[7 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 1,350 views]
Wemyss Malts “Seaweed on the rocks” Bunnahabhain 1991

Last month Wemyss malts announced an epic release of 12 single casks in one go. I managed to get hold of 6 of those, and will be reviewing them on the blog in the coming weeks. The first I chose to review was this Buna 1991. I was in the mood for a mild Islay and what better specimen than …

Bunnahabhain, Douglas Laing, Headline, Islay, Laphroaig, Provenance, Tasting Notes »

[12 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | 946 views]
Some fun with Douglas Laing & co.

The nice guys over at D.Laing sent over a few samples of their peaty whiskies among them a Caol Ila, Laphroaig, and Bunnahabhain. What can be nicer for a peat-head like myself than to try those lovely ones in one session. Summer or winter (as long as you keep your house cool enough) it’s always a grand time for some …

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[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 999 views]
The Whisky Barrel Bunnahabhain 23 – 1989

I will be visiting some of the latest whiskies bottled exclusively for TWB in the coming weeks (there are 6 such ‘Burns malt’), but I chose to start with this little Bunny 23 year old, 1989 vintage bottled last March (2013). Bunnahabhain is really not the most well known of Islay distilleries, and really lies in the shadows of more …

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[23 May 2013 | One Comment | 1,289 views]
Wemyss Malts Chocolate honeycomb–Bunnahabhain 2001

This is the first of the new batch just released by Wemyss I am about to review, as i was feeling like and Islay, then I realised this one is not going to give me a peat boost, but the colour was very enticing, and Bunna’s are lovely as well, so here it is. Vintage 2001 making it 13 years …

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[7 May 2012 | No Comment | 1,867 views]
Quick Dram : The Whisky Barrel , Bunnahabhain Jubilee malt

In honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (1952-2012) TheWhiskyBarrel.com presents a limited edition Islay Malt matured in a single fresh sherry butt cask #35. This dram was Distilled on the 24th December 1990 and bottled 10th February 2012 with an outrun of Just 90 bottles.
The Whisky Barrel , Bunnahabhain 21 Years Old , 1990 , 54.4%
Nose: …

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[14 Mar 2012 | One Comment | 1,521 views]
Tasting Bunnahabhain 21 yo , 1990 ‘Burns Malt’

Another Exclusive for the whisky barrel. Another Islay, but from Bunna’ this time. this Burns Islay Malt was matured in a single fresh sherry butt #51. Distilled Christmas Eve 1990 and bottled 31st December 2011. I did taste quite a few Sherry Bunna’s lately and I really like their flavor profile, this one was not an exception.
Bunnahabhain 21 yo , …

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[1 Mar 2012 | 8 Comments | 1,587 views]
Quick Dram : Bunnahabhain 1997 – Queen Of The Moorlands

It’s Thursday already, and let’s end this week with a bang!
A few months ago, Marc P, from South Africa who is a fellow blogger (A.K.A Whisky Brother)  and good whisky friends came for a visit, and we met over at Shai’s for lunch and a few drams. Our host Shai put quite a few interesting bottles on the table, and …