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[3 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 514 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 | 1,137 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 | 830 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 …

Bunnahabhain, Headline, Islay, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, The Whisky Barell, The Whisky Barrel »

[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 903 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 | 1,185 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 …

Bunnahabhain, Cask Strength, Headline, Islay, Quick Dram, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, The Whisky Barell »

[7 May 2012 | No Comment | 1,719 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 | 1,410 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 | 1,485 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 …

2010, Bunnahabhain, Featured, Headline, Islay, Master Of Malt, Peated, Sherry, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »

[16 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 1,848 views]
Tasting Master of Malt Bunnahabhain 20 Year Old 1990 Single Cask

Need I repeat my saying that peat smoke and sherry go well together, or horribly together, depending on the combination. This time we’re in for a treat. This wee wonder was distilled in December of 1990 and aged in a single Spanish oak butt for 20 years before bottling on the 7th November 2011. Just from the colour you can …

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[23 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 1,662 views]
Wemyss Single cask–’Honey Spice’ 1991 (Bunnahabhain)

Wemyss malts also bottles some very good single casks in addition to the blended malt whiskies. The latest batch of single casks includes a distillery name on the label in addition to the Wemyss special naming scheme describing the whisky so accurately as I’ve grown to learn. Today we shall sample another one of those, a 1991 year old Bunnahabhain …