Tag Archives: Bunnahabhain

Bunnahabhain, 2018

Exactly two weeks ago was the day we visited Bunnahabhain Distillery. I did visit it before in 2010, but I didn’t do a tour back then. There wasn’t enough time during our stay on Islay to also take in the … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 1987-2014, 26yo, Sherry butt, 49.8% – Berry Brothers and Rudd

In seven days I’ll be at Bunnahabhain Distillery, or maybe I’ve just left to go have lunch somewhere. We’ve planned the tour and warehouse tasting and I’m looking forward a lot. I’ve only ever been at the distillery without doing … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 1988-2016, 28yo, 46.8% – Single Malts of Scotland

Another sample in the box of Rorschach samples from Speciality Drinks Ltd. was this old Bunnahabhain whisky. Seeing this got my interest peaked since the vintages from 1987 to 1989 are generally quite spectacular for Bunnahabhain. I’ve worked my way … Continue reading

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Two young Bunnahabhains, peated vs. unpeated

Like yesterday’s duo of Caol Ila whiskies, today we’re trying two Bunnahabhains. Yesterday the comparison was in the differring alcohol percentages, today those are the same, but one whisky is peated, while the other one is more to the traditional … Continue reading

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BTC Sample 16: Bunnahabhain 1991-2014, 46%, Wemyss ‘A Thread of Smoke’

Yesterday’s Whatsapp discussion with SA, on the forum as ‘SigaarJood’ (he can state things like that without it being discriminatory because he’s part of a minority): Me: You’re getting a light smoke too? I’m sure as hell liking it, but … Continue reading

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Black Bull 40 #1, Black Bull 40 #4 and a rant on Black Bull 40

A lot of bull in this post, and that might be interpreted in multiple ways. Which is a good thing. A bit of ambiguity never hurt anyone. I think it was last week that I saw announcements for the new release … Continue reading

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Bodach Aislig, 35 Years Old blended whisky, 1980, 46% – Murray McDavid

When I think of Murray McDavid I think of Bruichladdich’s finishing regime, or ACEing as they like to call it. Random whiskies bottled after being finished in off-kilter wine casks. Caol Ila from a Chateau d’Yquem cask, or anything going … Continue reading

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