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Overall rating
80.33/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Single Minded
Bottled
28.03.2017
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
SIN0022 CBSC4 28.03.2017
Barcode
5014218800395
Added on
06 Dec 2017 8:04 pm by Emmi-FRI
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 36.90

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Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 08-year-old DL

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.33 points

  1. andreadionori scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
      A gentle Bunna, riped yellow apples followed by some citrus peels refined by a maritime note
    • Taste
      85 85
      it is a very gentle sherry, no tannis or sulphur notes.
      The palate delivers what the nose detected. Citrusy fresh fruits and a hint of salt (minerality)
      Quite refined to be just 8 years old, it has a good balance and a decent body, might be a bit boring after a while but a really easy, approachable whisky.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Quite a short finish but still nothing off the tracks, still very enjoyable.
      The taste might get better after a while opened.

  2. Emmi-FRI scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Very reserved in the nose, rather inconspicuous, a little vanilla and sweetened butter cake.
    • Taste
      just as mild in the mouth but sweet as sugar! Lots of vanilla, then a little caramel and shortbread, really fat buttery shortbread. A few citrus fruits join it
    • Finish
      ... and then he is almost gone. Not a long finish, a short starter but quite fun, a nice sweetness remains with a slightly dry mouthfeel.

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