Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Liquid Treasures (LT)
Bottling serie
Entomology Series
Stated Age
28 years old
Bourbon Cask
44.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
04 Apr 2018 11:52 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 281.63

5 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1989 LT

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.76 points

  1. Othorion scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Pineapple, honeydew melon, wild honey, roasted nuts, lemon juice, vanilla pudding, spicy, gentle, thyme, cough syrup, grated apples, yeast dough, alcohol barely noticeable, at best in the form of a subtle hint of menthol
    • Taste
      Powerful, spicy, creamy, slightly peppery, it has power, coffee, biscuit, tobacco, grapefruit, applesauce with cinnamon, ginger sweets, roasted aromas, roasted nuts
    • Finish
      Long, warming, spicy, with pepper and ginger harmoniously complemented by coffee and honey

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    a nice Bunna in the 89 / 90s ExBC style, reminds me of Wiebers Steamliners 1990 25yo and that is also my problem with this painting here - it just costs almost 100 € more. He is not worth it to me, much too expensive imho.
    • Nose
      fresh lemon rind, melon, pineapple, unripe mango, green cucumber with many tannins (for cucumber), lime, cheesecake with a lot of added custard powder, caramelized sugar crust, toasted fresh wood (still green) - it is very fresh and citrusy with a clear mint note but also a green herbaceous note with the spicy times sometimes easily into the exotic slips - usually it commutes spicy herbaceous to hard mango or kohlrabi, very fresh still lush green wood, tree juice with a slight waxy touch.

      Although the nose is completely unalcoholic indicating higher age, it also brongt many wood notes that I know from under 15yo old Bourbon barrel
    • Taste
      fresh boards, sawdust, tree sap that dry your mouth, behave sweetly, the plant notes and spices are very much in the foreground. Grapefruit peel, lemon juice, tobacco, wax - a lot. fresh wood, a touch of hay, creme brulee
    • Finish
      quite long, comparatively mild and harmonious, very nice Balance of spice and fruit with slightly tingling oak / ginger / pepper charge and long, sustained waxy notes on the palate

  3. DerDennis! scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. wncvirus scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Many fruits, many citruses. Very good smell
    Taste: A lot of citrus fruits with a touch of light smoke. Sometimes, dried fruit will also appear. Fans balanced this smoke in relation to taste. Pretty strong aroma. Very pleasant to receive.
    Rating: 90 | 100 Long fruity finish

  5. Ed Radour scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. pianoman scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Summery fruity. Yellow apples, cantaloupe, nectarines, pineapple. Jelly bananas, a little custard. Lemons, light honey, fresh sawdust.
    • Taste
      Soft with a pleasant spice. Sweet apples, pears, a little honey and white pepper. Butter biscuits, a touch of coconut. White chocolate with almonds.


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