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Overall rating
89.14/100
votes
52
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC)
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
11 years old
Number of bottles
167
Strength
59.8 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Bottled for
Kirsch Whisky Exclusive
Added on
27 Aug 2018 11:52 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 95.90

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94 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain Batch 11 TBWC

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.14 points

  1. Sleinn nam Ffoh did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    What plan is pursued, if you give this of the basic values ​​and the description of apparently quite ordinary whisky without justification sometimes significantly less than 80 points?

    Should it be due to extreme miss notes or the like, then a reference to it would be really fair ....

  2. Dottore scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    One of those rare whiskys where the perfect spirit has found its perfect barrel and has probably seen the light of the bottle at the perfect moment: the nose is beautiful, an exotic symphony of mango, coconut, vanilla and rum fruit. It's just not so much the classic Sherrynoten who come here. An earthiness and dirtiness coupled with the Caribbean touch and a slight salty maritime make my nose an absolute experience. In the mouth, this dirty character gets and he stays on the sweet-spicy side. A bit of pepper tickles the tongue tip minimal, but the 59.8% are barely noticeable, the alcohol is great integrated, water I do not need. In the finish, it is then slightly bitter, but the sweetness, exotic fruit and spice come back wave like. And again light saltiness. Great malt, which will certainly taste even better in the cold season. Fantastic fabric, 96 points

  3. LDB scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Notes from a blind date with Ursula Undress.
    She can do something on the sheet, even if I roughly misjudged - my tip was: exSherry, at least 25yo, Highlands, possibly Clynelish.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Cheri, sherry lady, deep sea beauty, that means I hang my trunk deep into the snifter to sniff out delicious sweetness, a subtle cherry and raspberry perfume has put on the good one and is still rubbed with beeswax balm.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Oh laa, the first tongue kiss! Tough and cheeky, but so smooth and elegant, ripe fruit flavors draw viscous over my taste buds like nothing good!
    • Finish
      87 87
      Now I have to sulk slightly, it was so nice with her, now eat away quickly, only a clue of the little sin remains.
      (Erotic notes inspired by ASWhisky style)

  4. mordread scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    I believe 98 points is still not enough. Let's make it 108...

    The unspectacular and rather disappointing Bunna.

  5. MacCaroni scored this whisky 98 points Member Senior

    The named buddy is me. Fully confirmed.

    And BEFORE our rating, we gave up yet another joint bulk order.

    Great interaction of sweet and spicy elements, very nice filling. Very nice nose, great mouthfeel, long finish and a fine after-taste that lasts a long time.

    Actually perfect in its price range, very deserved 98 points.

  6. WhiskySpring scored this whisky 99 points Member Senior

    Just tasted intense with my buddy ...

    Clear disadvantage: The bottle is much too small.

    Otherwise an absolute dream. Indescribably diverse, complex and very delicious.

    An absolute highlight this year, maybe even * the * highlight ever for this year. If I had not thought of the key data at first, is not exactly a bargain. However, worth every penny - very big movie!

    Access, 167 bottles are sure to be gone soon ...

    update:
    Increased to 99 points, this filling really fulfills everything I can expect in this price range (and a really good piece about it). The missing point for the missing outer packaging, box, fretwork ...

  7. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    yes is delicious and straightforward - I do not have to court that long, that he shows his advantages, but I do not really understand the hype about the pulleys - I think of some 10-20yo SMWS malts that exactly in this intense fruity barrel-driven notch beat and that for 55-85GBP for the 0.7Liter bottle

    Even if it is delicious - I still taste the youth, well packaged, but he is kidding, has spearmint and the throat is from time to time a delicate metallic note - can not understand the 97Points ratings - and a "price bonus point" has the Bottle not earned - solid, inexpensive just like that.
    • Nose
      89 89
      very sweet and intense, yellow fruit, pudding with vanilla, very sweet lemon, also dried fruit like date and fig - light fresh wood - rather herbaceous
    • Taste
      88 88
      I just pondered about Virgine Oak - here he already acts like a "yellow" sherry keg - sticky sweet, yummy, somehow youthful fresh but no alcoholic youth and no metallic bitterness - that is delicious and very very tasty, fruits and tart notes dancing , some chili, very nice.
    • Finish
      86 86
      to the thick sticky fruity sweetness comes in the finish a very clear mint note, laurel, juniper - is also easy in the herb bitterness

  8. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    A very unusual and seductive-fine whisky from the fruit cake bakery department. Full-slender nose, full of power and yet differentiated-dense in the mouth and the finish rounds off this overall picture. A highly enjoyable 94-point malt.

    With a little water, the malt becomes flowery-brighter and slightly "soapy" in the nose, on the other hand, the oak is a bit more present. On the palate, it also stays at the flowery impression, the tingling sharpness is now noticeably, but the printed cake impression remains overall, even in the finish. Who is not used to cask strengths, should try that, all the others are in my opinion better with the pure version.
    • Nose
      94 94
      Potted cake with apricots, apple crumble. Some cinnamon, juicy-ripe light grapes. From behind sneaks some oak, a light fresh breeze animates the scenery. Over time, then comes some more cardamom with only a little clove. Very tempting cake-fruity and so not what you would expect from a Bunnahabhain. First impression: Mehlspeis as Malt.
    • Taste
      94 94
      Now, the 59.8% press immediately and inferior to the apricot cake with a strong tingle. Absolutely stormy - here he is reminiscent of the formidable TWE-Pulteney (ID: 110534), which despite all the power and rebellion never conceals the different sherry flavors. This Bunna is again apricot, apple crumble, a little cinnamon and clove. No trace of bitterness, no salt, no smoke. Something oak provides for further spice from a distance.
    • Finish
      93 93
      For a long time, the fruit cake pancake with cinnamon and clove remains the most present on the finish, supplemented by some light oak.

  9. Gloin scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A very complex and exciting smell. The variety of flavors and the constant interplay is almost overwhelming, at least challenging, makes the whisky very exciting, but at the same time little tangible, it lacks a little bit of harmony.
    In the mouth, the profile is slightly clearer, tart sour fruits with a slight bitterness dominate.
    The finish is very long and is dominated by the oak astonishingly for the age.
    The whisky leaves me a bit helpless. The lack of harmony in the nose bothers me, but the whisky is incredibly complex, which makes it interesting and exciting. The whisky is like a research object, there is always something new to discover, but sometimes you just want to enjoy it. In any case, it is unique.
    • Nose
      Citrus flavors, very delicate but present smoke, motor oil, tart herbs such as rosemary, orange, then vanilla, the scent of a meadow, a hint of lavender, woodruff, almonds, pudding, very changeable, the dominant note changes with each breath ...
    • Taste
      Delicate onset, sweet and sour sharpness spreads, bitterness, orange and a hint of grapefruit, chocolate, orange peel and a hint of sulfur, sorrel, white condimento balsamico, malt, light beer
      In the second sip the impressions become darker, citrus fruits become red fruits, raspberries and blackberries, the overall picture becomes sweeter.
    • Finish
      Tart oak notes dominate the finish, the fruit recedes, it leaves the impression of orange peel and apple peel, even the bright, tart beer remains, slightly bitter roasted aromas remain on the palate

  10. didi1893 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    This Bunnahabhain Batch 11 is really extraordinary and extremely exotic. Dried, preserved in rum fruits are dominating the whole time in the foreground, the fruit flavors are rather a bit dirty, dark and characterized by rancid wood. In the mouth, the Bunna is incredibly oily and creamy. For an 11-year-old malt, I find this filling very complex, complex and full of character. Several times word literally runs in my mouth. Even as I write these lines, the oily and rancid fruit flavors on the palate sound. Yes, this Bunnahabhain is something special and extremely delicious, although I can not give this bottling more than 91 points.

    23/23/23/22 (91P)
    • Nose
      Sated amber shines from the premium snifter, on the glass wall sticks an oily and tough streaks from the long "legs" solve and relatively quickly back flow back into the glass. From the glass raises sweet fruit aroma and exudes its bewitching aroma from afar. Roasted flavors mingle with dark apricot and old caramel, dried berries and grapes are placed in rum. Cinnamon powder falls on velvety vineyard peach while slowly releasing a tropical fruity note from the fruit inlaid in rum, echoes of coconut flakes and mango show up. The nose becomes oily and creamy, caramelized sugar is dissolved by multivitamin juice, a handful of hazelnuts sink into rum with a fine coconut note. The salivation begins slowly, spicy wood tones crystallize out of the beguilingly sweet fruit note. I could smell for hours on this sweet and fruity nose.
    • Taste
      Creamy and oily, the first sip flows over the tongue. Shortly sun-drenched sweet fruits rest on the tongue, then suddenly tart and rancid wood tones dress the palate, earthy and dirty dark roast aromas and dried berries and grapes spread on the tongue. A distinctive sharpness slides over the tongue, white pepper burns discreetly on the palate, slightly musty and rancid aromas become more intense. Again, my salivation is stimulated ... Oily and creamy ranzige and dirty wood tones in the saliva, from the dark and now also dirty fruit notes dissolve more and more roasted aromas, a hint of sulfur and old nut flavors come to bear.
    • Finish
      Oily and creamy, the dried fruits in rum live on the palate, the rancid aroma increases, butter, earthy tones and spicy bitter wood flow through the lower jaw. Lightly grassy walnuts, hints of wet foliage and will be remembered for a long time, every now and then I have to think about exuberant bacon. Even now in the aftermath my salivation is stimulated several times massively ...

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