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Overall rating
84.75/100
votes
63
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
1771950 L5
Barcode
5029704217366
Added on
15 Dec 2018 10:39 am by Reutax
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 45,95

8 × in wishlist

63 × member ratings

186 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 12-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.75 points

  1. drkrylov scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Fresh, sweet. Seaweed, malt.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Soft, supple. Sherry, nutty. A little sweetness, malty, juicy sultana. Slightly coastal.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Sherried, mochaccino, herbal, balanced salty tang.

  2. McBRI scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

  3. MVDW scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    For years not been a big fan of Bunnahabhain by tasting a (bad ..?) Sample of one of their expressions. And I have regretted this ..

    Picked up a bottle for 12 years at the local liquor store in December 2019 and, oh my, how good this stuff is!

    A very delicate and balanced whisky. Sherry tones, nuts, raisins. Good alcohol percentage, not sharp, perfectly drinkable without adding water.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Simo scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Buecherwurm scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    Bunnahabhain 12 WID: 122708
    Abv. 46%, Sherry Butts & Bourbon Barrels, OA
    Nose: full and stimulating saliva, honeydew melon, caramel, wine gum, currant jam, sweaty apples, fine sweetened herbal tea
    Taste: intense sweetness, honey, vanilla, grape must, really great, but a few years more are certainly great, I'm looking forward to the 18s
    Finish: short and sweet, raisins, dates, creamy latte
    Conclusion: For a standard OA really a delicious and very fair priced droplets. He will surely find his way to my shelf, but before that I really have to try the 18s

  6. ahroeen scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I can't think of any other whiskies this age of better value.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Raisins, figs, milk chocolate.
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85
      A bit short, but lovely flavours.

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