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Overall rating
86.89/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Natural Colour | Cask Strength
Vintage
23.10.2014
Bottled
28.01.2019
Stated Age
04 years old
Casktype
Dechar/Rechar Hogshead
Casknumber
10681
Number of bottles
261
Strength
60.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Staoisha Heavily Peated
Bottled for
Kirsch Whisky
Added on
01 Apr 2019 11:53 am by old-smokey
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 40,73

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20 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2014 SV Staoisha

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.89 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    a juvenile peat bomb, but this time tastes like only 4 years. No comparison to the clear, clean and direct note of this Staoisha here:
    https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/117708/bunnahabhain-2014-dd-staoisha

    The rating may be a little hard, but he did not trigger enthusiasm with me.
    • Nose
      Young, fresh, citrus and surprisingly light. Of course, there is peat, but the nose is more youthful, citrus and somehow a bit of yogurt. Almost a bit too young, no wonder after 4 years, but I had other young ones already. Water makes your nose even more scary.
    • Taste
      pure very directly, peat, ash, a little burnt plastic, citrus, very full on the 12th Too pretty dirty, new makig. Goes well with his 60%. With water a little less direct, but little change.
    • Finish
      Tart, peaty, dirty, ashy, youthful, licorice, some maggic herb and after adding water also mint.

  2. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    Alright, a few more years would do him good
    • Nose
      quite stinging in the nose even with water; Smoke; citrus; Malt; Aroma rather weak, all supported by a strong alcoholic strength
    • Taste
      Smoke; Oak (burnt oak) citrus;
      undiluted, a little sweeter and spicier;
    • Finish
      citrus; Smoke; getting a little bitter; light oak, oak becomes a little spicier and stronger; warms the esophagus;
      Smoke becomes drier (like a smoldering campfire)

  4. besar scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. Jeadrick scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

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