Overall rating
81.50/100
votes
2
Whiskybase ID
WB140209
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
The marriage of Candy and Sandy
Vintage
22.10.2008
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
10.177
Number of bottles
230
Strength
62.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
08 oct 2019 9:10 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 221.96

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Whisky reviews for Bunnahabhain 2008 SMWS 10.177

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 81.50 points.

  1. DrunkDude scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    A very bad dram.
    • Nose
      78 78
      The prickly heat powder, vegetables, a little bit of honey, citrus, gasoline, and low-molecular-weight aldehydes after the bath are too strong and have not been aged enough. 78
    • Taste
      79 79
      Coconut sugar, gasoline dried kiwi, black pepper, white sugar, time is not enough. 79
    • Finish
      79 79
      Woody tannins, a little bitter orange. 79

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  3. Tauti did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS notes:

    Delicate notes of spring flowers paved the way with spearmint freshness towards sticky candyfloss and Danish pastries with custard. From there a sweet and savoury duality commenced as salted popcorn and roast chicken on a sandy beach jostled with pancakes with lemon and strawberries. Subtle spices brought rye bread with pink peppercorns and sugar-coated fennel seeds whilst delightfully oily textures layered brazil nuts with asparagus fried in butter. Water brought forward more salty and citrusy notes followed by poppy seed coated bread. Then back came the sweetness as white chocolate fused with Black Forest gateau. Finally, we found thin slices of parma ham wrapped around cereal bars and a touch of liquorice stick to finish.

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