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Overall rating
90.59/100
votes
42
Whiskybase ID
WB141997
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Private Stock
Vintage
08.1988
Bottled
08.2019
Stated Age
30 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead
Number of bottles
212
Strength
43.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 nov 2019 12:52 pm by Whisky_Addicted
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 420.77

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Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1988 DL

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.59 points

  1. Arwen did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    £ 268.98 by Douglas Laing & Co, 12/2020

  2. daverdaz scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Very nice and harmonious bunna !!! Really cool part

  3. gossm01 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    It is of medium viscosity and its bouquet is of moderate intensity. I have aromas of mint, tropical fruits, vanilla, caramel, slightly maritime notes and citrus fruit. A complex malt. Relatively sweet in taste. The alcohol is very well integrated and it has a medium body.

  4. Glenanalyser scored this whisky 86 points Newbie

    • Nose
      89 89
      Quince schnaps, tart, rye daught
    • Taste
      86 86
      Close to the nose, intense
    • Finish
      83 83
      Not so long

  5. nikolajsa@inbox.lv scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
      Fruits, grapes, mint, caramel, vanilla
    • Taste
      90 90
      sweetness, caramel, salt, a little pepper, wood, vanilla
    • Finish
      89 89
      long, sweetness, pepper, wood

  6. Jean_Claude_van_Dram scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    A sensitively aged Bunnahabhain. The refill cask lets the distillate shine. The nose is a treasure.
    • Nose
      94 94
      Mint, fresh cut grass, grape, lychee. Sweet, juicy, refreshing. One to savour.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Salty, oily, distillate led, edges softened by three decades in unassertive wood. With time, a rock candy sweetness develops.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium length, pepper, liquorice.

  7. olegborgol scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    it was not easy to recognize the profile ... the aroma is delicate, fruity-ginger ... the taste is sharp, spices like white pepper and the same ginger, the finish is medium 22-23-22-23

  8. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

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