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Overall rating
89.75/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB165648
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hunter Laing (HL)
Bottling serie
The Kinship
Vintage
1989
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
30 years old
Number of bottles
451
Strength
45.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 sep 2020 11:33 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 587.11

8 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

14 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1989 HL

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.75 points

  1. daverdaz scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    My order and evaluation of the Kinship 2020 Tasting:

    - Bunnahabhain 30y - 91P
    - Highland Park 30y - 91P
    - Bowmore 30y 30y - 92P
    - Laphroaig 30y - 93P
    - Ardbeg 28y - 93P
    - Caol ila 30y - 92P

  2. malts0343 scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Light straw. Smooth and gentle. Fresh fruits with ripe peaches, pears and hint of honey.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Oily on palate. Full-bodied. Nectar-like. Ending with some gentle wood. A very special expression of Bunnahabain.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, complex and delightful. As simple as that.

  3. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Lots of fruit. Ripe peaches, ripe pears, polish, lemon, honey, oak.
    • Taste
      Sweet, oily, and mellow arrival of rich honey, white and yellow ripe fruit, mild oak, mild polish, herbs.
    • Finish
      Medium short, with oak, floral notes, fruit, honey, and mild herby notes.

  4. GWMingus scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. saothangbay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. klasek scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. daverdaz scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
      Nice nose ....... fruity-fresh and beautifully flowery
    • Taste
      90 90
      Oily and intense. The herbal freshness prevails and is very present with a nice sweetness.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Relatively short with a woody flavor

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