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Overall rating
86.50/100
votes
5
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
Bottling serie
Berrys'
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
20 years old
Casknumber
5525
Strength
46.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
14 Oct 2012 12:05 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 80,00

5 × in wishlist

5 × member ratings

7 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1991 BR

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.50 points

  1. Georges scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Georges scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Toffee, sweet, sherry, mint, fruity (bananas, pears), smoke
    • Taste
      Peat smoke, sweet vanilla, fruity (apples, bananas), spicy (cinnamon) 
    • Finish
      Medium long, a little smoke, spicy (mint), vanilla, fresh oak

  3. Angelos did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Review from Ralfy:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9KcQWkC4gc&feature=youtu.be

  4. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    N: Fruity mature whisky with a touch of fusty peatiness. Bourbon summer fruits dominate lead by potent ripe apples and light straw coupled with oily, peaty malt. Fantastic thick potent nose.
    T: Opens with taut apple skin and satsumas with rich malty/spirity sweetness pouring through. Fruity, fluffy, waxy, oily maltiness develops. Then theres more waxy/malty/oily development.
    F: Taut apple skin returns - fresh and fruity to the last with malt=oak dancing alongside.
    C: A very good Bunna, A single cask 20yo for £77 [Jan ’15] proves there’s still value and provenance to be had from the independents in an age of heavily marketed and over-inflated official bottlings.

    Scores a B+

  5. Timo scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Bunnahabhain is probably the most underrated whisky in Islay malts. This distillery produces exceptional malts whose appreciation is usually neglected. A very fine Islay malt.
    • Nose
      slightly pungent, grassy, ​​flowery, iodine, woody, smoke, peat
    • Taste
      light almond, peat, smoke, round, malty, spicy
    • Finish
      long finish, dry, pleasant, spicy, oily, smoky

  6. Ralph Hiltrup did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    "The enchanting nose gives fruit notes with a

    little marzipan, some jute cloth and spice. The palate is layered, rich

    with building sooty intensity as the flavours displayed on the nose

    develop. This is beautifully intense with a classy lingering finish."

    BB&R  (http://www.bbr.com/products-14448-1991-berrys-own-selection-bunnahabhain?list_tab_F=RI)

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