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Overall rating
82.00/100
votes
40
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Archives (Arc)
Bottling serie
Anniversary Release
Vintage
12.2006
Bottled
09.2012
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
800041
Number of bottles
264
Strength
61.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Dec 2012 1:43 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 33,00

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40 × member ratings

35 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2006 Arc

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.00 points

  1. Sonett scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Young with a hint of new make, peat and smoke, coastal seaweed, flowers and bread
    • Taste
      Sweet entry with growing smokiness and soft spices. Slightly salty and fruity
    • Finish
      Medium long mainly with spices and smoke

  2. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    N: young, new spirit, briny, seaweed and some pepper
    T: briny, very peaty, new spirit, spices and even vinegar
    F: vanilla, cookies and liquorice

  3. pilgrim77 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Youthful and fresh nose, that reminded me a bit of recent 3/4yo kilchoman drams I`ve tasted (although not quite up to the same level): wafts of peat mingling with fruity new-make spirit. Water brought through more malty tones, but the core nose remained essentially unchanged. Very fiery and untamed on the palate without water. Water tamed the fire and released earthy aspects mixed with spice and pepper. A bit of time in the glass added old leather and tobacco. Medium length finish with peat lingering towards the very end. 
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. michielschneider scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    Very young spirit, yet surprisingly long and strong in the mouth. It is easy on the nose, with familiar Islay smells (in the making).

    The heavy alcohol somewhat diminishes the sweetness that come with the Bunna but it`s finish is pretty awesome for such a young and thin spirit. 

    I think it takes courage to release a spirit of this age, especially on such a new label but the boys have done good. Another hit for the Archives bunch. No bad, lads, no bad.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

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