Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Whisky Chamber (WCh)
Bottling serie
vol. III
First Fill Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
57.7 % Vol.
500 ml
Added on
27 mar 2013 4:57 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 51.90

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9 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky reviews for buair an diabhail of Islay tempt the devil

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.17 points.

  1. LordBellamy scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    With water: No, he definitely doesn't need it!

    Conclusion: A board that is more complex than the first nose would suggest. Give him time, a cold winter's day outside, maybe a fire in the fireplace and you can enjoy the whisky. The only troublesome troubles are the bitter walnut notes in the finish. If I had to guess, I would bet on a Lagavulin here
    • Nose
      89 89
      beautiful, somewhat dirty peat mass that immediately makes you think of the Isaly south coast, "hug a bear", to quote an old master, followed by a great sweetness that reminds of caramel, some wild strawberries, vanilla and biscuit dough and coconut flakes, strong alcohol, but this carries the whisky well and is not really spicy or disturbing, with a little time blood orange then fights through the peat, which also keeps changing towards tar
    • Taste
      88 88
      Vanilla, some fruit, then the strong peat takes command, lightly burnt notes, caramel and oak
    • Finish
      86 86
      Long and intense, the peat fire blazes beautifully, but after a while it becomes quite bitter on the palate, like burnt walnut kernels

  2. wbarchive_104650 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Oh, oh, oh ... a dangerously tasty cow whisky. Or as the last bouncer.
    • Nose
      Violent smoke rises from the glass. In addition delicious caramel and toffee. A little bit of vanilla and forest honey. The alcohol is fully there.
    • Taste
      Less smoky and alcoholic than the nose suggests. Very creamy and somehow restrained. Overall, very harmonious. Now comes a little oak. Slightly dry.
    • Finish
      The finish is a bit smoother again, but comes from the intensity but not to the nose. Now it gets really spicy and bitter. The finish is also pretty long. Again vanilla and caramel.


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