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Overall rating
84.00/100
votes
2
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Bottling serie
The Octave
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
Sherry Octave Cask Finish
Casknumber
3812171
Number of bottles
72
Strength
53.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Mar 2016 3:25 pm by chlinatele
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 81.60

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Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2008 DT

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.00 points

  1. chlinatele scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Lemon, honey sweet, sherry ...
    I personally like Jung Bunna
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Tauti did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    The alcohol is not integrated well additional there is a bitter taste in your mouth which stays for about a minute after sipping.

    But I couldn't smell any sherry notes.. 
    • Nose
      Honey, citrus, straw (guinea pig cage?), cold ashes
    • Taste
      Again honey followed by cold ashes, citrus (lemon here), bitter and alcohol
    • Finish
      long and bitter

  3. Segens scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Too young! If you would need to phrase it in two words that is what I would say! The dram is interesting and for 7 years it has a lot to offer. The Octave Casks are small and therefore deliver a lot of power to this dram. Nevertheless it has too much of this metallic glue smell and taste that young Bourbon Casks (Yes Bourbon actually I do not see a lot of Sherry Influence here) are providing and can be skipped via maturity.. Minimum 5 more years and this cask would have been much better I guess
    • Nose
      Lemon fruits (oranges, lime, mandarine), honey and also some glue in the back.

      Give this dram some seconds!
    • Taste
      quite fruity but too sharp, too agressive and also too metallic
    • Finish
      Especially the finish is too bitter !

  4. chlinatele scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Young but interesting
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

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