Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Bonner Pfeifen- & Cigarrenhaus (BPCh)
Bottling serie
Heavily Peated
Stated Age
10 years old
Refill Hogshead & PX Sherry Cask
50.0 % Vol.
350 ml
Added on
06 Sep 2016 3:09 pm by TheDramDandy
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 40.08

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Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2006 BPCh

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.30 points

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A very interesting combination. Bunnahabhain, Refill Hogshead & PX Sherry and then heavily peated. The great peat nose is fantastic, the flavor is dominated by tart oak and of course peat. Fine, fine, I like it very much.
    • Nose
      Strong and deep dark, the amber shimmers out of the glass. The amber turns orange with a reddish glow. Long and oily streaks are slowly walking back down the glass wall. A great sight!
      A wonderful peat note immediately mixes with fruity and sweet sherry flavors. The peat becomes more and more intense over time and then completely overrides the sherry flavors. Dark berries try in vain to blaze a trail through the sweet peat aroma, a subtle hint of smoke is noticeable. The alcohol starts to tickle my nose slowly, I imagine smelling orange flavors. I can smell for hours on this sweet and fruity peat nose.
    • Taste
      Oak flavors dominate the first impression before the full load of peat discharges in the mouth. Short comes fruity sweetness through the spicy wood, then only peat follows. Slowly, tart oak tones are noticeable, a walnut aroma mixes with the now bitter peat. Wet leaves and earthy notes crowd through a subtle hint of smoke, a mixture of peat and harsh wood now dominates the taste.
    • Finish
      Dry and dry, the finish begins. Spicy oak notes and fine peat flavors are zealous, a slightly bitter nut flavor is above all else. Again wet leaves and earthy forest soil. Again and again, fruity sweetness penetrates through the tart notes. The finish sounds slow and leaves a bitter aroma.

  2. Archer scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    He shares destiny with many other peated whisky that has been "sunk" by an independent bottler for some time in a sherry keg: hard on the too much limit. Blindly, I would not have recognized Bunna here, the sherry keg is very dominant and unmistakably sets the stamp on whisky. The sample I had was pretty good for slipping away, but I could not give myself a whole bottle of it; the drinking distances should be so great that I would probably have finished the whisky in the end.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Dried and sulphured plums, red grapes, raisin bread. A not so intense smoky note that lays pleasantly around the aforementioned aromas. Mild spice note.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Creamy onset with a now much more intense smoke than in the nose. Black cherries, plums, raisins. Slightly peppery. Sweet licorice. The malt is sweet and just scratching on the red line too sweet.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium long, with sweet fruits and a mentholy note. The initially intense smoke on the tongue has now completely disappeared, absorbed by juicy, sweet, red fruits.

  3. wbarchive_104650 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    After a long time I poured the pipe Bunna from Bonn again ... Tasty tasty. Currently 89 points, but the trend is rising.

  4. ARDBERG scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    This Bunna was PXed to death, for my taste:

    hardly noticable as a whisky anymore, more a stronger PX sherry

    as such and, boy, it's sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet.

    The intensity is great and keeps my rating just above 80.

  5. malthead-sven scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    excellent and exactly my taste, actually needs no water, very harmonious in a positive sense and this with the necessary severity
    • Nose
      Roasting chestnuts, smoky BBQ sauce on spare ribs, sugar beet syrup, the smoke is not Islay typical but is expressed in strong toasted notes, roasted almonds and hazelnuts, dusty-woody-sweet, with water Chalk and new leather, woody
    • Taste
      heavy and mouth-filling, at the same time soft and pleasant, the smoke retains, brown sugar, becoming spicier
    • Finish
      wonderfully balanced, neither the smoke nor the heavy PX barrel gain the upper hand, medium in the finish and later slightly herbaceous on the cheeks

  6. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very tasty, very barrel-loaded, not really heavily peated, if someone had given me this as the new Emperor's Way from Elsburn, then I would have had no doubts, it goes really very much in a similar direction
    • Nose
      The Bunna starts right away with a full load of sherry, there is a lot of chocolate, then malt, then apple followed by a hint of banana, it gets greasy, it is also quite musty, the smoke is really not very strong and just is to find in the smoked bacon, some sulfur, every time I smell a different aroma pops out at me, now the PX strikes full, raisins, cocoa, it gets sweeter, a fresh, minty impression can also be found, now it has too more acid, which brings us back to malt, very changeable
    • Taste
      Oily, full-bodied, sweet, wow, intense, sticky, PX, raisins, caramel, chocolate, I just have to think about Glen Els from the profile, light smoke on the palate that is getting stronger
    • Finish
      the smoke is now ashy and more dominant, still sweet, creamy, a little chocolate, medium-long and very pleasant

  7. dramidaris scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Othorion scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  9. MacArthur did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I would not say "This Bunna was PXed to death", but that he can tolerate a teaspoon of water. At least that's what I thought last night.

  10. Conmai scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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


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