Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
46.3 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
P0 38977 L5 12:40 16295
Added on
14 Apr 2017 8:33 am by LukasJakubDrabek

Average value

€ 57.27

2 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

147 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 12-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.73 points

  1. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A really nice standard with a very good price-performance ratio. I was not able to find the "smoky note" mentioned in some places at the first taste.
    • Nose
      Spicy herbs and salty sea air can be felt, as well as the scent of a leafy forest floor. I did not have the peat note in the first nose, then came on the second and third Verriechen. With very little water, the hay and peat notes become even stronger.
    • Taste
      The Bunnahabhain comes very oily in the mouth, the herb salt note is dominant and makes it clear: Here I am, coast, Islay. Despite the 46.3%, it is mild. With a little water, it remains nicely oily in the mouth, but it joins a slight menthol freshness to the herbal, salt and forest soil notes.
    • Finish
      Medium to long finish, the self-harmonic basic character works for a while. With water the finish stays long. At the first taste of the Malt benefits in any case from the addition of a teaspoon of water.

  2. HunterRomario scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Alcohol: 46.3%
    Aroma: Spicy warm smell, cocoa, raisins, cinnamon. It is also malt, I feel somewhat sherry hay, hay, milk chocolate. There is also light winds. (85 b)
    Taste: Delicate and full. Milk chocolate, sweet spices, again a little sherry style, sweet wood, cocoa. (85 b)
    Points: 85
    Summary: Excellent, balanced whisky.

  3. Erwin 1971Y scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Very nice standard malt and all-day dram.
    • Nose
      Nut, marzipan, sweetness, malt and very mild pleasant smoke.
    • Taste
      Strong sweetness, nut and malt notes, very fruity.
    • Finish
      Full-bodied, round and sweet, slightly peppery. Medium-length finish.

  6. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85


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