Review 521: Bunnahabhain 1976 39 Year

This whisky is the fifth bottle be acquired with our Online Whisky Collective (Online Whisky Collectief or OWC). The acquisition of this bottle was a very rare opportunity made possible by Thijs Dijkstra (from Drankenspeciaalzaak Bij Thijs). We didn’t have to think about that for even a second and decided to buy this bottle of old old Bunnahabhain. A Bunna that matured for 39 glorious years in 3 sherry butt’s: what can go wrong with that? NOTHING, I can assure you!

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Review 501: Bunnahabhain Ceòbanach 3 Year

This is the 4th whisky of the 2nd edition (2016) of the Whisky ProefOlympics (tasting Olympics) a blind tasting competition based in The Netherlands. Yet again a new whisky for me. Normally I tend to avoid these NAS expressions. But thats the fun of competitions like this: you get the change to taste something you would normally never try. BTW: I have tasted this blind. Well let’s see how this one performed in my glass.

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Review 427: Bunnahabhain 1968 41 Year

I finaly had the change to translate this review into English. So now it’s ready to re-share it with you again.
This was distilled at Bunnahabhain in 1968 and bottled at the age of 41 years (aged in European oak casks 2) by Adelphi in 2010. The result is a thick, viscous, concentrated and very dark complex whiskey.

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Review 418: Bunnahabhain 1980 31 Year

And than there is another sherry matured Bunna in my glass! Ohh what a joy. So far I have never encountered a sherry matured Bunna that I didn’t like (or do I have to say love, haha)

This one was distilled on 21-01-1980 and bottled at 11-01-2012. I can’t understand why they didn’t wait 10 more day’s and call it a 32YO Bunna. But I don’t think it would have made any difference to the smell and taste of this dram. And I’m certainly not complaining 😉

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Review 402: Bunnahabhain 1987 27 Year

This is my first dram bottled by Wemyss Malts. I rather like the simple but elegant looking label and packaging. This whisky bares the whimsical name of “Sea Swept Barnacle” that suggest quite a maritime influence on this whisky. Next to that it’s aged in a single Sherry Butt. Well let’s find out if this has a briny maritime character of not.

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