Tag Archives: Bunnahabhain

Review: Six recent Wemyss Malts releases reviewed

February and March saw two sets of single cask releases from Wemyss Malts, a bumper crop which includes two bottlings at cask strength.   I’ve been lucky enough to able to review six of the recent releases, so without further … Continue reading

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News & Review: Bunnahabhain Ceòbanach

‘Smoky Mist’ descends… Bunnahabhain Introduces Limited Release Ceòbanach Regulars will know I’m a big fan of Bunnahabhain, I always have been… Bunna 12yo was one of the drams that started me on my journey. Therefore imagine my excitement to get hold of … Continue reading

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Review: 3 x Wemyss Malts recent releases (’82 Bowmore, ’91 Bunnahabhain, ’88 Invergordon)

(For my reviews, please read on…) For those of you that follow Wemyss Malts you’ll know that they release various bottlings a few times a year, and the most recent summer releases include some real beauties including a single grain single … Continue reading

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Review: Bunnahabhain – 26yo – Lady of the Glen

Bunnahabhain – 26yo – (IB) Lady of the Glen – 50.01% Lady of The Glen’s first Islay release. Distilled on the 16th November 1987 and aged in a single refill American Bourbon cask, number 2470. It has been bottled at … Continue reading

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Review: “The Bosun’s Dram” Bunnahabhain by Wemyss Malts

Bunnahabhain – ‘The Bosun’s Dram’ 1997/2013 (16yo) – Wemyss Malts – 46% Wemyss released five new single casks in April ’14, for details head here. However, on to the review of one of those releases! Colour: Full golden. Nose: Earthy … Continue reading

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Review: Bunnahabhain 25 Year Old

Bunnahabhain 25yo OB 46.3% So I was recently chatting with someone who suggested I should review more main stream bottlings that are bottled by the distilleries, rather than ultra expensive malts that are either limited release, or other malts bottled by … Continue reading

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Review: Wemyss Malts – Seaweed on the Rocks (Bunnahabhain) – 1991

Continuing my look at Wemyss Malts pre-Christmas releases, today I’m reviewing… Seaweed on the Rocks (Bunnahabhain) – 1991/22yo – 46% Colour: Yellow to gold. Nose: Chinese? It’s sweet, and sour! Costal with just a hint of smoke. Palate: Spices build … Continue reading

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Review: Three Wemyss Malts Revewied (’01 Bunnahabhain, ’82 Inchgower & ’96 Longmorn)

Wemyss is pronounced ‘Weems’ and comes from the Gaelic word for caves. They’re a well respected independent whisky bottler, and soon to be distillery owner with Kingsbarns Distillery in the building (as I write this). I’ve been lucky enough to review three Wemyss … Continue reading

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Mini Review: Three Feis Ile 2013 Whiskies Reviewed (Laphroaig, Bruichladdich & Bunnahabhain)

Laphroaig – Cairdeas 2013 Port Wood Edition – 51.30% Let’s call this a dapper golden pink in colour. Laphroaig on the nose, but just slightly restrained, gentle peat and fruit jostling together, not so much tcp. Smooth malty peat, slightly … Continue reading

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Blog: Five Independently Bottled Bunnahabhains Reviewed

Bunnahabhain I’ve recently posted a mini series of five reviews of independently bottled Bunnahabhains, all of which have their own charm. Please see individual reviews for tasting notes. The bottlings featured were: 21yo Oloroso Cask – The Maltman 23yo/1989 – … Continue reading

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