Posts Tagged “Bunnahabhain”

Travel Retail NAS at Its Best: Bunnahabhain Cruach-Mhòna

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Travel Retail NAS at Its Best: Bunnahabhain Cruach-Mhòna

No! Just because it’s NAS does not mean it’s not good. On the other hand, travel retail has become the proving ground for many new NASty experiments. So what have we here? Bunnahabhain, the “other” Islay distillery, has a peated expression here to take on the best of the traditional Islay expressions. I haven’t had the Toiteach…

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Bunnahabhain 16 Year Old Manzanilla Cask Whisky Tasting Notes

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Bunnahabhain 16 Year Old Manzanilla Cask Whisky Tasting Notes

Bunnahabhain, the South African owned “other” Islay distillery, produces mostly unpeated whisky, yet has it’s own character due to the closeness to the distillation process and an affinity for long term maturation in special casks. At Bunnahabhain, they run the relatively large stills at only 47% of capacity, to increase copper contact and get more…

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One Quick Dram: Bunnahabhain XXV

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One Quick Dram: Bunnahabhain XXV

I came out of my first tasting of this whisky, which was last in a lineup which included the Glenlivet Archive 21, Glenfiddich Gran Reserva 21, Glenfarclas 21, Jura 21, White & MacKay 30, The Balvenie PortWood 21 and this expression, without really feeling I got to the bottom of this dram. Thus, I arranged a second tasting…

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