Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old

Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old
WhiskyBunnahabhain 12 Year Old
CountryScotland
RegionIslay
TypeSingle Malt
Age12 years old
Abv46.3%
Rating 83/100
Reviews of Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old
says on November 17, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 73/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Yellow gold

General description

light body

says on September 22, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

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says on September 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Tawny

General description

Strong caramel and pepper tasting note, solid finish. The traditional Islay notes come out with a bit of water.

Nose

Caramel

Palate

Sherry, pepper, caramel. Sea salt can be discerned after a bit of water is added.

Finish

Brandy, leather

says on July 31, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Burnished

General description

so this was a lovely experience...
Sherry, vanilla, spicy caramel, tobacco, peat, salt and warm feeling when I taste this

says on July 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Toll! Frisch. passt gut zum sommer. zitrus, Frucht.

says on June 29, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Good nose, very smooth, strong vanilla and honey. Very slight spice in after-taste. Great value

says on May 5, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

strong, would have expected more peat for an Islay, I smell berries but I'm a little bit disappointed to be honest...

says on April 8, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Fragrant nose, fruity, honey, hint of plastic. Vanilla and caramel on the palate. Thick and tongue coating. Long finish of flowers and very slight hint of smoke.

says on April 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Smooth and sweet. Caramelly taste.

says on March 21, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Amber

General description

Nose: Sherry, caramel, salt, toffee.
Mouth: Oily, caramel, creamy, little salt.
Finish: Short, oak spice. Dry.

says on March 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Burnished

General description

This is a very tasty dram. Warming, rich a small amount of sherry with subtle hints of smoke.

says on March 2, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Real good

says on March 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

+

says on February 10, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

good as far as islays go but not a fa of the taste profile

says on January 20, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

real good

says on December 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

nice with a slight rum flavour

says on December 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

one of the best whiskies on the planet. Salted caramel, creme brulee, toasted marshmellow, vanilla and salt, a tiny touch of peat smoke. drink it all day long

says on November 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Compare next to HP12

Nose

Dried fruit-prunes and raisins, chewy, orange zest

Palate

Vanilla with clove and allspice, creamy delicious

Finish

Spicy with pleasant heat.

says on November 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

nutty, raisins and herbs smell. distinct cellar stale air and moonshine notes too, but nicely composed.
in taste nuts, sweet leather. hint of pepper and spice. herbal and hoppy finish. it is good simple whisky. maybe too simple

says on November 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Best Islay whisky I have tasted. Smokey but smooth.

says on October 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Didn't particularly fancy the 46% alcohol which is on the high side and producing too fiery a taste.

says on October 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Deep copper

General description

A lot of heat. Short finish. Not great. Think I might have a bad batch

Nose

Varnish

Palate

Pepper and heat. Subtle oak flavours

says on August 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Tawny

General description

Very nice dram with a fantastic, mysterious sherry nose that falls a bit behind on the palate. Altogether a great entry level Scotch.

Nose

Dark fruits with plums, black cherries, spicy with cinnamon, black pepper and nutmeg. Also a nice nuttyness. Very pleasing, sweet and ripe.

Palate

Spicy, adstringend and a bit watery (at least not very oily). Red fruits and malt. Little warm woodsmoke. Not as fullbodied and complex as the nose. Almonds and brown sugar. With longer stay in the mouth it becomes salty.

Finish

Intensive nutty aftertaste with a metallic bitterness but really nice.

says on August 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Sweet, colourful, tasty, exelent. 90 is a lot maybe. But I really love this distillery and whisky.

says on June 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Etwas Schärfe, schön ausgewogener Rauch, fruchtig.

says on May 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

touch of smoke, baby spike, quality. will try more of bunnas stuff

says on May 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Solid Scotch with balanced smoke and fruit flavor

says on April 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 73/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

candle proeverij,
rokerig door cherryvaten, bijna lakritz

says on March 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Medizinisch rauchiger sehr ausgewogener Whisky mit langem Abgang und toller Schärfe.

says on March 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Tawny

General description

a bit sweeter and smokey than I expected, has a hint of cherry and oak

says on February 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

expected more from bunna

says on February 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Very nice grainy malt with sufficient body and hints of spice

says on January 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

spicy fine taste

says on January 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

A very intense Whisky with a bit of smoke and an explosion of taste. Sweet and long finish.

says on January 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

spicy notes on the nose easy smooth whisky with some floral aftertaste

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

always a good bottle.

says on December 23, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

boozy Sherry finish with faint smoke.

says on November 23, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Malty, sweet and intriguing on the nose. Some sherry influence in the background but not too complex. Opens up beautifully with a few drops of water. No smoke, but dried fruit and Christmas cake flavours make this one quite a pleasant dram.

says on September 30, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Gin clear

General description

Very fine whisky. Malty/smoky smell at first, sherry as well. Smoky in the taste, but very worthy and smooth finish.

Nose

sherry, smoke, malt

Palate

smoke, malt

Finish

smooth

says on September 8, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Nice colour, dark amberly. Smooth, round taste with small herbs. Little peated in the finish.

says on May 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

lovely fruity (dark berries) with some wood and a hint of medicinal flavour in the back with a nice warm medium long finish. a very decent allrounder that can be enjoyed by the experienced malthead but also a perfect step up for those who tried the usual suspects, and are looking for more

says on March 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Excellent Islay whisky, less peaty than a Laphroaig or Ardbeg, yet still recognizable as a product of my favorite region of Scotland. A subtle and complex blend of flavors that evokes the maritime nature of Islay, as befits the old sea captain who champions the brand.

says on February 5, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Tawny

General description

Very nice,another falvor of islay.
less peaty and more another falvor.
Drink it will want to eat some food

says on February 2, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Peat smoke and the taste of grass and herbs

says on October 28, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Nice smooth, a little petey

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Flavour profile

  • Sherry
  • Sweet
  • Sulphur
  • Salt
  • Malt
  • Caramel
  • Spice
  • Sea
  • Fruit
  • Oak
  • Wood
  • Vanilla
  • Smoke
  • Bitter
  • Good
  • Floral
  • Coffee
  • Sugar
  • Orange
  • Medium finish
  • Honey
  • Delicate
  • Chocolate
  • Amber
  • Peat
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