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Bunnahabhain 23 yo 1990 (47,9%, Archives ‘Fishes of Samoa’ 2014, sherry butt #52, 201 btl.) – 86/100

Bunnahabhain 11 yo 2003 (58,8%, Signatory Vintage for The Bonding Dram and others 2014, sherry butt #1152, 627 btl.) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 (47%, The Whisky Agency ‘Sea Life’ 2012, refill sherry butt, 498 btl.) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain 26 yo 1987 (50,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Mollusc & Medusa’ 2014, refill hogshead, 210 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 34 yo 1980 (45,4%, Sansibar 2014, sherry cask, 220 btl.) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 26 yo 1987 (49,9%, Maltbarn 2014, sherry butt, 121 btl.) – 88/100

Bunnahabhain 33 yo 1980 (45,6%, Whisky-Doris 2013, sherry butt #92, 460 btl.) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 34 yo 1968 ‘Auld Acquaintance’ (43,8%, OB 2002, 2002 btl.) – 94/100

Bunnahabhain 26 yo 1987 (50,2%, Archives 2013, dark sherry cask #2557, 233 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 25 yo 1987 (49,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2013, Fino hogshead, 255 btl.) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 40 yo 1973 (48,5%, The Whiskyman ‘Birthday dram’ aka ‘Ugly Faces’ 2013, 155 btl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 22 yo 1990 (52%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry cask) – 79/100

Bunnahabhain 25 yo (46,3%, OB +/- 2013) – 84/100

Bunnahabhain 40 yo 1973 (50,6%, Archives ‘Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, butt #3463, 156 btl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 21 yo 1991 (48,6%, TheWhiskyCask 2013, bourbon cask) – 88/100

Bunnahabhain 22 yo 1990 (50,4%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry butt) – 88/100

Bunnahabhain 23 yo 1989 (44,1%, Whiskysite.nl 2013, bourbon barrel, 155 btl.) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 25 yo 1969 (53,3%, Signatory Vintage 1995, sherry cask #2025, 140 btl.) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1976 (48,8%, The Whisky Mercenary 2012, 80 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1976 (49,1%, Whisky-Doris 2012, sherry hogshead #6112, 248 btl.) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain Mòine 5 yo 2006 (61,1%, Archives 2012, bourbon hogshead #800041, 264 btl.) – 80/100

Bunnahabhain 40 yo (41,7%, OB 2012, 750 btl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 31 yo 1980 (46,8%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, ref. MoS 12038, 220 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 22 yo 1990 (49,2%, Liquid Treasures 2012, sherry hogshead) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 ‘Dram Together’ (46,5%, The Whiskyman 2011, 120 btl.) – 93/100

Bunnahabhain 20 yo 1990 (54,1%, Master of Malt 2011, sherry butt) – 83/100

Bunnahabhain Bn1 (55,6%, Elements of Islay 2011, 50 cl) – 85/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 (43,8%, Whisky-Fässle 2011, refill sherry cask, joint bottling with Whiskybase) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 (45,7%, The Whisky Agency & Three Rivers Tokyo 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 211 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 31 yo 1980 (46,3%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #13, 177 btl.) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain 38 yo 1973 (50,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry butt #3463, 216 btl.) – 80/100

Bunnahabhain 45 yo 1965 (40%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2010, refill hogshead, 195 btl.) – 85/100

Bunnahabhain Cruach Mhona (50%, OB 2010, travel retail, 100cl) – 75/100

Bunnahabhain 9 yo 2000 (59%, Whisky-Doris 2010, sherry butt, 180 btl.) – 85/100

Bunnahabhain 41 yo 1967 (41,1%, Malts of Scotland 2010, bourbon hogshead #3315, 147 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 41 yo 1968 (40%, Malts of Scotland 2010, bourbon hogshead #12291, 164 btl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1967 (40,5%, The Whisky Agency Private Stock 2010, sherry hogshead, 139 btl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 18 yo (51,4%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, PX cask, 384 btl.) – 81/100

Bunnahabhain 17 yo 1992 (54,4%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #1419, 603 btl.) – 83/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1974 (56,6%, Adelphi 2009, sherry cask #4780, 200 btl.) – 91/100

Bunnahabhain 34y 1974 (59,3%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Perfect Dram I, 300 btl.) – 91/100

There are three Bunnahabhains in the 2009 range from The Whisky Agency. They’re all from the 1970’s and sherry matured, although they’ve used different types of sherry casks. I evaluated all three of them.

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