• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Bunnahabhain
  • Age 33 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 45.9%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • tropical
  • leather
  • sherry
  • fruit
  • woody
  • lemon
  • peaty
  • pineapple
  • smoky

Bunnahabhain

33 Year Old 1979 - The Octave (0.7l, 45.9%)
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  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Bunnahabhain
  • Age 33 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 45.9%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • tropical
  • leather
  • sherry
  • fruit
  • woody
  • lemon
  • peaty
  • pineapple
  • smoky
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Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Investigating -- and to the surprise and thrill of everyone -- they found a single cask of Whisky in storage that no one knew about. It was now aged a full 40 years.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Investigating -- and to the surprise and thrill of everyone -- they found a single cask of Whisky in storage that no one knew about. It was now aged a full 40 years.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
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