The Exclusive Malts 1991 Bunnahabhain 21 Year Old – Review

*Thanks to SF and the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. While watching the recent documentary on Los Angeles' Sound City, I almost passed out in shock when I realized that 1991 was 22 years ago. It's not that 22 years is such a long time, it's just that the 22 years in … Continue reading The Exclusive Malts 1991 Bunnahabhain 21 Year Old – Review

Master of Malt 1990 Bunnahabhain 20 Year Old – Review

Thanks to the excellent people at Master of Malt for the sample. At the recent SMWSA Extravaganza in Chicago, I overheard a guy telling his buddies that he preferred "Breech-laddick", and then expressed his disappointment at not seeing that particular brand at the show. Now, I can only assume that he meant Bruichladdich, and while … Continue reading Master of Malt 1990 Bunnahabhain 20 Year Old – Review

Recap – Signatory Tasting presented by the Whisky Shop, 6.17.10

Ed Kohl and Signatory hosted a great tasting, appropriately enough, at the Presidio Golf Club here in San Francisco. Presented by the fantastic Whisky Shop in a dark wood room looking over the (windswept) Richmond neighborhood and green links of the course, Mr. Kohl gave a great, detailed look into the Scotch making process and … Continue reading Recap – Signatory Tasting presented by the Whisky Shop, 6.17.10

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old – Review

One day, I'll make it to Islay and when I do, I'm going to make a point to visit Bunnahabhain and the little village next door, established to give a home to the employees of the distillery when it was first opened in 1881. Located in the remote Northeast corner of Islay, Bunnahabhain overlooks the … Continue reading Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old – Review