Bunnahabhain Pedro Ximenez Finish Limited Release
Added on Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:39 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: 14 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 2003 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 54.30 % Region: Islay
  Price: $110 Availability: Specialty Stores
Released in 2017 alongside a brandy-finished edition, this was aged second fill "sherry casks" before spending the final 3 years in PX. As of 2018 you can still find it on some shelves, but there's little left.
Member Ratings and Notes
Cloyingly sweet and slightly farty. It's like a glass of Mrs. Butterworth's, but not in the best of ways. A good helping of maple syrup, then pomegranate. And I just can't drink a lot of it. I don't hate it, and it's not bad... it's good whisky and worth a taste... but this is why I don't like most PX-heavy malts. If I want PX Sherry in this heavy of a dose, I'd rather just have some actual PX. But I've seen some social media folks going crazy for this lately, so to each their own. 

n:  Sugar plums, nice.


p:  Hits fast and hard and is briefly sweet with dark fruit candy, then starts toward foul in the midpalate but doesn't get there.  I wouldn't call this an great whisky but it is different, I'll give it that. 




n: black prunes.


t: black prunes. 


Sticky sweet, over torched sugar on crème brûlée, with a hint of sulphur. PX that has a port-funk quality that really takes over all the flavors. Unique, but this is not my thing...   [C+/C]

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