Bunnahabhain Eirigh Na Greine Review | Whiskey Raiders
Skip to main content
Bunnahabhain Eirigh Na GreineLead post image
74

Bunnahabhain Eirigh Na Greine

Not enough users have reviewed this.

  • Distiller:

    Bunnahabhain

  • Bottler:

    Bunnahabhain

  • ABV:

    46.3%

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 72
  • Publication: The Whiskey Jug
  • Excerpt: Stale, that’s the best adjective I can use on this one. Stale chocolate all around.
  • Read Full Review
  • Raided Score: 73
  • Publication: whiskyfun
  • Excerpt: Rather long, a tad sugary now (raspberry sweets), but also pretty bitterly spicy.
  • Read Full Review
  • Raided Score: 65
  • Publication: Whisky Monster
  • Excerpt: Eirigh Na Greine means 'Morning Sky' in Gaelic, which is always fun to dream of but my impression of the whisky pushed me off from the Islay distillery for a while. I honestly wanted to delete the impression this whisky gave me and went on tasting Highland whiskies for the next weeks.
  • Read Full Review
  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: This was a really nice dram, if a little sweet. I think just a little heavier peat and wed be in business but I enjoyed this thoroughly.
  • Read Full Review

Raided Score is a conversion from an external site's score, to our in house uniform scoring system. Please see the FAQ for more.

  • Intro:

    This is a Bunnahabhain release originally released for those juicy Travel Retail markets but found itself distributed more widely with time. It means Morning Sky in Gaelic, but I prefer my own translations. Bunnahabhain Eirigh Na Gesundheit is partially matured in red wine casks.

  • Nose:

    Sweet cream, heavy baked bread notes. Lots of sugary glaze, the wine maturation is really evident, even here. Lots of lightly jammy fruits in the nose. Overall, sweet and fruity with just a faint undertone of sea air.

  • Taste:

    Medium thickness. No heat. Rich sherry and lots of vanilla. Caramel and toffee, salt and pepper, and a faint smoke character. Its a nice blend, with the sweetness and the wine cask influence taking the majority of the spotlight.

  • Finish:

    Medium length, mild sulfur. No heat, really sweet with vanilla predominantly being featured. Some salinity and some raspberry as well.

  • Overall:

    This was a really nice dram, if a little sweet. I think just a little heavier peat and wed be in business but I enjoyed this thoroughly.

  • Score:

    6

  • By t8ke
  • Our in house critic rates spirits on a scale of 0-10 (10 best) and is aggregated the same as external sources
Read our privacy policy
Submit your review here or comment below