Whiskybase

Benromach 2009

Overall rating
84.07/100
votes
97
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Triple Distilled
Vintage
2009
Bottled
2017
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrels
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
7026604848
Barcode
5020613061354
Added on
05 Sep 2017 7:00 pm by Nidan
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 50.78

13 × in wishlist

97 × member ratings

126 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 2009

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.07 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Fine and fresh, with small notes of soot, it evokes Springbank but with more mineral accents. Chips of wood, a certain youth shows through with some yeast notes.
      With water, a little vanilla and wood.
    • Taste
      Fine and powerful, quite spicy.
      The water takes his side a little sharp.
    • Finish
      Biting with spices, but with a certain sweetness.
      With water, more clean, malty and mineral.

      Enthusiasm 3/5

      Whisky n ° 2182

  2. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    not the best Benromach, but still delicious. The smoke gives the postive nuance, otherwise relatively easy knitted. I really like the fruit here, though.
    • Nose
      very sweet, pear, fruity, vanilla, but also a hint of smoke, as it is typical for Benromach. The nose is not complex, but in sum somehow interesting and yet pleasing.
    • Taste
      warm, fruity, sweet, light smoke, a lot of fruit compote and relatively sugary. With water a little more peat, wet stone, less sweetness.
    • Finish
      sweet, light smoke, fruit, slightly mineral.

  3. HammerHead scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. MadScientist scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. mattheww scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  7. schengel10 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    An intense, pleasing, good malt - not cheap, but still acceptable!
    [Color] white wine;
    • Nose
      buttery, sweet, honey, vanilla, fudge; the alcohol is very well integrated;
    • Taste
      powerful unfolding approach; creamy, soft, caramel, then powerful spice, oak;
    • Finish
      long, creamy, buttery, then dry oak;

  8. thijs100 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    It takes some getting used to. At least it did for me, as I'm so fond of and familiar with Benromach's regular flavour profile. But after I did I could appreciate what they did here, as long as they also keep distilling that great Benromach 10 Years Old.
    • Nose
      This is more tropical than I'm used to from Benromach. Hints of pineapple for example, as well as some orange peel and lemon syrup. There's some pear skin too, but also a whisper of cardboard and mint. The Benromach smoke is still there, but very much muted. Somewhat waxy.
    • Taste
      Soft peat smoke, a touch of rubber (not very enticing), as well as cardboard and bitter lemon zest. Lacks the oiliness of regular double distilled Benromach, but is surprisingly waxy. Quite active spicy notes, mostly chili pepper.
    • Finish
      Lingering waxiness and fruitiness.

  9. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Nothing I need again. He seems too young for me. And for the fact that he is distilled 3 times, brings the also neat sharpness. The smoke is even more subtle than, for example, the great 10s and 10s 100 ° proof.
    There are much more beautiful bottlings from Benromach.
    • Nose
      Smells fresh and frankly also relatively young. Lemon balm. Flower meadow with dew. Cooling menthol. Green apple. In addition, the subtle smoke of Benromach.
    • Taste
      Sweet malt. Canned pears. Sugared limes. Then comes a sharpness. Pepper. In addition, grapefruit. Then the smoke.
    • Finish
      Citrus fruits remain for a while. The oak makes the whole thing drier.

  10. Dre73 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
      Rubber, and fruity: pears, tropical fruits. Sweet as well, vanilla. Slightly peated and some hints of smoke.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Pretty full-bodied, some pepper. Sweet, caramel, honey. Fruit, tropical fruits and pear.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Slightly pungent, pepper, some smoke now, licorice. Sweet, vanilla. Pretty long finish.

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login