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Overall rating
87.00/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Meadowside Blending (MBl)
Bottling serie
The Maltman
Vintage
08.1997
Bottled
09.2017
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximenez Finish
Casknumber
93335
Number of bottles
342
Strength
53.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
17-6278 257
Added on
22 Oct 2017 8:25 pm by Mischi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 114.95

5 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

36 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 1997 MBl

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.00 points

  1. Defeatless scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    but not unloved! I think I should try more of this distillery. This is quite good, but not for beginners. Rather a complex whisky.
    • Nose
      Spicy and a bit dark. Quite some savoury sherry influences. There is wood in the background. With water: Not much of a change, everything tames down a bit, but no remarkable changes.
    • Taste
      Sweet and quite a lot of sherry notes. The spicy notes from the nose are more in the background. A little peppery. With water: Less peppery and a little more sour and spice notes.
    • Finish
      Medium-long length good sherry influences with red fruit and berries all over.
      There is a touch of toffee and wood in the background.
      With water: not much change.

  2. Erik1908 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Over the last few months, I built up a growing interest in Benrinnes. For what I have tasted, there are not too many disappointments. This bottle is also another great edition by this distillery which is not so much known by majority of whisky drinkers.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Lovely delicate sherry influences. Toffee for sure. My score increased by a point after having left it in the glass for some time.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Strong, a bit sharp with a great bite.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Dry and medium-long.

  3. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A very vigorous industrial industry, energetic and light, flavored with creamy sweetness, but still a member of the working class.
    • Nose
      Restrained, dry, spicy oak, sulfuric-metallic tones, insecticides, sweet creamy notes - boiled condensed milk, toffee
    • Taste
      Rich, powerful, mineral-insecticidal industrial shades, sulfuric metal acidity, sweet-sour berry notes,
    • Finish
      Spicy, mineral-metallic, oak, plastic, light sweet-cream shades.

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