Benromach 2008

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Exclusive Single Cask
1st Fill Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
60.3 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Bottled for
Milano Whisky Festival 2017
Italy Italy
Added on
18 nov 2017 10:15 am by Luigisim
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.00

5 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

33 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Benromach 2008

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.61 points.

  1. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A young Benromach as a single cask (1st fill bourbon barrel) in barrel strength was served today. With a strong 60.3% vol., The dram is corn-colored and with narrow "legs", just as you would expect from a young whisky.
    • Nose
      85 85
      After a few minutes in the jar, after lifting the lid, the alcohol first sticks in the nose, but this disappears after a few moments. Then the dram exudes the scent of fresh birch wood, ripe lime, heather honey and a very gentle smoke aroma, as you know it from other Benromachs.
      After reducing to about 50% vol. And again for a few minutes in the glass, sandalwood, lemon sorbet, a little honey and the scent of a dry summer meadow can be found in the glass. The whisky looks fresh and lively.
    • Taste
      87 87
      On the palate, the dram is undiluted and oily, with a nice sweetness and clear sharpness from alcohol. After adding water, a fine honey note comes into play, as well as fresh herbs and lime zest. Mint gives the dram great freshness and it is a drop that you can enjoy spending an evening with. A character whisky to experiment with.
    • Finish
      85 85
      In the medium to long finish, a delicious floral sweetness remains on the palate, followed by a rather peppery sharpness and mint flavors. There is an invigorating tingle as well as a slight bitter note.

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  3. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A nice straightforward whisky that is not boring. The Benromach Rauch is still nice because of the relatively young, old and not too intense barrel. The bourbon barrel is also more classic and goes well with the character.
    For me a harmonious whisky that offers exactly what I expected from it.

  4. blacknapkins scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88


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