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Benromach 2008

Overall rating
88.14/100
votes
9
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Exclusive Single Cask
Vintage
2008
Bottled
24.07.2017
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
342
Number of bottles
235
Strength
60.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
7117200130
Barcode
5020613064218
Bottled for
Milano Whisky Festival 2017
Added on
18 Nov 2017 10:15 am by Luigisim
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.00

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9 × member ratings

24 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 2008

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.14 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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