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Overall rating
83.15/100
votes
395
Whiskybase ID
WB10383
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Oak Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
JI/AGCJ
Barcode
5020613023680
Added on
18 Sep 2009 7:23 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 54.13

26 × in wishlist

395 × member ratings

668 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 10-year-old

60 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.15 points

  1. tribe scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    It's OK, but found it very average, but doesn't tolerate long opening hours. Again, malt, smoke (from the barrel?), Sweetness and hazelnut or wood
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79

  2. Malthead19 scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    - an honest, decent malt with rough edges
    - not really suitable for beginners, strong character
    - at around 40 € not cheap for a 10 year old standard bottling, but definitely worth drinking
    • Nose
      Sherry, light smoke, cedar wood, spicy note
    • Taste
      strong start, sherry, some smoke, clear wood note, oak, still slightly burning alcohol taste, very special. Aftertaste, towards liquorice
    • Finish
      strong, medium-long finish;
      long finish with spice and dry sherry

  3. ishi scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Candied fruits, smoke, toffee, good malt. Sweet, smooth, pleasantly peppery. Balanced, without jambs

  4. SingleMaltSamples scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. A861 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. schengel10 scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    An interesting, intense, well-made Speyside malt; packed in a valent, copper-colored tin box!
    [Color] honey;
    • Nose
      spicy note, sweetness, sherry, subtle smoky note;
    • Taste
      strong alcoholic onset, noticeable wood note, oak, sherry aromas, fine smoke;
    • Finish
      medium long strong finish; Sweetness, spice and smoke fade away;

  7. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Great combination of vanilla, sherry, fruit and light sooty peat smoke. Very nicely done.

  8. whiskyd scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      60 60
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      78 78

  9. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      83 83

  10. Calmar scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    A pleasant, light spacer with unexpected smoky impregnations, on the whole quite harmoniously fitting into the overall picture, quite dense and saturated for its fortress.
    • Nose
      Warm, dry, sun-heated board, wood dust, salted fish, light smoke, lemon, flower tones, caramel.
    • Taste
      Bitter, cool, oak-peppery, smoky notes, coal, lemon, fruit candied fruits.
    • Finish
      Soft, light smoke, lemon, weak oak bitterness, lemon peel, little warming ginger, herbal sour.

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