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Overall rating
90.52/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
12.08.2015
Stated Age
25 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LJ30879
Added on
08 Jul 2018 1:22 pm by dRambo
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 293.11

6 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

55 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach Authenticus

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.52 points

  1. FritzeKrautman scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This is an excellent, well aged whisky, but still has enough fresh notes and a very wide range in the nose. He is incredibly easy to drink and yet strong enough to impress. The only thing I don't understand: Why the hell is there "peated" on the bottle? I have never found a tin of smoke anywhere.
    • Nose
      91 91
      It starts with the full side of the fruit, which you can unravel over time in raisins, oranges and plums. In addition, a clear wax note. Vanilla and roasted flavors also come. After a long time there is grass and wet hay, light sulfur and old wall units.
    • Taste
      90 90
      At the beginning again fruits (mainly raisins) and the wax is back. Sweet and spicy impressions follow, then slowly become bitter. The alcohol is well integrated and sufficiently strong.
    • Finish
      90 90
      The finish is long with some bitterness, oak and walnut.

  2. aos scored this whisky 88 points Newbie

    Unfortunately, no smoke perceptible in contrast to the bottling on February 26, 2015. Too bad.

  3. Northern&Isles scored this whisky 99 points Expert Senior

    Super tasty, great malt.
    Ideal combination of malt, sherry, smoke and peat, age, oak influence spice.
    Everything extremely balanced and balanced, at the same time complex, harmonious, intense and full-bodied.
    Lots of fruit, including exotic fruits such as pineapple, coconut, pink grapefruit, raisins, plums, vanilla, caramel, toffee, various herbs and spices such as mint, oregano, chicory, aniseed, wild honey, gentle smoke and light peat.
    Very long finish.
    Highly recommended, exactly my taste.

  4. stollimaus scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Peated? Smoke is barely noticeable ...
    Very sweet and fruity.
    There are certainly sherry casks included!
    I had expected him smoother. Does not matter, it is still a very fine Malt!

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