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Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Reserve
Vintage
26.05.1993
Bottled
23.06.2009
Casktype
Refill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
4612
Number of bottles
268
Strength
59.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Selected by van Wees 02.2009
Barcode
5020613024465
Added on
17 Nov 2009 10:36 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 90,99

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30 × member ratings

33 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 1993 GM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. kaasklop scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    A 17 year old benrinnes by GM, I expected i little bit more i guess, but its a fairly good dram
    • Nose
      Clear smell of sherry,  old wood, alcoholic citruscake. uninhabited empty barn, soda. Not bad, but miss a bouquet that says aaahhhh.
    • Taste
      Strong taste of wood with some bitterness, I think resin. Tar and oil are clearly present, spicy like spanish pepper, honey and ricola herbs.
    • Finish
      The aftermath is long with a  small touch of mint.

  3. kaasklop scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  5. I_SPEY scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    This is a very nice whisky, not too heavy, with a bitterish nose, but also sweetish and some  citrus. As with lots  of these kinds of whiskies nowadays, the sherry is there, as well as a kind of oil and ... chocolate, dark chocolate, hmm(I`m very fond of all kinds of chocolate ).
    At the beginnig I`ve tasted this whisky neat, but the alcohol was too dominant at the start, so I put four to five little drops of water in the whisky and that was exactly enough to enjoy this strong, but nevertheless also sweet and pepperish whisky. There`s honey in the finish, which is long and.......long! 
    This is a whisky, that needs more water than an average whisky(of this kind).  
    86 pnts. 

  6. Lafroy scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Nose gives the sense of bitterness, sourness as well as citrus notes. Additionally, some notes of sherry with paint thinner, fingernail polish as well as dark chocolate and cherries. It´s powerful and intensive.
    • Taste
      It starts with strong sweetness, then hot spices, red pepper, white pepper, honey and some chili.
    • Finish
      Long and little sweet with hints of dryness.

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