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Overall rating
88.03/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB119998
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Collection
Vintage
28.10.1996
Bottled
01.08.2018
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Hogsheads
Casknumber
11724 + 11726
Number of bottles
508
Strength
51.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
27 Oct 2018 1:27 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 161.48

16 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

77 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 1996 SV

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.03 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Smells good, tastes good ... 100-120 € are certainly not cheap, but not unfair given the age and barrel strength.
    • Nose
      Raisins, dried apricots, orangeate ... may sound schizophrenic, but somehow it has something of juicy dried fruit ... fresh sawdust and malt
    • Taste
      s. Nose, but a little sweeter and a little less fruity, with toffee ... very tasty (even if the nose is nicer)
    • Finish
      medium length, warm, sweet, malty, gently peppery

  2. kallehaugedk scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Slightly soapy

  3. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Issie did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    22.08.2021
    • Nose
      I don't find any grasses / herbs, coconut, caramel, honey, roasted almonds, sweet pastries, cereals, fruit at all, the roasted almonds and coconut intensify again extremely after you've had it in your mouth, then even a minimal fruitiness comes out, me would say apricots or something like that
    • Taste
      Dried apricot, dried pineapple, caramel, dried herbs, really spicy with a lot of pepper, but also other spices, wood

  5. L_Gillian scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  6. rpvdwel scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. stefsel111 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. sinc2 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. matt.schwarz scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

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