Benromach 2009

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Calculated age
10 years old
Bourbon & First fill Sherry Oak Casks
Batch 1
58.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
14 Sep 2019 2:10 pm by Tijmen
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 59.99

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90 × member ratings

151 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 2009

19 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.25 points

  1. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. irreducible scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    This Benromach Cask Strength deserves all the compliments. One of my fastest consumed whiskies after opening the bottle, almost finished in less than 2 weeks.

    When I first tasted it, I felt like I was drinking the classic Benromach 10 yo with a little bit more matured in sherry casks and bottled at cask stregth.

    Sherry and red fruits combined with peat smoke, a good dry palate, long finish; this guy is really good and satisfying for a 10 yo whisky with a pricetag around €60.

  4. maurisso scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior


  5. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I personally think Benromach is really great. In a direct comparison, I would prefer Batch 1 from 2009. Hit my nerve a little more. Both are really great.
    • Nose
      Orange gold

      The first thing that comes towards me is a dry smoke note. In addition juniper and rancid fatiness. Dried lime and dusty sherry aromas. Some hay and malt in the background. I'll let it stand… with a little time in the glass, leather, rancid oil and a bit of asphalt steam will come. I mean to smell a pineapple behind it. With rosemary and a trace of chlorine.
    • Taste
      Peppery, smoky appearance. Beef jerky and the asphalt steam again. A smoky sweetness peels out. Gravy and juniper again. Dried herbs. There's something inside that tastes of rose hips. The alcohol is at the start. But it only pushes the aromas considerably and does not stand out excessively. Goes easily without water. You also get a nice massage on the chewing bar. Vanilla follows and brings a dry honey note. A hay taste spreads in the mouth.
    • Finish
      Very long and dry smoky. An oily sweetness also swims along. Matching bitterness and especially marzipan.

  6. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Seems more than a year younger than the 2008 edition. Thinner than that one, not as sticky. It's definitely a good one though.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Cherry, barley, gingerbread, peat, minerals, smoked ham, caramel and a whiff of tobacco. An oakiness which appears a bit like virgin oak.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Peppery, oaky. Peat, cranberry, apple, blackberry and malt. It can't handle water very well, the profile is too thin for that.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Peat, cranberry, gingerbread, caramel, salami and curry.

  7. Cubey666 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    tasted at a Gordon and MacPhail tasting in Rijswijk january 2020
    • Nose
      83 83
      smokey, spirity, rubber, post bands, smoked pork, red fruit, red lemonade, raspberry. quite intense
    • Taste
      78 78
      smokey, small acidic side tone, red fruit, something astringent, lemon peel, bit bitter, rubber, slighty meaty, hard on the alcohol, dark chocolate. Some water makes it much better
    • Finish
      80 80
      rubber, smokey, short, except for the rubber mouthfeel, dark chocolate, bitter. nope, not fond of this one

  8. Wolf68 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

  9. EJS scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  10. lonespirit scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

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


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