Overall rating
85.57/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB143514
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottling serie
Auld Distillers Collection
Vintage
2001
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Bourbon cask
Casknumber
304712
Number of bottles
152
Strength
54.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
26 nov 2019 1:35 pm by Sensefreak

Average value

€ 135.14

5 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Benrinnes 2001 JW

11 users have left 11 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.57 points.

  1. Hupsende Hippie scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Fruity, soft, sweet. Apple, peach, melon, a lot of citrus, wood, grass.
    • Taste
      Lots and intense apple, mandarin, peach, melon. Strong white wine association. Wood (ginger, dry, anise / fennel, chamomile, herbal tea). A bit sharp.
    • Finish
      Fairly long, tasty, could be a bit fuller.

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  3. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Benrinnes is not good for me. Seems under 18 to me. Quite grainy and somehow a youthful acidity that I don't like that much. You can drink it, I don't need it again.

  4. Suprememax scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Unfortunately a letdown. The nose is still quite nice, but the alcohol is extremely poorly integrated and the bitterness masks all aromas.

  5. ChrisKo did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Same cask as: https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/150788/benrinnes-2001-jw

  6. TKoolhaas scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tasted from a sample. Interesting, at first it didn't seem that exciting. When the dram sat in the glass a little longer, it opened. Too bad we only had a sample.

  7. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Big_O scored this whisky 71 points Member Senior

    Yeasty and grassy with a poor mineral heavy taste

  9. Simo scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  10. JNuyts scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  11. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  12. grinface scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Warming and tasty dram. Clean and destilate driven. Very nice!

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