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BenRiach 1976

Overall rating
90.93/100
votes
61
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Bottling
Vintage
1976
Bottled
08.2007
Stated Age
30 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
8080
Number of bottles
166
Strength
52.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060088791295
Bottled for
The Nectar
Added on
03 May 2008 1:21 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 547,50

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Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 1976

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.93 points

  1. sagara-kun scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very good. The nose is a little more difficult than expected. Especially compared to the majority of benriach 76 that are direct on the fruit. But the magic works in the mouth.
    • Nose
      Light sweet peat. Cold ashes.
      Alcohol quite pronounced.
      Lemon, mandarin, vanilla butter.
      Light camphor. A little green. Young woody.
      A little smell of ... Feet.
    • Taste
      On the palate it's more fruity. Mandarins always but also a little papaya, pineapple.
      Butter is always present. The peat and the dirty side are however almost absent.
    • Finish
      Final on the fruits. Butter, a little camphor and cold smoke.

  2. Gerrit84 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Jack Marinello scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      More fruit here! Exotic, pineapple, apricot, spice, some smoke (fades after a little aeration)
    • Taste
      We stay on the nose, exotic fruits, pineapple, mango, spices and a light woody
    • Finish
      Quite long, persistent, always on the fruits and a slight woody.

  4. aphex scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    The famous Benriach fruitiness again. Beautiful nose, tasty palate. Great whisky.
    • Nose
      Another exotic and yellow fruits basket. Mangoes, passion fruits, pineapples, peaches, apricots, grapefruits. A little honey, a few spices, mentholated notes and pu-er underwood notes. Peat is very discreet here.
    • Taste
      Dry, fruity and spicy. The exotic fruits again but citruses are taking the lead with grapefruits, oranges and lemons juice. Spices from the oak with lots of pepper. Mint.
    • Finish
      Long, drying, peppery.

  5. ThS scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Mineral, slightly peaty, exotic, greasy, melted. Excellent.

  6. zormik scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      91 91

  7. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. tebond968 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

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  9. ALouis scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Color: Gold

    Nose :
    A floral and fragrant nose, the attack is on vanilla and honey.

    The nose evolves
    then to the spices and a light smoked, discreet.

    Exotic fruits
    are more indented than the other versions: pineapple, mango,
    passion, melon.

    A lot of elegance,
    of freshness and complexity in this version.

    At the 2nd nose there is
    vegetal notes.

    Mouth :
    In the mouth we have much less the impression of exotic fruity bomb
    than the other versions of this vintage.

    There is a superb
    melted peat and fruit.

    This balance
    peat / fruit is superb of balance none dominating the other.

    Peat is enough
    oily and marine and fruits rather on citrus fruits and fruits
    exotic.

    The final is
    persistent on spices, pepper, some herbaceous notes and
    fruity.

    A version less
    typical of the BenRiach 76 but excellent.

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