Benromach 2012

Overall rating
85.00/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB196612
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Contrasts: Organic
Vintage
2012
Bottled
06.04.2021
Casktype
Virgin American Oak
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
210191
Barcode
5020613079359
Added on
19 nov 2021 3:07 pm by C_a_r_s_t_e_n
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 47.74

4 × in wishlist

11 × member ratings

36 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Benromach 2012

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.00 points.

  1. aboutWhisky scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    A very interesting malt. Typical sweet-fruity notes are immediately opposed to clearly spicy oak notes right at the beginning. Even if only fresh oak barrels were used for this bottling, I don't find any bitter, disturbing notes of wood. Especially the nose and the finish convince me with the constantly changing impressions.

    https://www.aboutwhisky.de/tastingnotes/benromach-2012-contrasts-organic/
    • Nose
      Nice and sweet with caramel, vanilla and honey. Spicy notes mix in immediately, such as roasted malt, chocolate cookies, roasted almonds, cocoa nibs and hazelnuts. After a short time, fruity citrus notes and apple compote appear, which become more intense over time. The fruity sweetness is complemented by notes of oak and white pepper. After some time the fruity notes change a bit and I can also find bananas.
    • Taste
      At the beginning just as pleasant as in the nose and very sweet. Again I find caramel, vanilla and honey. Then the pepper comes through, as well as herbaceous notes. I perceive the citrus fruits (oranges) as sweeter than in the nose. The apple compote is also present again. In contrast to the nose, I also find slightly sour berries in the mouth. After a few seconds in the mouth, bittersweet oak notes and milk chocolate are added.
    • Finish
      The sweetness slowly decreases, it becomes drier. The oak intensifies and brings toasted aromas and dark chocolate. The finish is long and notes of pastry and marzipan are added. The apples and citrus fruits linger on the tongue until the end and get a slightly tropical touch towards the end.

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  3. Spoerkel scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  4. professor_vsop scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      76 76

  5. Sporx scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Aroma
    Sweet, light fermented fruit, vanilla, citrus, some artificial green apple

    taste
    Spicy, some alcohol sharpness, pepper, sweetish

    finish
    A little short, mild compared to the taste, peppery, sweetish

  6. Issie did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    31.01.2022
    • Nose
      light, warm smoke, honey, caramel, cereals, pastries, lemon, a bit of cherry, herbs, wood
    • Taste
      Honey, caramel, lemon, lemon zest, a bit of cherry, a bit of anise, some pepper, wood, some ash on the back

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