Overall rating
Single Malt
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Calculated age
20 years old
Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
51.6 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
22 Aug 2011 9:48 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 130.00

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48 × member ratings

63 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 1991 MoS

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.98 points

  1. PX-Michl scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Volanne scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This is pure pleasure whisky, assertive and tasty, mingling the sourness of fresh fruits with the softness of freshly baked cakes. The best you can get from a middle-aged refill sherry Speysider. A nice Glen Keith?

    Tasted blind for whisky-distilleries.info WDTS:

    • Nose
      Starts slightly grassy before unfolding on much nicer buttery and fruity notes. Becomes quite spectacular and mouth watering now, with lots of lemon drops and slightly unripe pineapple on top of an appetizing sponge cake. A touch of light honey. And quite some alcohol for the balance.
    • Taste
      I like it! Very vibrant and zesty, with lots of fresh fruits (mainly freshly squeezed orange juice). Juicy and creamy. Hot it is (50% ?) but never burning
    • Finish
      Long and velvety, it fades away on a light honey softness.

  3. tebond968 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Benriach 20y 1991/2011, 51.6%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon barrel # 32283, 251 bottles
    Fresh, grassy nose with a slightly mineral touch. Fresh mowed grass, when it was a bit wet (yes, try this summer to drive your grass when it is completely dry). Honey, gooseberries, raspberries, apricots, butter and some mint. Hay (the grass gradually becomes dry), heather and even very light smoke in the background. Heather and light smoke, a combination that you often encounter. Very enjoyable. Sturdy, creamy mouthfeel. Fruity taste (mandarin, lime), with here also the honey and the grassy. Heather again. More oak, slightly drying. Ginger. Medium finish on citrus fruit and herbs. I find this surprisingly tasty whisky, especially on the nose. 87/100 http://onversneden.com/2011/09/18/benriach-20y-1991-malts-of-scotland/

  4. u485tfu scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Nose: fruity sweet, grapes, spicy, Taste: sweet, round fruity, vanilla, complex, citrous, grapefruit, oranges. Green apple on the finish, malt, cereals. 90 points

  5. Malt Hans scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Fruity and malty aroma, vanilla, pear, mint, mango, banana and lime. Marzipan sweet taste, floral, mint, ginger, cardamom, custard, banana, apple pie, toffee and malt. Medium long, fruity and malty end.

  6. Jean-Brice scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Evokes me successively a Clynelish of the 90s then a rum ... Could it be a rum finish ?? In any case, it has the merit of being original, well done and long in the mouth Tasted blind in the frame of WDTS
    • Nose
      sulfur notes at the beginning. Then, the dominant aroma reminds me of banana-shaped Haribo sweets. There follows vanilla, spices, malt and shortbread. In a way, quite typical of the Highlands
    • Taste
      Atypical enough. Very expressive and sweet. We feel a lot Haribo bananas. It looks almost like a rum !!
    • Finish
      long on fruity hints

  7. Jeep51 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      A mixture of cereals, fruit cake, lots of vanilla, almond paste and solvent notes. At aeration, more floral notes as well as dried coconut. Rather complex but I do not stick
    • Taste
      Creme brulee, bitter almond, vanilla, vanilla and vanilla.
    • Finish
      On almonds and vanilla. Pretty short.

  8. Max Power scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. Max Power scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Drinkable undiluted.
    • Nose
      Heather, floral notes, light aroma, grassy and slightly w
    • Taste
      White pepper, honey, malt, pine needles.
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm, dry. Some oak, but not bitter.


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