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Overall rating
81.33/100
votes
5
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Meadowside Blending (MBl)
Bottling serie
The Maltman
Vintage
07.1980
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Cask
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Apr 2012 9:13 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 71.25

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Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 1980 MBl

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.33 points

  1. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  2. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity (tangerines, pineapple, apricots), fresh, sweet, butterscotch, caramel 
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, fruity (tangerines, pineapple, apricots), fresh, sweet
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, spicy, dry

  3. markjedi1 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    This whisky, while
    not a big Scotch, is very nice.
    • Nose
      The nose is fruity on
      mandarin and dried pineapple. Honeysweet, thanks to a touch of butterscotch and
      a hefty helping of caramel. Very creamy, mildly spicy. A good start.
    • Taste
      It is very creamy on
      the palate as well. It starts of sweet on pineapple, citrus and caramel, but
      then a bitter side turns up. But the balance is sufficient, in contrast with
      the previously tasted Centenary Reserve bottling from Gordon & Macphail.
      Nice and warm because of a light trace of woodsmoke. I am, for some reasons,
      thinking about Sabayon. Quid?
    • Finish
      The finish is long
      and sweet, mild on spices and drying.

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