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Benromach 2002

Overall rating
85.42/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
14.01.2002
Bottled
23.04.2012
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrels
Casknumber
21 - 31
Strength
60.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
AB/JEAA
Barcode
5020613034990
Added on
17 Oct 2012 12:10 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 59.70

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Whisky Reviews for Benromach 2002

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.42 points

  1. KayMeertens scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Comes in surprisingly fresh and natural. Barley, almond, vanilla sugar, apple, hay, citrus, white chocolate and peat. In the long run also whipped cream. A tad of saltiness as well, which increases when adding water. Dangerously easy to drink for its ABV.
    The packaging must be the most ugly one that I`ve seen the last couple of years though. But in the end it's the taste that matters, and that's more than satisfying.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Sandman scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Peat, stable, campfire, lemon, creme brulee, melon, pear, pineapple, hint of smoke, apples and white grapes.
    • Taste
      Peat, bandage wood, oak, vanilla, lemon zest, almonds, walnuts, pineapple, melon, banana, green apple, white grapes, toffee and ginger.
    • Finish
      Medium, peat, dry, nuts, lemon zest, vanilla, pineapple, green apple, melon, toffee, white grapes (which are slightly acidic) and ginger.

  3. toklian scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F21 B22

    Beautiful whisky! Old style taste profile which diserves highest rates! Its all about malt here!

  4. nallacam scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I am quite positive, a simple single malt who knows how to convince with his clear lines - Sommer Dram
    • Nose
      Classic bourbon sweetness, lemon, hay, malt, fresh grain, fresh
    • Taste
      strong onset, the alcohol nicely prickles on the tongue, but not unpleasant, not lively, vanilla, lemon - with the addition of water very round, almost tasty ...
    • Finish
      dry and long-lasting finish, not complex but straightforward and honest

  5. German_Socrates scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  6. newman346 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Benromach 2002/2012 OB Cask Strength 70cl 60.3% first fill bourbon barrel JIS This is perfect for the first cup but it is not good with such a cute impression Benromach 2002! Well, I felt the sense of stability of my style, but I did not expect it to be so unexpected ... Color: As you pour it, you will notice a yellow syrup about the ceremonial ice coffee of a well-established coffee shop in La Fila Such a mysterious shade feels the feeling of oily honey Nose: faint honey! This is the best stuff! However! Where is ~! Ironness that the nose is torn turns down modern Caol Ila, Longrow which is also bad at all ... Attack: jiwiwa kuru, peaty & smokey beauty The ashiness of beauty really is Benromach? What? What? Well, I guess it is ... Is this what Benromach is supposed to be? Body: Steel like a lie, a door of iron that seems to be sharp Taste: It is perfect for potato salad with seaweed with salmon in it! Unexpected dry spot that did not feel long after! So, since when was Benromach your biggest finger? It is as bitter as the chilli sauce is erupting.I believe even if it is told that it is juicy side Clynelish which is as flavorful as it works. Finish: Juwa and Orange, it is very powerful.The faintly silky rare cheesecake is typical, it is mixed with the spoon's metality and the unique sum of ekimi of salmon chopsticks, falling over! It will fade away! Once again, it became a rare cup that made me feel the power of the distillery in Benromach.But after all, Benromach is dying again and again! https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyhars7furh2p

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  8. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Very fresh with a hint of smoke. Vanilla, barley, citrus and pineapple make for a lovely smell.
    • Taste
      Black pepper, a bit of saltiness and again that freshness, now with some more green fruits.
    • Finish
      Nice peppery finish with some zest. Slowly fades away.

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