BenRiach 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Arumaticus Fumosus - Wood Finish
Stated Age
12 years old
Finished in Dark Rum Barrels
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 apr 2013 5:54 pm

Average value

€ 79.95

5 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

116 × in collection

Whisky reviews for BenRiach 12-year-old

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.61 points.

  1. mister glenfarclas scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    The rum casks add too few flavours in my opinion. It´s clearly missing some fruitiness and sweetness that could compete with the powerful medicinal peat. There are way better wood-finished whiskys from Benriach.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      82 82

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  3. Tauti scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Left a bottle (1/4 full) in the shelf for probably too long, but this works really well for this whisky. Peat and alcohol decreased a little but now I can finally smell the rum in this one. Perfectly fruity with this Springbanky peatiness. My first whisky which improved that much after opening the bottle.

    The rating 87 is for the whisky right now. Before it had a 83 or 84.

  4. ole_b scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. The_Sam scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. fhomi67 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      light but distinct smoke and greasy flavors,
      sweetish and fruity, some caramel, very light citrus notes.
    • Taste
      soft and sweet, then smokier and tart,
      very light rum aromas and citrus fruit.
    • Finish
      Smoke and charcoal, sweeter, very light bitter aromas,
      malty sweetness, and a touch of rum.


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