Benromach 2005 - Origins

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Golden Promise
Sherry Cask
Batch 5
50.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
02 Jun 2013 5:05 pm

Average value

€ 53.53

4 × in wishlist

57 × member ratings

78 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 2005 - Origins

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.51 points

  1. BeatF scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    at least for me, the salivation begins only very, very late (when almost everything is already over) and then for me the impression of the wateriness arises> and this at 50%! That could possibly be the otherwise missing sherry effect?
    • Nose
      Raisins, citrus fruits (especially grapefruit), honey, a pinch of salt, resin, light soot> wonderful
    • Taste
      The Russian now frames the other ingredients on the palate
    • Finish
      which now disappear and give way to the soot and the bitterness of the grapefruit. The finish is a little disappointing for me, because

  2. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting.
    • Nose
      Honey, malty, wine, wood - pine resin, peat and smoked sausage
    • Taste
      Pine resin, malty, honey, some peat and smoke.
    • Finish
      Smoke, vanille and fruity - apple.

  3. Spirit of Delphi scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Solid, unspectacular, nothing that lasts longer can not compete with the regular 10 year old
    • Nose
      White wine, brandy, light smoke, banana, fruit compote
    • Taste
      Light, fruity, little development
    • Finish

  4. kot1803 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Peter87 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  6. DrinkingWhisky scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Tasting notes from 03/10/2014.
    • Nose
      Het hogere alcoholpercentage is goed te ruiken. Barley! Licht rokerig met verse appels. Totaal geen idee dat deze whisky uit sherryvaten komt. Na het toevoegen van water wat scherper in de alcohol.
    • Taste
      Smaakt zoals ie ruikt; jonge whisky, licht rokerig, citroen, appelig. Totaal geen sherrysmaak. Na toevoegen van water komen zoete vanilletonen naar boven. 
    • Finish
      Lingering finish; heeft veel potentie, maar smaakt desondanks vrij jong. 

  7. Falnor scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    rich whisky for a young
    age. This has much to do with a different kind of barley. Most of the time I'm a little sceptic about
    this, but this one is probably better because of this 'golden
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. HunterRomario scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Excellent whisky, nicely layered. Whoever is looking for moderate peat, here is a good address. Benromach did not disappoint again. I just do not get all the hitchhikes for the overpriced Ardbeck editions at unfortunate prices when other, less profitable distillers offer us just over 40 euros of such goodness.
    • Nose
      Fresh, fairly spicy, fruity. Hay, grass, straw, lighter smoke veil, oiliness. I'm totally sorry for the smell. (87 b)
    • Taste
      The flavor beautifully corresponds to the scent. Fruity-sweetened at the beginning, then it shakes and comes the typical sherry drying out so that at the end the peat with mild smoke. (89 b)

  9. Hare&Copper scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Interesting. Feels as though it has lots of depth and character but comes across as still quite young. Would be interesting to try when a few years older.
    • Nose
      Barley, mash, apples, quite some smoke, vanilla, mezcal. Light sherry in the background.
    • Taste
      Nice mouth feel. Oily. Similar to nose - fresh, juicy barley, apples, vanilla ice cream, smoke and mezcal.
    • Finish
      Medium. Smoke/peat. Vanilla. Oak.

  10. klohmann scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    A good Benromach, enjoyed, would definitely go back for more.
    by Abbey Whisky
    • Nose
      Young & fresh, barley with a very slight hint of smoke & peat, squashed golden delicious apples, vanilla, malty notes.
    • Taste
      Citrus fruit (lemon), wet grass, peat, pepper (white), hints of chilli,
      granny smith apples, wet ashtray, wood, smoke & toasted notes.
    • Finish
      Smoke & oak coats the mouth well.


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