Benrinnes 15-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Flora & Fauna
Stated Age
15 years old
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
21 May 2014 8:02 pm by KayMeertens

Average value

€ 96.95

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21 × member ratings

72 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 15-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.89 points

  1. thijs100 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Always great to know that there are distilleries with their own distinct style.
    • Nose
      Without a doubt there's a hit of struck matches to start things, as well as burnt caramel, but also orange peel. A hint of blackberries too, with a thin malty veneer. Pretty classic stuff.
    • Taste
      Slightly burnt and spicy (nutmeg, pepper), with roasted peanut skins and oranges as well. The sulphur makes an encore as well. A touch of cappuccino as well.
    • Finish
      Lingering pickled oranges and a whisper of smoke.

  2. Joschbert scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    An idiosyncratic and powerful malt. Maybe a bit inharmonious, but with a lot of character.
    • Nose
      86 86
      nice dirty flavors, slightly burnt gum, oranges, wild berries, spice mixture with cloves, leather
    • Taste
      86 86
      again slightly gummy, sweet and sour, fermented fruit, grapefruit, strong roasted nuts, caramel
    • Finish
      86 86
      slightly bitter oak, orange peel, in the background tobacco and roasted notes - medium long

  3. Murxus scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    notes of vegetable broth, but not unpleasant. Hint of smokiness. 85/86.

  4. Master Quill scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    L2 = 2002.

    My score is for a bottle from 2003 L0344LS000

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Orange, dark chocolate, almond, raisin, leather and marzipan.
    • Taste
      Orange, roasted almond, chocolate, marzipan, pepper, clove and mocha.
    • Finish
      Orange, marzipan, dark chocolate, coffee, baked potato and a whiff of smoke.


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