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Overall rating
88.50/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1969
Bottled
1989
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Old Map Label
Added on
12 Jun 2014 2:40 pm by macwhisky

Average value

€ 270,00

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12 × member ratings

3 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 1969 GM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.50 points

  1. checkpointrk scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  2. SFWC scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Ooh. This is a nectarine dream. Benromach certainly made a heavy oily spirit back before the distillery closed in 83'.  I can really sense the weight of the spirit adn those long fermentations despite G&M watering this down to 40%. In fact this would be a mighty mighty dram with more legs. They've put it on a diet. and its a bit skinny as a result. What a shame!
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. The Macallan scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Tasted at the Dornoch hotel and raised a glass to my wife and my new friend Marc!
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. pilgrim77 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Dark, smoky nose (think drifts of smoke from an open coal fire), with burnt sugar, wet leaves, stewed dark fruits, engine oil and a metallic edge. Very powerful on the palate (it feels a lot higher than 40%!), with a waxy/oily mouthfeel supporting muscuvado sugar, roast coffee beans and an even stronger 'metallic' edge than on the nose. Medium-length, herbal finish. A very different profile to most modern malts, that's for sure, but not necessarily better.

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