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BenRiach Peated Quarter Casks

Overall rating
81.29/100
votes
145
Whiskybase ID
83495
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
03.+04.05.2016
Casktype
Quarter Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LK10469
Barcode
5060399682619
Added on
09 Jun 2016 7:42 am by mds51
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 56.39

11 × in wishlist

145 × member ratings

322 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach Peated Quarter Casks

31 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.29 points

  1. HammerHead scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    A nice and palatable whisky, but lacking in character and with a rip-off price tag. Performs on the level of entry level malts at half it's price.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Dry peat, dusty wood notes, vanilla, pancakes with icing sugar and some citrus in the background. In the first dram from the bottle I got a brief moment of cinnamon sweetness, but that's gone in mere minutes.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Some wood smoke with an oily mouthfeel, also vanilla but overall quite flat. Develops a cucumber like vegetable note in the back of the mouth.
    • Finish
      78 78
      Medium long with some toasted wood notes and aniseed. Nice and warming but a mediocre personality.

  2. hafssol scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    A remarkable variation on the usual fruity character of the distillery. Smoke and slightly bitter oak notes are clearly perceived from nose and first sip, yet this malt displays a fresh and easy drinking palate, with citrus, hay and some rounded yellow fruits finish.
    Not simply just like adding some peat smoke to a Speyside malt, but a very balanced and richly textured drinking experience.

  3. Cyril31 scored this whisky 65 points Member Senior

    Nose : smoke and caramel
    Finish : soft and become more powerful but it haven't

  4. Fat Bastard! scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. claymore84 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 06-12-2020 at Helgoland.

  6. Mark Renton scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      81 81

  7. dramspotter scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting.
    • Nose
      peat, sweetness
    • Taste
      ash, smoothness
    • Finish
      short->medium

  8. schengel10 scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    An unusual but interesting BenRiach, he can not hide his youth!

    [Color] white wine;
    • Nose
      a distinct aromatic smoke, wild herbs, fruits, sweetness;
    • Taste
      Sweet and fruity on arrival, spice (oak, pepper), above all intense, aromatic wood smoke, becoming dry;
    • Finish
      medium-length finish with wood, oak;

  9. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    A reasonable young whisky with an adult price.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sweet smell of honey, vanilla and ripe fruits. Hay and light wood tones with a nutty background. Some smoke and maltiness.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Oakiness with white pepper followed with some spiciness, brown sugar and sweet fruit (pears ans peaches). Not the peatiness I expected from the name. A little creaminess on the palate.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium finish, sweet and dry.

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