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Overall rating
85.65/100
votes
36
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Anam na h-Alba (ANHA)
Bottling serie
Anam na h-Alba and Friends
Vintage
08.1997
Bottled
04.2016
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
961
Number of bottles
240
Strength
52.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Jun 2016 8:54 am by Daniel Hohleweg
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 68,00

2 × in wishlist

36 × member ratings

90 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 1997 ANHA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.65 points

  1. schero scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A very nice bourbon barrel whisky, as they have to be.
    • Nose
      A mix of apricots, mango, banana and juice oranges, followed by lots of malt and a little vanilla, the whole has a slightly sour touch, with time, the oak spice is stronger, water mixes the yellow fruits even more and brings the vanilla further forward
    • Taste
      Also slightly acidic, sparkling with a little spice and effervescent powder, yellow fruit, vanilla, quite noticeable bitterness at the end, water takes the liveliness a bit and brings some creaminess
    • Finish
      Pleasant oak and vanilla are in the foreground, behind the yellow fruits are still a bit wide before the end still leaves a nice slightly bitter heat

  2. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    So blind, I would probably have estimated it a few years younger. Looks pretty young and not so elegant. The fruits are rather light and fresh. The oak is there, but does not look so delicate. Not a bad whisky in itself. Again, I do not need it in the glass.

  3. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    the fruit mix is ​​just great
    • Nose
      a fruit basket (with peach, apple, kiwi, ...), light pepper, sweet, malt with: cinnamon, oak
    • Taste
      strong and oily on the palate neat fruit again, sweet with: very spicy
    • Finish
      medium to long, spicy, slightly bitter

  4. captain_k scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Helgo scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    For me THE pear whisky. Crisp pear musts and delicious. An ideal companion for the summer!
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

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