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BenRiach 15-year-old Dark Rum

Overall rating
82.62/100
votes
215
Whiskybase ID
WB88520
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Wood Finish Series
Bottled
21.11.2011
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Dark Rum Barrels
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LD31428
Added on
29 Oct 2016 1:32 pm by The Clansman
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 250.00

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215 × member ratings

527 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 15-year-old Dark Rum

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.62 points

  1. wbarchive_875995 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Delicious malt, gently drunk for non-basic strength.
    • Nose
      Pear and apple, sweet rum, caramel, a little piece of wood, bitten by the nose with pepper.
    • Taste
      Soft, sweet, with notes of sherry, milk chocolate, sweet spices, honey.
    • Finish
      Long, but soft, while warming with pepper and honey.

  2. MrDvorak scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    RATING: 84pts – |83 – 86 (B) → Good| — Not a “must”, but a nice-to-have.
    • Nose
      86 86
      The nose is fresh and fruity with a profile of pears, apples and slight rum nuances followed by oakiness.
    • Taste
      83 83
      The taste is slightly sweet and soft with beautiful notes of dark fruits, sweet spices and honeycake.
    • Finish
      84 84
      The finish is medium lenght, warming with notes of nice oakiness and spiciness followed by honey and pears.

  3. Paszko scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    [2018-02-24] A completely different direction of rum barrels than in Balvena Carribean Cask, much less sweetness, threads of dry rum appear. Not too complicated, but balanced.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Intense rum threads, but not molasses, but dry rum. Fresh fruit, toffee at the end.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Spices - Spicy rather than the typical spiced rum. Lots of wood, uncomplicated but pleasant.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium long, wood remains, sweetness appears.

  4. Andytka3 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N- Oh...Carribbean, Spiced Captain Morgan, cola, orange peel and lime.
    Cuba Libre? Apricot kernel, with chocolate oozing after breath, raisin.
    Delicious strawberry candy. A giant leap forward compare to 2006
    version.

    P- Buttery coating with spices, caraway, crushed leafs. Gently sweet, rich and velvet, medium body.

    F- Long, pleasantly bitter and spicy spices with liquorice and sweet vanilla. Balance, improve overtimes.

     — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Cool enough on the nose, but no rum at the moment. Caramel while finesse. In the mouth, direct, very spicy but a bit too aggressive. The delicacy of the nose contrasts with the brutality of the mouth. With a little water is released on the nose a sweetness that seems to me, comes from the barrels of rum. We are now! The mouth is sweet, like the finale. A small note of coffee, a silky touch, fruit, thank you rum! It keeps this freshness on the nose. However, he is not his 15 years, the guy. Enthusiasm 3/5

  6. Lady Dram did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

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

  7. KOQ24 scored this whisky 76 points Expert Junior

    Nose:
    malty,Vanilla,Cream,Oak,Herbs,Brown Sugar,Chocolate,Cinnamon,spiced Rum,Oranges,Cashew nuts

    Taste:
    very bitter upfront,Vanilla,Cream,Peaches,Oak,Herbs,Pears,Bread,malty finish

    Finish:
    -long with a medium to strong Alcohol note

    Overall:
    Really nice Aroma.The overt bitterniss takes a bit away from the taste, but it's still a really good Malt, though the weakest of Benriach's Wood finish Series.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      80 80

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