Overall rating
Single Malt
Potstill (Ps)
Bottling serie
Potstill Edition
Stated Age
19 years old
American White Oak Barrels
Number of bottles
57.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
25 Nov 2016 6:51 pm by rapidi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 122.00

4 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

28 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 1997 Ps

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.53 points

  1. LDB scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    (Notes from a blind tasting)
    Powerfully bitter and acidified over something.
    I guess he has 50-55% alcohol, from the bourbon barrel and is between 14 and 17 years old.

    Thanks for the sample to StyrianSpirit!
    • Nose
      87 87
      Pineapple, slightly fermented, lemon wedges in honey, whole
      a sea wort, a hint of mineral-chalky.
    • Taste
      86 86
      strong tingling in the entire mouth! The alcohol is clearly noticeable and provides flavor,
      the whole thing is rounded off sourly.
    • Finish
      85 85
      The lemons or zest notes now dominate with firework-like tingling.
      With a few drops, the whole thing becomes extremely salty and even more acidic, so I associate oysters with lime juice.

  2. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Fruits in the nose. Cloudberry jam. Apricots. The alcohol does not hold back. Williams Christbirnen Brand. In addition an aromatic oak, which even hints at some smoke. In the mouth then again the fruits. They look a little sweeter and more intense. Again hints of fruit brandy. Then oak notes. On leaving the fruit subsides and the aromatic oak remains.

    A malt that I like pretty much. The aromatic oak, I think really good. The only downer is that the alcohol is a bit brittle.

  3. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    The best ex-bourbon barrel whisky I've ever had. With a little water, vanilla and coconut are more prominent and embed apples and apricots wonderfully. Coconut and vanilla are also stronger in the nose, it can be said that the character changes. My recommendation: First, absolutely undiluted, try in cask strength. Clearly a malt for strong men & women.
    • Nose
      A whole fruit bouquet rushes to meet you. Apples, grapes, sweetness, vanilla, peach, apricots. I have to sort that first. Uncommonly intense, even the 57.8% percent alcohol can be felt.
    • Taste
      A great start, cask strength just. But: Immediately there is also the fruit, vanilla, coconut, and again the sweet and sour apple and the apricot. A fruit basket of bright fruits, strong prepared, "tipsy" one would say in Austria. Ex-Bourbon barrels in this quality and cask strength are already something wonderful. Once again, the Viennese pot-still whisky aficionados have chosen this excellently.
    • Finish
      You take the tipsy fruit basket home with you. Incorporated. The medium-long to long finish pleases most sustainable.

  4. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91


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