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Benrinnes 2008 CM

Overall rating
82.25/100
votes
10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Càrn Mòr (CM)
Bottling serie
Strictly Limited Edition
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
2 Hogsheads
Number of bottles
680
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Feb 2017 9:01 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 43,40

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Level Username

10 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Junior Callo
86
Specialist pilgrim77
85
Expert Junior WhiskyOss
85
Expert Senior Banzai
84
Expert Senior Bart Joosten
84
Expert Senior TheNose
83
Member Senior Jorennuyts
82
Expert Senior Rien
81
Connoisseur RL_whisky
74
Member Senior Philippe Verlinden
60

8 × in collection

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Specialist pilgrim77
1
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Expert Senior Rien
1
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Expert Senior Tophuis
2
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Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 2008 CM

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.25 points

  1. Jorennuyts scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
      soft whisky with many sweet, fruity notes.
      Apples, grapes, honey, toffee, pear, caramel, small tang smoke in the background
    • Taste
      80 80
      banana, herbs, oak, very soft and sweet taste.
      Nose makes more promises and at the palate he is a bit disappointing.
      Little body and very watery
    • Finish
      80 80
      Soft, spicy, small bitter touch, little pepper.
      Medium long

  2. Rien scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. pilgrim77 scored this whisky 85 points Specialist

    I was looking for a nice, simple and straightforward bourbon cask whisky as a change from the heavy peat and sherry monsters, and this came recommended by a chap in my local shop whose views I trust. I was a bit wary of the rather young age. However, I needn't have worried. This is a classic profile for a middle-aged, bourbon cask speyside. Plenty of barley, grist, vanilla, citrus fruits, pear drops and creamy honey are all brought together by some well-integrated oak on the nose. One or two drops of water and a bit of time in the glass added extra depth and weight to the nose, without fundamentally changing its profile. Full-bodied, almost meaty and chewy, on the palate, with crisp barley again to the fore. The finish starts to drift towards bitterness (perhaps a hint of 'heat' from the youngish spirit making itself known?), but then pulls back to leave a lingering taste of barley and honey, which I really like. Simple pleasures for a reasonable price. Just what I was looking for!

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