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Benromach 10-year-old

Overall rating
86.68/100
votes
56
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
100° Proof
Bottled
11.05.2016
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
10/05/16 6064700889
Barcode
5020613050051
Added on
08 Mar 2017 8:00 am by CaskHead
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 63.35

5 × in wishlist

56 × member ratings

132 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 10-year-old

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.68 points

  1. Igitor scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

  2. Juergen Willi scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    A massive Speysider
    • Nose
      Sherry, furniture polish, smoke, apple, dried fruits like apricot, caramel, malt, herbs, spices. A vety busy nose, indeed.
    • Taste
      Strawberries, raspberries, orange peel, milk chocolate, coffee, black pepper, oak wood smoke. Sweet and salty. Alcohol well integrated. Doesen't need water. I like the punch when it's neat.
    • Finish
      Sherry sweetness, pepper, camp fire, coffee. The finish is quite long, due to the 57% ABV. A powerfull dram for the end of the day.

  3. Simo scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. hawk31 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    blind Sample

    Nose: Dominant apple with sweet smoke, slightly salty, light fruit, mineral, some tar. Campfire smoke with light iodine, easily reminds me of Lagavulin with less smoke. Smells like my prey scheme, goil! But Islay South Coast is not.

    Taste: sweet / salty, spicy, herbs, orange, pear, smoked bacon

    Finish: Medium long, smoky, sweet, herbaceous, dark chocolate, slightly vinous, gets quite dry.

    Tip: smokers in cask strength, maybe a Port Charlotte or a smoky BenRiach. The alcohol is well integrated, guess 8-10 years old and sherry barrel.

  5. liquid_spirit scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    I find it more interesting than his "weaker" brother but somehow he moves "between the chairs". Either I search in the segment of "moderate smoker" and there are sooo many alternatives, such as Bowmore, Caol Ila or even an Ardmore Traditional Cask ... or I'm looking for something with "neat turns", then there are quite different blasts, especially from the independents like Marco Bonn and Michel Reick.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    basic whisky fresh, not too much, not enough!
    • Nose
      thick smoke, a little meat,
      malt, dried herbs,
      a little chocolate, a little bit of leather
    • Taste
      peppery spices!
      dry smoke, a little bitterness
      vanilla
      chocolate too, dry chips,
      Lemon and mandarin in zest!
    • Finish
      pepper,
      it stings, dry peat in return and that remains!

  7. valery77 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
      Delicate peat, gouache, smoked meat, flowers, smoke, Indian incense, old leather clothes, a little smell of the coastline, pills. 22
    • Taste
      85 85
      Moderate, moderately dry. Black pepper, smoked meats, spices (cloves?), Smoky motifs, salt, a little bitterness. 21
    • Finish
      88 88
      Long, warming. Pepper, a little haze, mineral notes, medical motifs appear in a nuance, closer to the end of the dram, metallic shades are added. 22

      High-quality, tasty, for 10 years - very smooth and balanced whisky. Balance - 22
      Total 87

  8. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Wonderfully complex and smoky. In addition, vanilla, burnt caramel, salt, pithy vegetable flavors (chicory, root vegetables in the rent), soil, walnuts, leather and shoe polish. Later oak, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and orange peel follow.
    • Taste
      Surprisingly soft and oily onset. Nutty sherry, walnuts, nut shells, then smoky aromas, old metals, earthy spice, again some root vegetables fresh from the rent, Lake, ginger, gentian, cocoa and a stronger orange note.
    • Finish
      Full, spicy, dry. Delicate smokiness, a hint of peat, pepper, cocoa, rent with root vegetables, walnut shells, top! Later also gentian.

  9. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Complex, powerful Benromach, the 57% ABV is well.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Sherry, smoke, big malt and oak, flowers and vanilla.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Powerful. Big oak, salted caramel, peat, forest fruits, cocoa.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Long, spicy, oaky.

  10. rpvdwel scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

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