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BenRiach Peated Cask Strength - Batch 1

Overall rating
84.88/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2017
Strength
56.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060399683487
Added on
30 Mar 2017 4:25 pm by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 67,64

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54 × member ratings

139 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach Peated Cask Strength - Batch 1

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.88 points

  1. OniSan scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. IVO15 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. Eilean a' Cheo scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Tasted blind

    N: fruits, even hints of tropical ones, sweet ashes, caramel fudge, burnt wood, green spices

    M: so hot and sweet as you first sip but gets softer , the peat smoke gets more delicate, more complex, green tea, smoked milky oolong tea

    F: very long, with different aspects of peat, first it is sharp and citric, the gets woody and more sophisticated

    90

  4. Achany scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    nosing this dram I was missing the peat. there was a lot of sweetness, hints of herbs, some blossom - really nice. but with the first sip the peat kicks in quite nicely. combined with some vanilla, sweet, malt, some fine amount of pepper, fine dram - young and feisty. well done!
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Not very complex and you notice in places but the youth, but all in all, not a bad whisky, which I would like to pour.
    • Nose
      What a caramel bomb, Werther's pure, the smoke is subtly present with a spicy touch, fir resin, slightly floral, but the caramel kills everything, some salt, with time, the smoke is more intense
    • Taste
      In the mouth, it starts slightly spicy and with a good dose of smoke, sweet, he screams quasi ex-bourbon barrel, caramel, vanilla and also some light fruit in the background, which I can not more accurately assign
    • Finish
      the aftertaste is drier with smoke that clings to the palate, and the caramel is still there

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