Category Archives: Benromach

Benromach 2010-2018, Peat Smoke, Sherry Cask, 59.9% – OB

A little while ago a friend of mine (RvB) bottle-shared half his bottle and after someone got there first, I took the remaining 25cl. Generally, Benromach is a very solid whisky that works very well with both bourbon and sherry … Continue reading

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Benromach 12, 40%

With my family and I being on holiday in Scotland, in Findhorn, I had to pick some nice drams for the evenings. I might sound weird to bring whisky to Scotland, but with prices there and here, and with there … Continue reading

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BTC #3: Benromach 2008-2017, 9yo, 59.5% – OB for Whiskysite.nl

After a very acceptable score yesterday, to my standards at least, we went in for a non-Highland whisky. Not much of an introduction, since we go in blind… Sniff: I got quite a lot of peat on the nose, but … Continue reading

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Benromach 1974, 41yo, Sherry Cask, 49.1%

Finally, I decided to try this baby. G&M/Benromach sent it to me a few months ago, right about when all the other reviews came online. Somehow I’ve not been tasting a lot of whisky lately and I wanted to properly … Continue reading

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Benromach Sassicaia 2007 (bottled 2016), 45%

Benromach releases a Sassicaia finished whisky from their warehouses every year or so. They don’t come with an age, but they use a vintage instead. They go with vintages for a lot of the wood finished whiskies, while the older … Continue reading

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Benromach 2006-2015, 61.8% – Handfilled at the Distillery

When I was at the distillery in November last year, there was a bourbon cask available for hand filling. This is not that cask. This is the (comparable) cask available at the distillery at the beginning of 2015. The handfilled … Continue reading

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Benromach 35, 43%

Little over a week ago I got a nice, but empty envelope from G&M in Elgin. The only thing in there was a description of how nice it would be to taste the new 35 year old Benromach. I expected a … Continue reading

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The Best Whiskies of 2015

So, I had written a lengthy post about selecting the best whiskies of 2015, and how that process works for me. There was a table with my favorite two whiskies per month, and how I narrowed that list down to … Continue reading

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Benromach Distillery

Right on the heels of a far longer tasting at Balvenie than we expected we had to go back north to Benromach. It was an hours drive, and we had an hour. And we still needed to grab lunch. Right … Continue reading

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Benromach 15, 43%

On Tuesday I was welcomed home by a big brown envelope. Normally when you say brown envelope you start thinking of discreetly packed goods you don’t want your neighbors to know about, but in this case I don’t really care. … Continue reading

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