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Quick Review: BenRiach Peated Cask Strength

BenRiach Peated Cask Strength Batch 1 Info: Made with whiskies drawn from Oloroso Sherry casks and bourbon barrels. 56% abv. Colour: Light straw gold. Nose: Darker and more pungent than expected, yum. Sweet autumnal fruit notes, gentle light peat smoke. Palate: … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach 22yo Moscatel

BenRiach 22yo Moscatel – 46% abv Info: The BenRiach 22yo Moscatel was originally matured in American bourbon barrels before being finished in Moscatel wine casks from Portugal and Spain. Non chill filtered, natural colour, 46% abv. Colour: Rusty dark gold with … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach Peated Quarter Casks

BenRiach Peated Quarter Casks – 46% abv Info: Fully matured in quarter casks, i.e. smaller casks than are usually used, which helps to mature the whisky faster. This is bottled at 46% abv, is non chill filtered and is natural … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach 21yo Tawny Port

BenRiach 21yo Tawny Port – 46% abv Info: Matured in American bourbon barrels and then finished in Tawny Port casks sourced from the Douro region in the north of Portugal. Replaces the 15YO Tawny Port finish. Bottled at 46% vol. … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach 17yo Pedro Ximénez

BenRiach 17yo Pedro Ximénez – 46% abv Info: Matured in American bourbon barrels, and finished in Pedro Ximenez Sherry casks sourced from the bodegas of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalucia, Southern Spain. This replaces the renowned 15YO expression. Bottled … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach 18yo Latada

BenRiach 18yo Latada – 46% abv Info: This BenRiach limited edition 18yo peated single malt is bottled at 46% abv, at natural colour and non chill filtered. Latada is distilled from peated malted barley matured in American oak casks before … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach Cask Strength Batch 1

BenRiach Cask Strength – Batch 1 – 57.2% abv Info: In March BenRiach released its first Cask Strength, Batch 1 bottling. This finally draws a parallel with it’s sister distillery GlenDronach which has been releasing great Cask Strength editions for … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach 10 Year Old

BenRiach – 10yo – 43% abv Info: Produced predominantly from spirit produced under BenRiach’s current owners. More info on SWB here. Colour: Clear, medium to full golden. Nose: Good powerful aroma, full bodied and malty. Green and red apples, a … Continue reading

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News / PR: BenRiach Launches 10 Years Old Single Malt

New core range expression marks a significant milestone for the Elgin distillery This release is a momentous high point for the award-winning Elgin distillery as the whisky is the first core range expression to be produced predominantly from spirit distilled … Continue reading

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Review: BenRiach 17yo Solstice (2nd Edition)

BenRiach 17 yo Solstice (2nd Edition) – 50% (Peated) An excellent 17 year old BenRiach, from their peated “Solstice” range. This is the second release, replacing the previous 15 year old version, and finished in a port pipe (a port pipe … Continue reading

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