Archive For The “Benromach” Category

Benromach Triple Distilled (50%)

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Benromach Triple Distilled (50%)

Benromach is a distillery you just adore. Traditional to the hilt, nothing there is computerized, with that quaint old style of Speyside whisky. So yes, if I had to choose two distilleries to bring back the floor maltings to, Benromach would be the second, but you can’t really hold that against them¬† ūüôā There’s also…

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The Favorite Distilleries of Secret Facebook Maltheads: A Survey

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The Favorite Distilleries of Secret Facebook Maltheads: A Survey

Facebook is full of secret whisky associations, and the most secretive of those, with only¬†104 of the most discerning whisky nuts, is the WFFA. While I can’t say any more about the group, since one can’t ask to join it, and as two of the three rules the group has were taken out of¬†Chuck Palahniuk’s…

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Benromach Sassicaia 2007 (45%)

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Benromach Sassicaia 2007 (45%)

Sassicaia is a Bordeaux style dry red Italian wine, and I’m delighted that we’re seeing more and more of these red wine finishes, as I really do like them. The Sassicaia is a ‘super Tuscan’ wine, a term that denotes wines made in Tuscany from grape veriaties that are not native to the Italian region,…

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Is the Benromach 15 the new 10?

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Is the Benromach 15 the new 10?

So we’re coming off three raving reviews on the Benromach 5, 10 and the 10 Year Old 100 Proof. I’ll recap them by saying that the 5 year old (reviewed here) is an excellent dram, ¬†is age stated¬†and¬†fairly priced with a depth of flavor and an excellent finish (especially if you like bitter notes). Both…

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Benromach 10 on Steroiods!!

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Benromach 10 on Steroiods!!

I¬†reviewed the Benromach 10 years old yesterday (here), and thought it was a “bright and vivid¬†dram that harks back to the old Speyside whisky style combining sherry and peat. It also provides good value for your money¬†…¬†and provides a great combination of flavors”. Today’s review looks at the same whisky, same cask combination (80% first…

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