Benriach Cask Strength - Batch 2

For the second batch of BenRiach Cask Strength, the distillers in Speyside have combined whisky matured in bourbon, oloroso sherry and virgin oak casks.

For the second batch of BenRiach Cask Strength, the distillers in Speyside have combined whisky matured in bourbon, oloroso sherry and virgin oak casks.

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21834
Benriach
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
60.6%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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25. Sep 2018
Nosing: OrangeDried FruitVanillaOak
Intense and dark. Oranges, vanilla, wood shavings , dried fruit and a sort of rum-like sugar note.

Taste: SherryZitrusSpices
Intense arrival, sherry oak, citrus peel. Light spiciness with balanced sweetness throughout.

Finish: RaisinOak
Long and intense. Raisins transitioning into oak dryness.

Comment:
I stumbled across this release quite by accident, I get the impression it hasn't been out long. Its a real cracker though. Intense from start to finish (even with a good bit of water). This is an outstanding cask strength release at a reasonable price.
milkbonez
05. Jul 2020
Nosing: TobaccoOakMaltPearCloveHerbFloral

Taste: MaltDried FruitCaramelOakBanana

Finish: OakOrangeFruitMint

Comment: I really enjoyed the 10, and as this is the same style of triple casks, I had to give it a whirl. Added a nice amount of water, this is wonderfully complex. A great example of how cask stren