Distilled/Owned by: BenRiach / Brown-Forman
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 12 Years
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and rum
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Pale gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Sweet peat and molasses, gingerbread, salt, smoke, and vanilla
Mouthfeel: Slightly oily
Palate/Taste: Gentle peat smoke, coconut, and vanilla with a slight sour twinge
Finish: Gentle pepper, and smoke with a hint of coconut and vanilla
Thoughts: The rum cask gives a nice coconut flavor, with the peat being of a sweeter type than the Islay bruisers.
Score: 80 out of 100