Benriach 12 Arumaticus Fumosus

Benriach 12 Arumaticus Fumosus

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: BenRiach / Brown-Forman

Region: Speyside

46% ABV

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

 

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