Benromach 10

Benromach 10

Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Benromach / Gordon & MacPhail

Region: Speyside

43% ABV

Aged For: 10 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, ex-sherry, finished in first-fill Oloroso sherry casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Light copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Slight smoke, bits of vanilla, and notes of sherry, raisin, and maple syrup

Taste: Very sweet and sugary. Ginger, barley malt, white pepper, and speyside apple.

Finish: Warm with lingering pepper and a very faint smoke. Dry sherry fruit notes throughout.

Thoughts: A sweet sugary speyside with just a smidgen of smoke. Sort of like a kinder, gentler, less intense Highland Park.

Score: 76 out of 100