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BenRiach
Whisky: BenRiach 1996-2012
Serie: Cask Strength and Carry On
Age: 16 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 1996
Bottled: 07-2012
Cask Type: PX sherry hogshead
Cask #: 5614
Bottle #: 132/296
Strength: 55.2%
   
Distillery: BenRiach Distillery
Bottler: Caskstrength.net
Country: Scotland: Speyside
   
 
Date: 01-10-2017
Nose: Dandelion, oranges, chocolate, some spices.
Flavour: Fruity, oranges dark chocolate, fresh herbs, some chilli.
Body: Smooth, dry, rough, calm dynamic finish.
Comments: The accessible character of BenRiach and the power of sherry results in a delicious dram combining the best of both worlds.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- (8.5)