Benriach is a distillery firmly on the up after an unusual and occasionally difficult past. The distillery was built just a stone's-throw from Longmorn by the latter's owner John Duff in 1898 - just months before the disastrous Pattison crash, which put the entire Scotch whisky industry in peril. Many distilleries owed money by the Glasgow ble ... Read More »
As the name suggests, this is a peated Benriach that's been finished in a rum cask. Dolium volvitur, if you'll pardon the pun. Received 91 points from Jim Murray (caveat emptor), who made it sound pretty tasty. Apologies for the poor Latin jokes, Mercator aliquantulus dementis.
After initial maturation in American oak ex-bourbon barrels, this 15yo Benriach is transferred for a finishing period in casks that formerly housed dark Jamaican rum, adding an extra layer of sweet, fruity flavours to the excellent distillery profile.
A 15 year old whisky from the creatively independent folks at Benriach in Speyside. This time they've finished their whisky in tawny port casks, adding some rich vine fruit to their already fruity whisky.
An entry in the latin(-ish) named range from Benriach, stepping up from their 10 year old Curiositas with a 17 year old version of their peated Speyside dram. They say it harks back to the older peaty styles of Speyside whisky, we just say it's rather tasty.
A potent, high-strength 12yo single malt from Benriach with one extremely unusual feature - it's been triple-distilled. Horizons has also been finished in sherry casks after initial maturation in bourbon wood, and has been bottled without colouring or chill-filtration. IWSC 2011 Gold Medal Winner
A peated 1985 single cask Benriach. This whisky has undergone a full 26 years of maturation including finishing in a Pedro Ximenez Sherry Cask. The fact that it this is bottled at cask strength just means that there really isn't much of this fantastic whisky available.