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 »
A 25 year old from Speyside's Benriach, made using their peated spirit and sat at the top end of the age range for their peated whisky. This is the follow-up to the much-vaunted Authenticus 21yo and is claimed by the producers to show herb, honey and tropical fruit flavours alongside the smoke.
A 1977 vintage whisky from Benriach, part of their 2011 Limited Release range, the 8th that they've done. Distilled the year before the distiller was taken over by Seagrams and matured for 34 years, including a period of time finishing in a Pedro Ximenez sherry cask. The finish has added a nice bit of a sherry edge, but without overpowering the flavours from the initial maturation to give a great fruit and nut combination.
An interesting whisky from Benriach distillery. Distilled in 1977 and aged for 34 years, this whisky has been finished in a Rioja Wine barrel. The wine finish has given the whisky a subtle, grape-y (it's a word!) flavour. This is limited to ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER
A 1977 vintage whisky from Benraich distillery. This has been aged for 34 years, including a term of finishing in a Sauternes Wine barrel. This period of finishing has imparted a number of fruity characteristics, most notably pears and apricots. This is limited to ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER
This whisky was distilled in 1976 and has spent 35 long years aging in an oak butt. This limited release is bottled at cask strength and is said to taste of "Lashings of raisins and sultanas, dancing with spices, pineapples and cedar wood".