Benriach Peated Quarter Casks
Product Description

A very interesting 2016 release from Benriach, this was made with peated barley and fully matured in quarter casks. The result is a peaty, nutty and spicy Speyside whisky.

Benriach Peated Quarter Casks

  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling

70cl / 46%

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£43.96 ex VAT

(£75.36 per litre)

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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    • Colour

      Bright summer gold.

    • Nose

      Elegant waves of wood smoke intensify to burning heather with a delicious contribution of ripe orchard fruits. Subtle notes of peaches, cinnamon sugar and a slightly herbal note of fresh barley give an added contrast to the unique, rich peat character.

    • Taste

      Intense peat smoke mellows to smouldering peat embers infused with green pear and nectarine fruit notes. Nutty oak and vanilla pods combine with a touch of white pepper and a twist of lime to give an intriguing, crisp, smoky finish.

Customer Reviews

3.5 (4 Reviews)

  • 4

    JP Paul,

    Admittedly a peat head who usually doesn't venture too far from the isle for my purchases unless provoked by something special, I picked up a bottle of this at a duty-free at a great price. That may explain why I'm not as concerned about the quality-cost ratio as previous posters since it came at a very reasonable price of 35 quid. For a young whisky, I found this to be much smoother than anticipated. The peat is certainly there, but nothing overwhelming like the Octomores, Ardbegs and Laphroaigs that I usually drink, nor even the Bunnahabhain Toiteach A Dha. I found this Benriach to be pleasantly balanced and mildly buttery with none of the initial alcohol bite that you could reasonably expect from a young dram. It has a pleasant mix of walnuts, vanilla, fresh-cut cedar, oak and muted spice. It's not overwhelmingly complex, but it is smooth and relaxing. It is certainly something that makes me want to try several other Benriach styles.

  • 3

    Jagdeep Chawla,

    It’s taste is more bitter than Laphroaig but it’s good.

  • 3

    Graham Rix,

    I agree with Neil. I've always been a fan of Benriach too. The Septendecim is wonderful. But this is just a bit ordinary. Perfectly drinkable, but I won't order it again.

  • 3

    Neil T,

    What can one say, a copy of the Laphroaig quarter cask ? not really ! very interesting whisky but i fear grossly over -priced for such a young and unestablished line from this fine distillery. I am somewhat shocked at the ordasity to charge such a high price for a medium quality spirit. Be that as it may it is a rather pleasant, quirky dram with a nice , novel character, the nutty flavour reminds me of an older Bunnahabhain 12. I didn't get the peaches note but rather florally , a bit too much heather notes for me but others might enjoy it. Taste wise, neat is not so strong for a 46%. modestly balanced ,kind of fresh fruit with a slight almond taste, peach comes after a drop of water. cleam modest and ( for me ) slightly off smokey finish. not a bad drop but as mentioned above ,way over priced .... be warned.