The KOTQ has enjoyed 3 tastings from the Benriach distillery

benriach

Distillery Region Open Blends
Benriach Speyside 1897 – Today Unknown
       
Status Ownership Water Source Production
Active Benriach Distillery Co Burnside Springs 2,800,000 liters/year
       
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BENRIACH yo 03Q4 – BENRIACH 12 yo [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

BENRIACH Maderia 14Q3 – BENRIACH 15 Maderia [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

BENRIACH yo 14Q1 – BENRIACH 16 yo [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Balgam
“like eating bad pussy”
14Q1-Bop
March 8th, 2014
Bluff
gold
skanky, plasticy, phenolic
medium
pepper, pumpkin and cinnamon
ok, long and warm
I still cannot palate the Benriach…too hot for me. It’s a shame because I can tell there are some complex notes here.
14Q1-Bop
March 8th, 2014
Brass
light, not distinctive compared to the others tonight
a bit of cherry and a medicinal hint. cough drop?
not much
hot spice, but nothing noteworthy
no finish. empty
meh
14Q1-Bop
March 8th, 2014