BenRiach Reviews

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Average rating: 8.7/10 (1230 votes)

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BenRiach 12 Year Old The Smoky Twelve
Kenneth,
This is an enjoyable one, with both smoke and sweetness combined. Lots of vanilla, oak, and sherry. The sweetness isn't overpowering but complements the smoke.
BenRiach Birnie Moss Intensely Peated
Morgan,
I would write a longer paragraph, but if you’re unsure about this dram: buy it. Being a speyside it’s got a Nice fruity, almost overly sweet character to it. I Get notes of heather, banana, peaches, and a healthy dose of peaty smokiness, but not the islay kind; this is more akin to smoked, cursed venison. On the nose it smells like sherry, smoked meat, 70% cocoa chocolate, orange and old-school church benches. Is it a 10? I’m not sure. I would argue it is, but that should be extraordinary. I would say this is exemplary, if not extraordinary. So take my 9 as a 9+! If you would like to know how a peated highland or speyside SHOULD taste: look no further. Amazing stuff, BenRiach! I hope you have many bottles, for I fear this one will be emptied in a matter of days. Bravo!
BenRiach 10 Year Old
David,
great peaty speyside
BenRiach 12 Year Old
Mark,
Nice and smooth
BenRiach 10 Year Old
guest,
Great taste. Very pleased.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Pierre,
Strong peat flavor. Tastes like the primary grain was smoked peat aged in oak barrels. A drop of water brings out sweet honey vanilla flavors. Overall very enjoyable if you're a fan of smoky scotch.
BenRiach 10 Year Old
William,
Very simple but lovely drink, but not a huge amount to offer. Good entry point for new drinkers.
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Bob,
Taste a hint of oak
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Christian,
Easy to drink? Yes. Very straight though and not too complex for me. Colour and smell don´t really drag me into it as well ... Smooth finish.
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Jeremy,
Forwardly salty with some subtle flavors of oak, sour apple, floral herbs. Sweet aftertaste of vanilla, peaches and butter honey. Lovely. Not my favorite but a good dram at the price
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Mark,
Nice light smoke, smooth finish and easy to drink
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Angel,
Sweet berried baking spice with a cereal cap. I found the finish to be thin with a hint of vanilla ice cream. Not overly complex and is the reason I will keep coming for more. A 10 yr not to be trifled with.
BenRiach 12 Year Old
Anders,
Nose: Old wood, abricot syrup, honey notes. Hints of vanilla. Like being in an old cabinet Palate: Oily and sweet. Spices appear. Heavy sherry influence, but not that A’bunadh way, more integrated in my opinion. Full bodied. Finish: Oak is lingering for a long while, sherry notes fade rather quickly. Fruity feeling lingers, though. A very nice expression. I’m no huge sherry fan, but this one is a very genuine example of how to integrate sherry. No sulphuric character at all. Great great dram
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Greg,
Quite enjoyable with well balanced peat and flavors of vanilla, honey, light fruit and barley finish. Esp. Impressive for a 10 year old. Price point seems ok. A fine dram for a winter evening by the fire
BenRiach Birnie Moss Intensely Peated
Piotr,
I really like it! Smoke and peat are prominent. The little sweet tones.
BenRiach 15 Year Old Pedro Ximenez Sherry Finish
Stefan,
Must try for sherry cask lovers
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Benjamin,
The peat isn't shy, but it's not too aggressive or as challenging as an Islay. Lots of meaty sweetness behind the smoke, the nose carrying vanilla and grilled orange, while the palate is rich with salted caramel and toffee with a light sherry finish. It's a classically sweet Speyside in the cozy smoke of a campfire. Delicious
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Paul,
Finally got around to cracking open my bottle and after tasting, I'm kicking myself for not opening it earlier. Loved the smokiness and paired with a great Cohiba Singlo what a great way to spend a couple of hours.
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Jeffrey,
A lot going on in this delicious whiskey
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Imran,
milk chocolatey. Pleasing easy drinker.
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Jason,
Amaretto cherry on the nose. No length in the mouth, but lots going down
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Uldis,
I am not fun of peaty wisky but BenRiach is not too smokey. Bitter after taste. Interesting but definetly not my favorit.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Viktor,
Amazing taste
BenRiach 10 Year Old
guest,
Light and flavorful, crisp yet able to be unpacked
BenRiach 10 Year Old
guest,
Amazingly smooth and complex. Hard to find another scotch of this quality near the price range.
BenRiach 35 Year Old
Nathaniel,
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BenRiach 17 Year Old Septendecim
Jonathan,
Very nice. The peat is prominent, much different than an Islay, more vegetal, mossy maybe. It needs only a drop or two of water, no more, to open it up. The Flaviar price is pretty good on this one, and as far as I know this is discontinued so if you're thinking of trying it this is a good source.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Rebecca,
A little harsh, even for a 10yr. The peat/smoke is definitely front loaded, with a bit of oaky resin in the finish. Good, but not my favorite.
BenRiach 25 Year Old Authenticus Peated
Will,
If you can find this it is perfect!! Sherry, hint of smoke and apples!!
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Will,
Smoke and vanilla, dry nice finish!!
BenRiach 17 Year Old Septendecim
Will,
Peat and sweet apples, hint of honeysuckle!! Amazing!!
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Will,
Smokey, Vanilla, phenols and a hint of sweetness!! Worth a try!!
BenRiach 15 Year Old Pedro Ximenez Sherry Finish
Will,
Love it. Ximenez cask adds sweetness and depth!! Delicious!!
BenRiach 15 Year Old Madeira Finish
Will,
Nice, sherry and smoke!!
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Frank,
Balanced peat with honey, vanilla and barley notes.
BenRiach Heart of Speyside
Pasi,
ok
BenRiach 12 Year Old
guest,
So good!
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
MJ,
So smoky, so silky. A long aftertaste with some barley notes.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Edward,
Now one of my favorites. Peaty which I love. Will be ordering again and again. Simply outstanding.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Chad,
Fruity, crisp nose. Not a very strong alcohol taste and kind of bland but drinkable and good flavor.
BenRiach 10 Year Old
Greg,
Nice smoke in the nose. Vanilla and fruit up front with smoke quickly following and a dry oak finish. Not complex, has some heat. Enjoy a tasty campfire in your mouth! Price point is high. Shop around.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Karolis,
I found it lacking taste compared to the the other two in the box
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
alexey,
Smoky, peaty, and salty in perfect proportions. A hint of vanilla but not overpowering. Very smooth and pleasant.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Ben,
Nose: caramel, burnt toffee, butterscotch, Taste: Moist buttery arrival, light smokey and peaty notes, candid fruit. Bottled at 46% some heat on the finish without water. With water and some time a sweetness of some honey vanilla creep in as well as some cereal notes at the top of the glass.
BenRiach 12 Year Old - Sherry Wood
Danielle,
This is my favorite scotch to date. Excellent on its own, or with a slice of dark chocolate with orange.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Mark,
Smoother than expected. Peaty, but not overpowering. Great for an intro to peatier scotch’s
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Dave,
I enjoy peaty Scotch and this was a milder peat to me. It was tasty, with a nice, smooth vanilla/honey finish and a nifty nose of the sea. If Laphroaig or Ardbeg are too peaty for you, then the mildness of this might work for you.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
William,
Unique for a speyside. Heavily peated but I feel that it cuts off the other flavors before they can develop
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Jacob,
I love me some peat... but it was just ok.
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old
Michael,
Its good but if you like the peat there are better drams.