Benromach 10 Year Old
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery Benromach
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • sherry
  • spicy
  • peaty
  • citrus
  • tropical fruits
  • smoky
  • oak
  • neat
  • dry

Benromach

10 Year Old (0.7l, 43%)

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Character Goatson

Speysider with all the heritage and wood-smarts to boot.   
 
Benromach started in 1898… smack dab in the middle of the Great Scotch Whisky Depression. After a few years of floundering, they pulled themselves up by their collective kilts and hit full steam by 1911. The facility changed hands a few times to mixed success. But in 1993, Gordon and MacPhail purchased the site and started refurbishing things in 1997. They officially reopened —with a ceremony conducted by Prince Charles, no less — on their 100th anniversary in 1998, and the first “new” bottling was issued in 2004. Today they produce a wide range of Whiskies of various wood and aging combinations, all the way up to a 55-year old classic. The water comes from Chapelton Springs in the Romach Hills above the site. A genuine Cinderella Story that would bring a tear to the eye of any Whisky-lover.   
 
Time to brag. Benromach 10YO was voted the “Best Speyside single malt - 12 YO and under” at the World Whiskies Awards in 2014. Consider for a minute... they beat Glenlivet, they beat Macallan, they beat Balvenie… and Glenfiddich, and Glenfarclas, and Aberlour… There are no less than 42 Speyside Single Malt brands out there and this little gem emerged as #1.   
 
This Whisky is chock-full of love — more than the majority of 10 YO malts. 80% of the Spirit is aged in Bourbon barrels, and 20% in Sherry hogsheads… and that’s just for the first nine years. Then it is transferred to first fill Oloroso Sherry cask to finish for the last full year. That, my friends, is an uncompromising attention to detail that is seriously hard to find at this price point. Get a taste of this golden wonder now because I can hear Uncle Flaviar on the phone buying a case for himself and you do not want to miss out.   

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery Benromach
  • Age 10 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Honey amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Neat, an aroma of sherry and Christmas spice… with a bit of water you get a whiff of peat.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Raspberries, citrus and tropical fruits, with a bit of smokey oak.

Finish
Smooth and dry with a lingering warm spice.

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  • sherry
  • spicy
  • peaty
  • citrus
  • tropical fruits
  • smoky
  • oak
  • neat
  • dry
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
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