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BenRiach 16 yo 1996 (47,7%, Whisky-Fässle 2012, bourbon hogshead) – 83/100

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  • Ormiston Whisky: I agree, it's a nice drink but for me I preferred the 18yr old. The 18 is cheaper but rumours are it is being discontinued due to lack of supply.
  • WhiskyNotes: Modern NAS usually comes down to abundant vanilla sweetness or a punchy sherry influence, usually from newish oak. In this case, I see a decent, fruit
  • Thijs | WoW: I admittedly don't have much experience with old-style Islay. But the sweetness of the new Laphroaig 15 made me feel like it was more tailored to attr

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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.