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BenRiach 20 yo 1993 (52,3%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2014, cask #7977, Virgin American oak finish, 308 btl.) – 87/100

N.O.G. gin (46%, Asta Morris, batch n°2)

BenRiach 8 yo 2005 (58,1%, OB 2013, virgin American oak hogshead #3782, 310 btl.) – 79/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (42,1%, OB for Shinanoya Japan 2011, cask #3029, 139 btl.) – 93/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (40,1%, OB for Whiskysite.nl 2013, cask #3012, refill hogshead, 118 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (43,1%, OB for Usquebaugh Society 2012, refill bourbon cask #3031, 124 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (49,6%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2012, sherry hogshead #963, 132 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (54,9%, OB 2012, hogshead #8804, peated, 232 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (54,1%, OB 2012, PX sherry finish #5317, 204 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (59%, OB 2012, sherry butt #6967, 339 btl.) – 88/100

BenRiach 16 yo 1996 (55,2%, OB for Caskstrength.net, PX sherry hogshead #5614, 296 btl.) – 88/100

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

BenRiach 29 yo 1983 (44,1%, OB for Asta Morris 2012, refill hogshead #299, 257 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (48,2%, OB for Taiwan 2011, cask #3033, 216 btl.) – 94/100

BenRiach 1985 Liquid Sun
BenRiach 1995 cask #5968 for South Africa

BenRiach 1976 cask #4469, 30yo, peated, port pipe
BenRiach 1976 cask #9441, 29yo, refill butt, Signatory Vintage
BenRiach 1976 cask #8084, 29yo, peated
BenRiach 1976 cask #9442, 28yo, sherry butt, Signatory Vintage
BenRiach 1976 cask #8081, 28yo, peated
BenRiach 1976 cask #6942, 34yo, butt
BenRiach 1976 cask #8079, 28yo, peated, Craigellachie Hotel
BenRiach 1976 cask #8795, 33yo
BenRiach 1976 cask #8080, 30yo, peated, The Nectar
BenRiach 1976 cask #2014, 32yo
BenRiach 1976 cask #3029, 34yo, Shinanoya Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3010, 35yo, Auld Alliance Singapore
BenRiach 1976 cask #3041, 34yo, BBI Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3550, 33yo, The Whisky Fair
BenRiach 1976 cask #3551, 33yo, La Maison du Whisky
BenRiach 1976 cask #3032, 35yo, Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3033, 34yo, Taiwan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3557, 30yo, La Maison du Whisky
BenRiach 1976 cask #3558, 33yo, The Whisky Fair

BenRiach 19 yo 1991 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #110681, 300 btl.) – 83/100

BenRiach 32 yo 1979 (47,3%, OB for Asta Morris 2012, refill bourbon barrel #8507, 192 btl.) – 92/100

This must be one of the most interesting tastings I’ve ever come across. If I’m not mistaken, it will feature every BenRiach 1976 single cask ever bottled by the distillery, no less than 19 in total. Our friend and BenRiach collector Serge Reijnders is behind the tasting. His collection contains the well-known casks such as […]

BenRiach 26 yo 1984 (54,1%, OB, cask #7193, peated, Virgin oak finish) – 86/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1977 (45,7%, OB for Asta Morris Belgium 2011, refill bourbon cask #9119, 175 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 20 yo (43%, OB 2008) – 87/100

BenRiach 28 yo 1976 (57,6%, OB for Craigellachie Hotel 2005, cask #8079, 144 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (57,8%, OB 2011, butt #6942, 469 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 32 yo 1978 (48%, OB for Asta Morris 2011, sherry hogshead #7037, 79 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1975 (51%, OB for Asta Morris Belgium 2011, cask #7227, 236 btl.) – 93/100

BenRiach 30 yo 1980 (51,2%, OB 2010, cask #2532, Virgin American Oak, 181 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1977 (52,2%, OB 2010, cask #1033, Pedro Ximénez finish, 331 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 30 yo 1979 (47,9%, OB 2010, cask #7511, bourbon barrel, 173 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 19 yo 1991 (54,9%, OB 2010, cask #4389, Virgin American Oak finish, 306 btl.) – 87/100

BenRiach 25 yo 1984 (51,7%, OB 2010, cask #4052, peated / Tawny Port finish, 265 btl.) – 85/100

BenRiach single casks 2010

BenRiach 16 yo 1993 (55,6%, OB 2009 for Pin’Art, hogshead – Sauternes finish, cask #2587, 295 btl.) – 85/100

BenRiach 23 yo 1984 (54,2%, OB 2008, cask #194, 214 btl.) – 87/100

New website for The BenRiach

BenRiach 31 yo 1977 (43,2%, OB 2009, Virgin oak cask #3798, 292 btl.) – 87/100

BenRiach 38 yo 1970 (49,1%, OB 2009, Pedro Ximenez finish, cask #1035, 250 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 24 yo 1984 (49,2%, OB 2009, Pedro Ximenez finish, cask #1048, 279 btl.) – 86/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1975 (52,2%, OB 2009, Tawny port finish, cask #4450, 648 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 31 yo 1978 (51,2%, OB 2009, Gaja Barolo finish, cask #4414, 245 btl.) – 87/100

BenRiach 20 yo 1988 (54,3%, OB 2009, Gaja Barolo finish, cask #4424, 322 btl.) – 84/100

BenRiach 19 yo 1990 (57,1%, OB 2009, cask #970, 195 btl.) – 85/100

BenRiach single casks batch 6

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  • WhiskyNotes: It's an aroma I picked up on the nose, not a flavour you should taste. I've seen other people mention rubbery notes, dust, wet cement... all in the sa
  • Henry V.: A clear bike tube/plastic taste? I don't get that, just got a bottle and can't taste the plastic nor bike tube, maybe I drank too much of it? Rest of
  • sjoerd972: The looking around tip is great. Prices vary hugely. I made the mistake last year of buying one for £ 90, while I could have had it for about € 80

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1609 notes by Ruben

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