Category: Speyside single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Produced using heavily peated malted barley, this BenRiach is indeed curious due to being one of the few Speyside whiskies that are heavily peated.
Sampled on 03/10/2014
Clear, pale golden.
Smoky peat, smoky bacon, buttery, vanilla, heather and overripe banana. Honeycomb with water.
Strongly peaty, cream-of-soda-vanilla, heather and dry spicy oak with dried fruit, almond, subdued fruity and floral notes. A splash of water is essential to appreciate this peated malt at its best.
Lingering smouldering peat and oak.
Closure: Natural cork stopper