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Benromach Traditional Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 139 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 139

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Benromach Traditional

Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Produced at
Benromach Distillery
UK, USA, Europe, Asia

Dave Broom

Light and discreet with fresh cut grass and flowers.In time there's kumquat and hedge clippings,then malt loaf and charred oak.
Alight apple note to start,then a surprising depth. Great balancing mid-palate sweetness hinting at an oily quality with some caraway and pepper.
A spring meadow with dew on the grass.

Dominic Roskrow

Light children's Playdoh, waspish smoke.
Party sweets,vanilla,smoke and sugar barley
Party sweets,vanilla,smoke and sugar barley
Better than I remember it. Spritely and light on its toes.
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