Whisky Review: 2 Young SMWS ex-Bourbon Barrel Benrinnes

Benrinnes 2004 SMWS 36.128 / 58.8%

Tasted neat and then with a bit of mineral water

  • Nose: earl grey tea, jasmine, lime; danish butter cookies
  • Taste: fresh cream and pineapple; mango, ash, and cake icing
  • Finish: thick and syrupy, a long aftertaste of honey

Benrinnes 2006 SMWS 36.146 / 59.4%

Tasted neat and with a bit of mineral water

  • Nose: white pepper, lemonade; white vinegar
  • Taste: creamsicle, grapefruits, a little chalky
  • Finish: short, lobster butter

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Elliott

Elliott

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Personal interests in literature, SF, and whisky/whiskey/scotch, Software Engineer by Trade