Introducing our Whisky of the Week: Benromach 15! Nestled among the picturesque landscapes of Speyside, Benromach Distillery boasts a rich history dating back to 1898. Despite facing numerous closures and changes in ownership over the years, Benromach has emerged as a hidden gem in the whisky world since its revival in 1998 and is now owned by Gordon & MacPhail.
With a focus on quality craftsmanship, Benromach has quietly garnered praise from whisky enthusiasts worldwide. While other distilleries may steal the spotlight with flashy releases, Benromach lets its exceptional whisky speak for itself.
The Benromach 15 embodies the essence of Speyside whisky with its distinctive character and meticulous attention to detail.
Smoky barbecue with a hint of honey and a touch of sweetness that reminds us of dried fruits drizzled in maple syrup. Subtle hints of eucalyptus add layers of complexity, which promises a truly memorable tasting experience.
On the palate, the Benromach 15 unfolds nicely, offering an oily texture that coats the mouth with flavour. The smoky barbecue aromas continue to linger, accompanied by subtle notes of dried fruits, custard, and maple syrup. The finish is warm and inviting, with the sherry influences becoming more known, revealing notes of chocolate orange.
As one of the smallest distilleries in Speyside, Benromach prides itself on doing things differently. With a dedication to tradition and innovation, each bottle of Benromach whisky embodies the spirit of its surroundings, offering a glimpse into the history and heritage of this storied distillery.
Whether you’re a seasoned whisky aficionado or a curious newcomer, Benromach 15 promises a memorable journey of discovery.
You can buy your bottle of Benromach 15 here for £60.