Benromach Triple Distilled 2009
Benromach // Speyside, Scotland
Released in September 2017, this marks Benromach's first triple-distilled single malt. Distilled in 2009, this matured in first-fill ex-bourbon barrels and was bottled in 2017. It is 50% ABV and there will be 1300 cases available in select retailers in the UK and Europe.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask Typefirst-fill bourbon barrels
"More tropical than usual for Benromach, with hints of pineapple for example, as well as orange peel and lemon syrup. Touches of cardboard and pear skin too, and somewhat waxy. On the palate the peat smoke is muted, and there's a whiff of rubber and bitter lemon zest. It lacks the oiliness of regular double distilled Benromach, but is surprisingly waxy. This takes some getting used to, but it offers plenty of adventure."