Benromach Contrasts: Peat Smoke 2012 | Bottled 2021
We're big fans of Benromach distillery, so very excited with this latest release from this excellent Speyside distillery. A small batch release, distilled in 2012 using heavily peated barley (55PPM) and matured exclusively in first fill ex-sherry hogshead casks. This latest batch of Peat Smoke was bottled in 2021 at 46% vol.
First Fill Sherry Hogshead Casks
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Benromach Contrasts: Peat Smoke 2012 Producer Notes
Colour: Light Mahogany.
Aromas: Appealing cinnamon and ginger aromas with rich dark chocolate giving way to soft demerara sugar. Seville orange peel with sweet smoke.
Palate: Cocoa powder and sweet, creamy honeycomb accompany stewed red berries. Subtle vanilla and cracked black pepper lead to toasted almonds.
Finish: A full finish with Morello cherry, peat smoke and sweetness.