GreatDrams Benrinnes 9 Year Old
Key Facts About This Whisky
Range: Rare Cask Series
Founder: Greg and Kirsty Dillon
Region: Speyside, Scotland
Spirit: Single malt scotch
Age: 9 years old
Distilled: January 2012
Bottled: December 2021
Cask type: 8 years in a second fill ex-oloroso cask, 21 months finishing in a first fill ex-oloroso cask
Alcohol by Volume: 48.2%
Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
Outturn: 124 bottles
Bottle Size: 500ml
About GreatDrams Benrinnes 9 Year Old
A big, big sherry bomb here. This whisky matured in a second fill oloroso Sherry butt for 8 years. Then it was re-racked into a custom-made, first fill, oloroso cask for a further 21 months. Nearly two years!
Expect a lovely dry sherry character to this whisky. There are winter fruit and spice notes and a gentle orchard fruit note. Plus a smooth, velvety mouthfeel.
Known as ‘The Ben’, Benrinnes is a unique malt whisky. It typically ends up in blends owing to its special character and big flavour profile. The distillery has an unusual distillation method. The six stills are used to partially triple-distil the spirit, and it used to have its own floor maltings too. This is an excellent opportunity to experience Benrinnes in all its glory.
Where can you ship?
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We deliver to Australia, Canada (Alberta), China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, UK, US (certain states*), and Vietnam.
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