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[Quick Review] Benromach - Contrasts: Triple Distilled 46%

  Picture from Distillery : Benromach Bottler : Distillery Age : n/a Distilled : 2011 Bottled : 2022 Cask : 1st fill ex-bourbon barrels Abv : 46% Unchillfiltered : Yes Natural Colour : Yes Nb of bottles : n/a Extra : Limited release My tasting notes: Nose: Fruity and tropical with a whiff of smoke. A little salt, citrus, malty vanilla and green apple. There’s also some minerality to it, slight chalkiness. Very inviting nose! Palate: Creamy but not too thick on the mouthfeel (I guess that is probably due to the triple distillation…). Mix of lemon and maritime ash, oak spice, green fruits (banana, apples) and slight poached pears. Finish: Oak and vanilla sweetness with some slight iodine and gentle smoke. Overripe banana, lemon rind and hints of crème anglaise. With water: Sweeter nose with more yellow fruit (peach). The palate loses in smoke and gets sweeter and maltier. The finish is maltier and oakier. Overall this is another tasty offering from the guys