The founders of Benriach Distillery could not
have selected a worse time to build a distillery. Established
in 1897 or 1898, the whisky recession was but a couple of
years away. It closed operations in 1900, not to open again
until 1965 when it was practically rebuilt by The Glenlivet
Distillers Ltd. In 1985, it was enlarged to four stills. Its
product is highly regarded by the blenders and has been available
as an "official" single malt bottling only since 1994.
10 year old
and honey, with notes of peat and malt.
||Medium dry, with
cereal notes and a hint of spice.
||Medium in length.
The floral notes come through again.