Whisky Musings #6 – Benromach 10

In this review we discuss Benromach 10, a very reasonably priced entry level scotch from the Speyside region.   Benromach 10 (Speyside) – 43% ABV – $59.15 (LCBO) Colour: Chestnut Nose: Earthy: Toasted almonds, tobacco, fresh leather.  Hints of raisin, cinnamon spice and smoke.   Palate: Earthy notes still pervade.  Almonds and shoe leather on the approach, […]

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Whisky Musings #4 – Aultmore 12

This installment takes us to the Speyside region, and the relatively under-appreciated distillery of Aultmore.  Enjoy! Colour: Pale Straw Nose: Like a Hawaiian vacation in a glass… Heavy tropical fruits.  Citrus, pineapple and banana immediately.  Light vanilla and oakiness follow underneath.   Palate: Sweet, but not dessert-malt level.  The tropical fruit is still predominant, but […]

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