The Benromach 35

May 11, 2016

Tasting notes: Take a custom-made pair of Birkenstock sandals right off the assembly line.  Douse them with port and then buckle them onto bare feet for a walk on the wild [...]

The Benromach Imperial Proof

February 2, 2016

Tasting notes: The Benromach Imperial Proof noses like several decals carefully peeled from a Ferrari Testarossa’s tinted window by the sausage-fingered tuxedo-wearing [...]

The Benromach 15

October 22, 2015

Tasting notes: The nose dissipates as quickly as I once left a therapist’s office after seeing a mahogany otter skeleton model in the corner.  But then I go back (to the [...]

The Benromach Organic 2008 Vintage

June 17, 2015

Tasting notes: Imagine a grand Italian villa used as the residence for a well-connected Cardinal, but with toy pistol fire still hanging in the air after a duel between rival [...]

The Benromach 10 (redux)

May 21, 2015

[We reviewed this one for the first time last year, but thought it warranted another look/taste this year…] Tasting notes: The Benromach 10 joins the exclusive club of [...]

The Benromach Vintage 1976

August 21, 2014

Tasting notes: Putting nose to glass with the Benromach Vintage 1976 is akin to stepping into the waiting room of an expensive, walnut-paneled, ficus- and palm-bedecked, [...]

The Benromach 10

August 8, 2014

Tasting notes: This dram opens with the smell of a chocolate mouse in a barn. A marzipan barn. Filled with grass that’s been cut to look just like the green plastic [...]

The Benromach Traditional

July 9, 2010

Tasting notes:     It’s hard to imagine the three of us here at the Malt Impostor disagreeing on anything, since we’re like Plato’s ideal tripartite [...]