Category: Whisky Reviews

Whisky Reviews

Armorik Sherry Finish (40%, OB, 2013)

Armorik Sherry Finish Breton Whisky

Armorik Sherry Finish 40% ABV, €26.50 from Carrefour Fougères Score: 78/100 What they say: At the end of their maturation, some casks of Armorik were transferred into casks which have contained sherry to spend a few months. The natural fruitiness of Armorik is thereby enhanced by warm notes of dried fruit and […]

BenRiach 12 Years Old Arumaticus Fumosus (46%, OB, Dark Rum Finish, 1,240 Bottles, 2007)

Despite its limited release, I would definitely buy this if I can get my hands on a bottle. Due to the masking or minimal peat influence on the palate in this dram this is the perfect whisky for introducing peat gently to non-peat lovers [or people with the pre-conception that they don’t like peated whisky]. Over and above that this whisky has a lot going on with some really strong and stringent flavour elements but it is beautifully packaged together within the dram to make it an extremely experience to drink. The perfect Rumsky. 83/100