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BenRiach Heredotus 12 Year Old (Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask Finish)

(70cl, 46.0%)
BenRiach Heredotus 12 Year Old (Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask Finish)

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BenRiach Heredotus 12 Bottling Note

A 12 year old from the BenRiach distillery, this Speyside single malt was finished in casks used prior to mature Pedro Ximenez sherry. This is a heavily peated BenRiach, a limited release of 3,180 bottles.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Lots of firm peat. Malty, slightly smoky.

Palate: Soft. Supple pine with notes of Americano coffee, malty peat whirling throughout. Vanilla.

Finish: Dry, cereal notes, barley.

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    User Reviews of the BenRiach Heredotus 12 Year Old (Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask Finish)

    Ardbeg beater,

    I have been drinking this whiskey for two zears and am on mz third bottle. totally consistant, top quality, beatiful nose px cask influence shines through,slight cream of the Harveys kind,peat reek always there, lovely. Palate, peat, orange, strong citrus, sharp at first, smoothes over a bit with water, cream liquorice, honey, true sherry notes right to the end . 92/100.

    1st December 2014


    Completely agree with Salmon man below. I am a Talisker fan and asked at my local for something peaty that wasn't Talisker. This is what I ended up with.

    It is similar to the T 10. And its really good. I've never heard of these guys before today, but with a bottle of this to share amongst the kin I am sure they will enjoy it. I can happily recommend it.

    26th October 2014

    Great with smoked salmon

    The closest taste I have to this is Talisker, but this as far from Talisker as Apocalypse is from mutants

    20th July 2014

    Superb !!!

    It can easily play in the same league as Ardbeg, Laphroaig and other Islay malts do... just you pay less. Incredible value for money, this is a top-notch smoky dram.

    4th April 2014


    i´m not really in to sherry, but this mix with peat was suprisingly good

    21st January 2014

    Shame I have morals

    I would love to give this one star to ensure that there is more available when I come back but..... , share the love, this is a great dram. If this came out of a distillery that was 'known' you would be paying more. My favourite sherry/peat mix(second bottle).Only reason I dont give it a 10 is because the depth is lacking slightly, but to be fair its a 12yr at just over £30, I am going to change my rating to 10.

    21st December 2013


    I'm not a sherry/peat man but this was a synchronised and pleasant marriage of the two. I would not hesitate for a second purchasing this.

    10th June 2013

    The price IS right!

    didn't have the highest hopes for this one, but WOW was i wrong!! it blew my mind.. for that age and price it's a killer! BUY! /Micke Andersson, Sweden

    19th April 2013

    Superb sherry-peat interaction!

    Great whisky, could really play in a higher league. Has moments close in sensation to these of Ardbeg Uigedal. An achievement!!!

    15th April 2013

    One of the best

    This is the one of all the whiskys you can talk about absolute world class for a fair price. /Andreas Ödén Gävle, Sweden

    17th January 2010

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