Monday, 23 September 2019

Stronachie 10 Review

Hi everyone,

A mystery malt today I tried a good while back. Here in the UK I believe that Majestic (the wine shop) have this as an exclusive so its not super available but not too expensive.

Stronachie 10 43%
Colour: Light Gold
Body: Light/Medium
Nose: Sweet, apple, malt, vanilla, spice. Classic fresh Bourbon matured Speyside, if a little boring for it.
Taste: Again, classic 1st Fill Bourbon matured Speyside. Vanilla, spice, baked apple, some citrus, a little burnt pastry, spice, nutty. Good mouthfeel for 43%.
Finish: Medium length. Nutty oak, some bitter oak char.
Benrinnes reputably. Pretty decent actually, although I probably wouldn’t peg it as a Benrinnes blind.
68/100

Thanks for reading!

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