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Ben Bracken distilled, matured and bottled in Scotland, Islay single malt scotch whisky. Ben Bracken 22 Year Old Islay Whisky Review. ©Copyright 2001-2020. Bottled at 40% ABV. The Standard Blended Malt award also claimed a Silver medal with the Abrachan Triple Oak Blended Malt, which sells for just £17.49 in store. Either that or it’s some kind of wandering vagabond distillery, as Lidl also sell a Speyside and a Highland offering from Ben Bracken. Palate: A very rich and coating mouthfeel. Chill Filtered and matured in oak casks for … On the nose: quite mild, with not a great deal going on. Unter dem Namen Ben Bracken werden Whiskys des deutschen Discounter Lidl vertrieben. Speaking of the new addition, Blair Bowman, whisky expert, consultant and author said “This single malt whisky truly is a great find. These enticing aromas are reflected on the palate with rewarding silky flavours of roasted almonds, sun dried raisins, moist banana cake and maple syrup. Opens into freshly polished mahogany wood notes combined with some damp waxed jackets drying after a storm. Ben Bracken will hit the shelves in time for Christmas. The Whisky Critic is reviewing Supermarket Whisky's - the affordable Christmas present for all Whisky lovers. solutions@scotsman.com Average value. Bei den Whisky von Ben Bracken handelt es sich dabei um Single Malt Whisky, während unter der Bezeichnung Glenalba Blended Whiskys erhältlich sind. Lowest price: € 17.70. We’re heading down to Lidl for some bargain basement Speyside Single Malt. Colour: deep gold. Ben Bracken Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky - 40% vol Available in Scotland only At Lidl UK With Christmas just around the corner, Lidl has unveiled its new Ben Bracken 16-Year-Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky. 75 * 1 l = 51.67 . Die Ben Bracken Whiskys erscheinen in unregelmäßigen Abständen, Altersstufen und Zusammensetzungen. 39 * 1 l = 27.70. nur online. Auch der Lebensmittel-Discounter Lidl drängt im Bereich Single Malt Whisky mit seiner Eigenmarke "Ben Bracken" auf den deutschen Markt! Published from its offices at 200 Renfield Street Glasgow and printed in Scotland by Newsquest (Herald & Times) a division of Newsquest Media Group Ltd, registered in England & Wales with number 01676637 at Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe HP10 9TY – a Gannett company. Beating off stiff competition the Ben Bracken Speyside Single Malt, won a coveted Gold Award in the Speyside Standard category. I’m fine with that given the price. DISCOUNT supermarket Lidl has unveiled a new “super premium” 16 year old Islay single malt. LIDL Added on 19 May 2017 8:10 pm by peatbogger More info Photo by whiskynews Photo by stevenmp82 Photo by stevenmp82 Photo by stevenmp82 Photo by stevenmp82. Score: 2.5. Ben Bracken is one of Lidl’s whisky brands and the stable generally contains the ‘too good to be true’ expressions which are released as limited editions. Ben Bracken Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 8 Jahre 40% Vol Kräftiger Single Malt von der Insel Islay 40 % vol je 0.7-l (31)-20%. Nose: An initial sharp burst of fresh sea breeze mingles with the warming smoke from a beach bonfire made of briny driftwood. Tel. Ben Bracken is the range of single malts sold by Lidl supermarkets. Whisky Forum - Lidl Ben Bracken Whisky Shops Online Whisky Books Whisky Forum Add To Favourites With Christmas just around the corner, supermarket chain Lidl has unveiled its latest 16-year-old single malt – and it’s available for an incredible price. Rates vary by service provider.) The taste is big and juicy, complex and dry. I was however, pleasantly surprised and impressed by its quality and depth given it is such a budget whisky (£17 in Lidl UK). Since 2017 they seem to have a standard NAS range with three expressions: Ben Bracken Speyside single malt Cost: between £16-£20. Discount supermarket chain Lidl has released a new trio of Scotch whiskies under its Ben Bracken range, showcasing liquid from Speyside, Islay, and the Highlands. Ben Bracken. The firm have launched Ben Bracken whisky – a 16-year-old Islay Single Malt Whisky (ABV 43%, 70cl) – for just £34.99. It’s a 16-year-old single malt whisky from Islay that costs £34.99. vorher: 24.36. Some warming sweet and salty peat smoke at first is integrated brilliantly with more of the BBQ’d tropical fruit salad notes, smoky pineapple, mango and kiwi. Ben Bracken: Lidl’s latest whiskies come from Speyside, Islay and Highland distilleries Released in time for World Whisky Day on Saturday (20 May), the new no-age-statement (NAS) expressions comprise three bottlings sourced from unnamed distilleries in Speyside, Islay and the Highlands. Sourced from the Highlands, Speyside and Islay regions, they would be bottled at … Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. This is all fodder and label filler. This is a very good whisky for the price, although for me it didn’t have any wow factor. Blended Malt Scotch Whisky. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. Light, elegant and refined with attractive nuances of vanilla honey, cinnamon, creamy caramel and coffee latte. … You must be 18 or above to purchase this product. Noble and dignified with warm rich aromas of crème brulee, glazed orange segments, honey dipped in brioche and marzipan. Whisky expert Blair Bowman has dubbed the single malt “An incredibly moreish dram, perfect for the colder winter months”. As we have already bought and tasted a dram from Aldi we thought we would give Lidl a wee look see, and decided to buy their 12 year old Speyside. It’s a decent, but very typical example of what a Speyside “should be”, without pushing any boundaries. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Summary: This is a very pleasant, easy drinking single malt. The exclusive 16-year-old single malt is distilled on Islay, a place known for its famous distilleries and enchanting landscape. Each whisky has an abv of 40%. A touch tart, with lingering … : 0800 977 7766* / 0370 444 1234* (*Calls only within the UK. Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. Lidl Ben Bracken Speyside Review Whisky snobs avert your eyes now. It’s long rich finish and complex tasting notes sets it alongside some of the best premium whiskies out there. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. Ben Bracken Single Malt Scotch Whisky Mini-Pack 40% Vol 3 x 0,05 l Single Malt Whisky Mini-Pack der Regionen Highland, Islay und Speyside 40 % vol je 0.15-l (66) 7. 19. Ben Bracken Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl 40% abv A very typical Speyside, light and sweet, quite lavish with nutty fruit flavours, apple, pear, vanilla spice, mouthfeel is creamy, a medium finish where I found a little oakiness and toffee. foodanddrink@scotsman.com, For advertising queries, please contact How to cook a Christmas turkey: what size bird you need, time it takes to roast – and what’s a turkey crown? Whisky: Ben Bracken Highland Scotch Single Malt Whisky, 40%. Category: Islay single malt scotch whisky; Origin: Distillery unknown; Bottling: Clydesdale Scotch Whisky Co for Lidl; ABV: 40%; Cost: £44.99 from Lidl; What they say. Whisky expert Blair Bowman added: “This single malt whisky truly is a great find. Tasting note Powerful and unforgetable with a barrage of aromas. This 22 year old Islay Single Malt was released for Christmas 2016 and is priced at £44.99, making it a very tempting proposition indeed. Ben Bracken Islay Review. The 16 year old Ben Bracken joins Lidl’s range of award-winning whiskies, and the team at Lidl anticipate that bottles will fly off the shelves before Christmas. lidl Ben Bracken Islay Single Malt (Lidl) Posted on March 12, 2020 Neill Murphy reviews a bargain basement single malt from the isle of Islay, bottled by German supermarket chain Lidl. With Christmas just around the corner, Lidl has unveiled its new Ben Bracken 16-Year-Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The packaging actually plays host to some wonderful moments such as cask aged for 16 years, matured in oak and the immortal distilled in copper pot stills. Finish: A lovely and long finish that balances warming sweet and salty smoke, with BBQ’d tropical fruits and nutty spice. Ben Bracken isn’t a distillery, or even a place. Freshly made pomanders (orange studded with cloves) and dark chocolate coated orchard fruits come later. Paul McQuade, Head of buying spirits at the supermarket said: “Bringing such an exclusive whisky at this incredible price is testament to our commitment to offer premium Scottish products to our shoppers at market leading prices. It's the latest single malt to come from Lidl. The firm have launched Ben Bracken whisky - a 16-year-old Islay Single Malt Whisky (ABV 43%, 70cl) - for just £34.99. € 17.99. The label says that this whisky is produced and bottled by Clydesdale Scotch Whisky Co, which several sources online say is owned by Whyte and Mackay, but I can’t find any definite proof of that. For the record, this Ben Bracken is bottled at 43% strength and proudly exclaims it is chill filtered. As Whyte & Mackay own no Islay distilleries, we can’t turn to a simplistic guess of what it is, so need to do some minor sleuthing. Price compare for Ben Bracken Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky and the best offers and deals in the supermarket and at Lidl Currently there is no price history or price compare for the offer Ben Bracken Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky available Une autre offre chez Lidl Ron Baragua Añejo Rhum ambré Dominicain 37,5 % Vol. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here. The nuttiness has become richer with more of a toasted and smoked nutty note and spicier than on the nose. It's the latest single malt to come from Lidl. The Christmas 2020 splash from Lidl is Ben Bracken 16 Year Old. Ben Bracken will hit the shelves in time for Christmas DISCOUNT supermarket Lidl has unveiled a new “super premium” 16 year old Islay single malt. In the mouth: a little more flavoursome, stewed apples, cinnamon, barley, grass, and some gentle fruits: sultanas, redcurrants. A Gannett Company. Over the years they’ve had all kinds of bottlings, some with age statements (12 Years, 16 Years, 28 Years…) many of which have only been released in the UK. This is such an … Ben Bracken Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky £ 16.49 each, 70cl £16.49 Ben Bracken Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky ... Lidl Help Portal. Ben Bracken 12 Year Old Highland Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 40% Alc/vol 70cl, Distilled, Matured and Bottled in Scotland for Lidl. Their Ben Bracken range covers both a Speyside and Highland variation too. BBQ’d pineapple, mango and kiwi mix with dark chocolate-coated apples and pears. Get in touch with us at Customer service hours Monday - Saturday: 8am - 8pm Sunday: 9am - 5pm Bank Holidays may differ Modern Slavery Statement. Grassy, touches of vanilla, apple and Chardonnay. Nose: Malt, honey, lemon cake, salt, light peat, floral. Scran season 2: Talking whisky with Outlander star Sam Heughan. or call 0131 311 7238, Scran season 2: A Christmas food and drink special - and helping the homeless with itison and Social Bite. First, what does it taste like? auch online. Instead, this is the umbrella branding that Lidl uses for its single malt Scotch whiskies. Ben Bracken, due to hit the shelves in time for Christmas, will sell for £34.99. Distilled in 1993, Product of Scotland. An unforgettable taste of coffee dark bitter chocolate, black morello cherries and pecan pie completes this highland masterpiece. The 16-year-old Islay Ben Bracken is in Lidl stores now and is available while stocks last. It’s long rich finish and complex tasting notes sets it alongside some of the best premium whiskies out there. Spicy and sweet nutty notes emerge, like honey roasted cashews and almonds with spices like cinnamon, chilli and Szechuan pepper along with the rich tangy sweetness of demerara sugar mixed with pomegranate and sea salt flakes. The brand say they expect the peated whisky … These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. We are expecting this to fly off the shelves as it makes an excellent gift for any whisky drinker.”. Paul McQuade, head of buying spirits at Lidl GB added: “Bringing such an exclusive whisky at this incredible price is testament to our commitment to offer premium Scottish products to our shoppers at market leading prices. Lidl have long offered affordable whisky in their spirits selection but in 2017 it was announced that a new range of single malts would be released under the Ben Bracken label. “This 16-year-old single malt from Islay joins our long list of award-winning Ben Bracken whiskies, which offers everything from excellent value Blended Scotch Whiskies to premium Single Malts. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. The brand say they expect the peated whisky to fly off the shelves this festive season. Aged 12 Years. Announced for World Whisky day back in May this isn’t Lidl’s first venture into putting their name behind a Whisky but the lineup in 2017 features a Highland, an Islay and the Speyside we have Today. Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. Tangy sea spray, bonfire smoke, salted bananas and baked apples arouse the senses. With an obviously peaty aroma, this whisky has notes of soot and smoke that are backed up by sponge pudding and candied orange. Ben Bracken, due to hit the shelves in time for Christmas, will sell for £34.99. “It has a fantastic taste to the palette and brings unique flavours together, from sea salt to tropical fruit to smoky driftwood, to create the perfect dram for the winter months.”. Ben BrackendrinkIn the newsislayLidlwhisky, Do you have a food or drink story to tell? “It is a fantastic whisky and brings unique flavours together, from sea salt to tropical fruit to smoky driftwood, to create the perfect dram for the winter months.”. Found 2 online shops. “This 16-year-old single malt from Islay joins our long list of award-winning Ben Bracken whiskies, which offers everything from excellent value Blended Scotch Whiskies to premium Single Malts. Finish: Floral and malt. 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