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This is a sample from @Nozinan of a 10 year old cask strength Benromach.
The colour is a light pale straw - completely different and much lighter than either the standard 10 or the 100 Proof. On the nose it's high alcohol with pear, light peat, jasmine and kumquat. Rather medicinal. Very citrusy - lots of lemon pith. Freshly mown grass. Fresh seaside air. Water smooths things out a little. Not bad but not distinctive.
Not overwhelming on the palate, with brine, canned pears and the lightest of peat smoke. Huge amount of lemon pith. Water brings out the malty sweetness. A bit one-note without as much complexity as you might hope.
The finish is mouth-drying with more lemon citrus and light spices. Honestly, this doesn't even seem like it's from the same distillery. I guess this shows you what a good sherry cask can do! This cask strength bottling is all brine and citrus, with a bit of peat (surprisingly less than what I get from the 100 Proof). If you really like your cask strength malts, then you might like this more than I did, but I thought it lacked dimension.