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Ben Nevis Single Malt Scotch Whisky


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West Highland
1825
Allt a' Mhuilinn
Nikka
Operational
Yes
+44 (0)1397 700200
(Call for visiting hours)
The Ben Nevis Distillery is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland and is located at the foot of Scotland's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. The Ben Nevis distillery was established in 1825 by Long John McDonald, a 6ft 4in descendant of a ruler of the western Scottish kingdom of Argyll. In 1989 the distillery was sold by Whitbread to Mitsui, partner of the Japanese whisky-makers Nikka. The new owners restored production of malt but not grain whisky in 1990 under the name Ben Nevis Distillery Co Ltd. The philosophy of the Ben Nevis distillery is one of quality not quantity and consequently, Ben Nevis Malt Whisky can only be found on sale in a handful of selected shops throughout the world.
 

Ben Nevis Tasting Notes


Ben Nevis 10 year old Single Malt
Taste: Soft oils, citrus notes and very big oak on the malt, but sweet enough to chew forever.
Finish: Long, hints of bitter roast coffee against the sweet oils

Ben Nevis 26 Year Old Single Malt
Nose: Sweet, malty bouquet with rich hints of smoke and vanilla.
Taste: Rich, full bodied, aromatic
Finish: Delicious long of finish.

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Ben Nevis Bottlings


Ben Nevis offer you the following choice of single malts:
  • Ben Nevis 10 Year Old Single Malt.
  • Ben Nevis 26 Year Old Single Malt.
  • Ben Nevis 1965 Cadenhead Bottled 1979.

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