Ben Nevis 'Old Particular' 2006 / 12 years old 48.4%
Highland Region — Ben Nevis
Ben Nevis 10 years old 46%
Ben Nevis is a classic west coast Highland dram from Fort William, right below the Ben (mountain) itself. Very rich and deep to start with a medley of golden syrup, orangey marmalade and a thread of mocha-chocolate in the background. A wonderfully old-fashioned style of whisky that is not often seen these days.
MacDonald's Traditional Ben Nevis 46%
This whisky was released to celebrate the 185th year of Ben Nevis Distillery and is a recreation of the 'MacDonald's Traditional Ben Nevis' whisky from the 1880s which, back in the day, was a rather popular dram. Richly toffee'd to start with notes of orange marmalade, dried fruits and layers of mohca chocolate and malty notes. An excellent dram...
Ben Nevis 'Cadenhead' 1996 / 21 years old 52.9%
This 21 years old Ben Nevis is a single cask bottling from a Hogshead barrel and bottled at 52.9%. The nose beings with honeycomb and moves into fresh notes of mint chocolate and peardrops. The honey notes continue through to the palate producing sweet honey and clotted cream. The finish brings together the buttery notes of half coated chocolate...