Ben Nevis is a distillery in desperate need of a branding overhaul and some advertising budget that's not likely to arrive. Due to a bizarre lack of legal restriction in the Japanese home market the bulk of Ben Nevis stock is actually used as part of (the distilleries owner) Nikka's range of blended Japanese whisky. Very few official bottlings, beyond the standard Ben Nevis 10, ever reach the market and this is tragic. The distillery is known for a rather aromatic malty funk, tropical fruits, and hints of coffee and dark chocolate, if you run into the ten at cask strength grab me a bottle.
The Ben Nevis Single Malt 10 Years is the only distillery bottling, which is available on a regular basis. This is a big, full-bodied West Highland malt, with a lush track oak. Ben Nevis is Scotland’s most northerly distillery. Wins at the foot of the same name, the highest mountain in Scotland in the Western Highlands and was founded in 1825 by Long John Macdonald. In the 1980s, shortly owned by the brewery company Whitbread, Ben Nevis now part of the Japanese Nikka group. Despite gaps in inventory due to repeated closures in the 1970s and 1980s, it was possible addition to the various blends under the name Dew of Ben Nevis, a number of older single malts bottling. Since the mid-1990s is the most important single malt of the 10-year-old. From the land of whiskey, Scotland, this fine wines comes to us. The Scotch Single Malt Whiskey is produced in the region of the Western Highlands and is a product of the distillery Ben Nevis. Experts certify an excellent price-performance ratio of this spirit, as you do not always encountered it in whiskey. The character of Ben Nevis 10 YO Scotch single malt whiskeys, is described as lush and firm. Nevertheless, spice and softness are very good and balanced from each other and are complemented by the taste of bitter chocolate and oranges while It even brings hints of toffee, cream and waffles. A little tar and a little cigar smoke can imagine it, if this drink is enjoyed. The storage in disused bourbon and sherry casks for 10 years make it to this global product, which is also on the Rocks is both neat and a highlight for the senses. The distillery Ben Nevis is located on the coast and used water from the Allt a’Mhuilinn who comes from the mountains. In 1825 the company was founded and has been combined with a later settled near the distillery. Since 1989, the company belongs to Nikka, a Japanese company, which publishes several limited editions and various fillings.
Ben Nevis 10 Year Old is a 10 year old single malt whisky from the Ben Nevis whisky distillery (located in the Highland region). Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 by 26 reviewers and available from The Whisky Exchange for only £46.95, falling slightly short of liquid gold but this in a solid everyday single malt whisky.
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