Ben Nevis was founded in 1825 by 'Long' John Macdonald and stayed in his family until 1941, when it was bought by the eccentric Canadian Joseph Hobbs. Hobbs already owned several other distilleries (including Bruichladdich), and would go on to found Lochside in 1957, taking the unusual step of installing Coffey stills for grain whisky productio ... Read More »
A 20 year old Signatory bottled whisky from Ben Nevis distillery in the Highlands of Scotland. This has been bottled without chill-filtration after maturing in a sherry butt - distilled on July 3rd 1992 and bottled on January 17th 2013.
A special edition whisky from Ben Nevis in celebration of their 185th year. It is an attempt at recreating the McDonald's Traditional Ben Nevis which was a popular dram in the 1880s. IWSC 2012 - Gold Outstanding Medal - Whisky - Scotch
A cask strength distillery bottling of Ben Nevis 12yo from the 1996 vintage. This is another single cask bottled for Swedish whisky society TKS and, as with their previous port wood bottling, this has been re-racked - this time into a fresh bourbon cask.
A single sherry butt from the much-respected but sadly little-seen Ben Nevis distillery, which is owned by Japanese distilling giants Nikka. This 1992 cask has been bottled by Signatory at 20 years old, yielding 621 bottles from the cask.
An impressively aged whisky from Ben Nevis, one of the oldest we've seen from the distillery, bottled by Douglas Laing for the Old Malt Cask range. This was distilled way back in June 1966 and aged for 46 years in a refill hogshead before bottling in February 2013.
A 25 year old distillery bottling of Ben Nevis, distilled a couple of years after the death of Canadian Millionaire owner John Hobbs. From the colour on this one I'd guess that some of the whisky has seen the inside of a sherry cask...