Web Exclusive Price
£33.29 ex VAT
(£57.07 per litre)
An 8 year old blended malt created in the 1960s and named in honour of Ben Nevis Distillery's founder 'Long' John McDonald, who still own the brand today. Bottled at a hefty 58%, it displays a spicy kick.
More from Glencoe
Oily, grimy aroma - green, unripe fruits, olives, and pickled gherkins. Which I love. Undiluted it has a savoury, dried fruit note consistent with sherry cask. Reminds me of Glenfarclas 101. The only downside with this one is that it doesn’t take water very well - it goes a bit vegetal and cabbagy. But undiluted it’s great. Just means small sips and small doses are recommended. Nice to see an age statement. I like Ben Nevis - feels like they still produce and market the old fashioned way.
This is a fabulous bottle of whisky! For my taste it requires some water as at 58% (cask strength) the alcohol is initially overpowering, but once the water has done it's job and it has been left in the glass for 10 mins for the angels to take their share, then you are rewarded with an amazing experience, especially for less than £40 a bottle. This needs to be savoured and if you take the time to allow the flavours to be fully released then you will be well rewarded.
Was bought this as a present and it’s sadly very poor quality and tastes very much like a £10 supermarket blend. It is absolutely not at the right price point for the quality it offers and I would recommend to avoid. There are plenty of much better whiskeys for a lot less money.
You May Also Like
(£46.36 per litre)
Benromach 10 Year Old
(£47.79 per litre)
Longmorn The Distiller's Choice
(£69.93 per litre)
(£87.07 per litre)
Mossburn Speyside Blended Malt
(£55.36 per litre)
McDonald's Traditional Ben Nevis
(£61.36 per litre)
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard. Our special polystyrene packing chips and even our plastic bubble wrap are made from recyclable materials.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world – including Christmas Island! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).