- Ben Nevis McDonald's Traditional
Ben Nevis McDonald's Traditional 185th Anniversary Highland single malt Scotch whiskey.
Peated Ben Nevis in commemoration of 185 years of the Ben Nevis distillery. Recreation of the Ben Nevis distillery style from 130 years ago
Nose: Hot, warming spices cinnamon and black pepper. Chargrilled beef burger with sweet sherry, new make, ash and smoke. Seville orange peel.
Palate: surprisingly soft with a very oily mouthfeel. Oak, ash, barely sugars, porridge and pine needles with wonderfully sweet sherry.
Finish: Very oily, more sweet sherry notes, ask and smoke envelopes the mouth.
Ben Nevis Distillery
Ben Nevis Single Malt Whiskey
Ben Nevis Distillery is a Highland malt whiskey distillery established by John McDonald in 1825 at Inverlochy just north of Fort William and rests at the foot of Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest mountain. A Coffey's Still was installed in in 1955 and both malt and grain whiskies were produced simultaneously until 1981. The core range comprises Ben Nevis 10 Year Old, McDonald's Traditional and single cask bottling are released from time to time. The distillery is owned by Nikka of Japan.