Ben Nevis 1966 49 Year Old Whisky Broker 50cl

Ben Nevis 1966 49 Year Old Whisky Broker 50cl
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Ben Nevis 1966 49 Year Old Whisky Broker 50clBen Nevis 1966 49 Year Old Whisky Broker 50clBen Nevis 1966 49 Year Old Whisky Broker 50cl
Winning bid: £240.00
Lot number: 084-1457

Situated at the base of, and named after Britain's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis was founded by 'Long' John McDonald. The distillery is owned by Nikka and one third of the new make is shipped directly to Japan for use predominantly in Nikka Black.

Established in October 2010 by Martin Armstrong, Whiskybroker.co.uk aims to source and sell casks of whisky to enthusiasts and clubs wishing to purchase larger quantities of whisky at cheaper prices per bottle. It also bottles and sells various whiskies at cask strength, un-chillfiltered and a without added colour.

This Ben Nevis is a vatting of six hogsheads which were left alone for 49 years and as a result they have slipped below the 40% ABV needed for the liquid to be called whisky, hence the label: Spirit of the Highlands

Distilled: 15.03.1966

Bottled: 10.04.2015

Age: 49 years old

Cask Type: Hogshead

29.5% ABV / 50cl

Bottle Number: 419 / 524

Please examine the images of the bottle, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 84th Auction (March 23 – April 1, 2018)
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