Ben Nevis 1998 15 Year Old Single Cask #586

Ben Nevis 1998 15 Year Old Single Cask #586
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Ben Nevis 1998 15 Year Old Single Cask #586Ben Nevis 1998 15 Year Old Single Cask #586Ben Nevis 1998 15 Year Old Single Cask #586Ben Nevis 1998 15 Year Old Single Cask #586
Winning bid: £180.00
Lot number: 096-04759

Situated at the base of, and named after Britain's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis was founded by 'Long' John McDonald and stayed in the McDonald family until the 1940s. It was then that Joseph Hobbs took over the distillery and revamped production by installing a Coffey still allowing them to experiment in both grain and malt whiskies. The distillery was bought by Nikka in 1989 and about three-quarters of the new make is shipped directly to Japan for use predominantly in Nikka Black.

Distilled: 23.06.1998

Bottled: 10.10.2013

Age: 15 Years Old

Cask Type: Sherry Wood

Cask Number: 586

56.1% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 332 / 595

Please note minor wear to bottle label.

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Featured in: The 96th Auction (March 29 – April 7, 2019)
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