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Overall rating
88.35/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Phil & Simon Thompson (PST)
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
22 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
561
Strength
44.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Feb 2019 6:31 pm by Callo
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 156,57

24 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

28 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 1996 PST

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.35 points

  1. DavidH. scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. mr_braun scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. DerDennis! scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Ordinary Ben Nevis, but I find him not very complex and, despite 44.4%, surprisingly sharp.
    The herb notes dominate, fruit notes are almost completely submerged.
    The finish is then a bit ... boring.
    • Nose
      87 87
      strong, sweet, fresh Ben-Nevis herbal notes, light fruits, pineapple, soap, nutmeg, white pepper, grated lemon zest, blossom honey, cucumber water
    • Taste
      86 86
      Herbs, strong spicy, peppery, spicy, tannins, light fruit sweetness, nutty, espresso, slightly bitter
    • Finish
      85 85
      medium long, very slightly bitter, tannins, herbs ... goes in the direction of unsweetened peppermint tea

  4. joep scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

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