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Ben Nevis McDonald's Traditional

Overall rating
85.16/100
votes
46
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5026673000616
Added on
21 Apr 2019 9:50 pm by TyndrumWhisky

Average value

€ 61.06

14 × in wishlist

46 × member ratings

95 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis McDonald's Traditional

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.16 points

  1. SwiftyMcVeigh scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Peated Ben Nevis NAS that's solid, but not cheap either.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Peat smoke, orange peel, floral, herbs, honey sweetness, nuts
    • Taste
      87 87
      Creamy, peat smoke light to medium, dry sherry, malt sweetness, dark chocolate, caramel
    • Finish
      86 86
      roasted coffee, oak wort, medium length

  2. volker40sw scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 09-14-2020 at Ben Nevis Distillery.

  3. jabguit scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    I like this dram twice as much as Talisker 30. at first pour I thought it was slightly rough, but a little air in the bottle helped smooth things. there is a wonderful honeydew in the finish which lingers quite a while. I would buy this one again in a heartbeat!

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    20 20 20 20 80

    not the one that used to be, but you can still drink ....

  5. wisekycourse scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    smoked and spicy sweetness:
    yellow fruits, a vanilla return, dry and smoky grassy traces, the malt is present and brings a constant softness. The smoke remains very discreet during the tasting. The finish is quite short.

  6. coldsun scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Great and tasty. My whisky Stramash (Edinburgh) 2019 choice!
    Nose is peat, smoke, malt, citruses. Taste adds bold butter notes. Finish echoes taste with spicy cut

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