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Ben Nevis 1996 ElD

Overall rating
90.21/100
votes
30
Whiskybase ID
WB167688
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Elixir Distillers (ElD)
Bottling serie
The Single Malts of Scotland
Vintage
28.10.1996
Bottled
24.07.2020
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
1641
Number of bottles
280
Strength
48.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060532809781
Added on
17 Oct 2020 11:42 pm by GlenSikkes
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 230.33

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30 × member ratings

63 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 1996 ElD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.21 points

  1. WhiskyAlex scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    Another great 96 Ben Nevis!
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. vlad78 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A sweet, slightly dusty release.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Buckwheat honey, yellow juicy apples in honey, yellow pears, vanilla and lime.
    • Taste
      89 89
      The taste is sweet, with a similar profile. Apples drizzled with honey.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Sweet, creamy, long aftertaste.

  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    tropical and creamy, typical 96 BN, very good

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  5. OJK scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    So much tropical fruit and cream, very smoothly woven together with wax and soft herbs. A classic Ben Nevis fruit bomb.

  6. Mihaj scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    Custard cake.

  7. olegborgol scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Another good creamy lollipop Ben Nevis'96. Good balance, fairly long finish. 22.5-22.5-22.5-22.5

  8. Jour.Ray did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    the initial price was about 200€

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