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Overall rating
83.11/100
votes
21
Whiskybase ID
WB185371
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Feingeist GmbH (FegG)
Bottling serie
Pat Hock Whisky
Vintage
11.2012
Bottled
2021
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Tawny Port Barrique
Number of bottles
280
Strength
55.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
4260683570573
Bottled for
Feingeist GmbH / Pat Hock
Added on
13 Jun 2021 4:44 pm by Zenturio7994
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69.90

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21 × member ratings

92 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 2012 FegG

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.11 points

  1. Official tasting note

    Product information "Ben Nevis 8yo Pat Hock"
    The Ben Nevis distillery, located at the foot of the mountain of the same name in the Scottish Highlands, has been producing single malt whisky since 1825.
    The independent bottler Pat Hock Whisky fills a single port wine barrel (Tawny Port Barrique) in natural cask strength, which was previously allowed to mature for 8 years.
    280 bottles, undyed and without cooling filtering, 55.9% vol. Alcohol.

    Highlights:
    • Distilled at Ben Nevis Distillery in November 2012
    • Bottled 2021
    • Tawny Port Barrique
    • Unpeated
    • Cask Strength

    Tasting Notes:
    Color: rose
    Smell: Pink pepper, grainy grain with fresh ginger, juicy pears, delicate acidity of port wine and aromatic oak.
    Taste: Strong with peppery spiciness, sour drops, ripe pears and their skin, milk chocolate.
    Finish: Medium to long, grainy grain note with red currants, hints of plums, slightly dry oak and truffle in the finish.

    Facts
    Color: rose
    Country of origin: Scotland
    Region: Highlands
    Distillery: Ben Nevis
    Bottler: Feingeist GmbH / Pat Hock Whisky
    Product category: whisky
    Type: Single Malt Scotch
    Capacity: 700ML
    Alcohol content: 55.9% vol.
    Dye: Without dye
    Cool filtration: Not cool filtered
    € 69.90

  2. glenrob scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  3. Smile99 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. JoeHamburg scored this whisky 81 points Newbie

    A lot of spiciness, pepper in combination with little age make it too hot on the tongue. In addition, extremely charged and little depth.
    You look in vain for Brennerrei's character, all covered by port influence.
    55% actually nice drinking strength but here in combination with pepper and youth too much, because it becomes extremely dry and has no oilyness.
    For me, just not a nice mouthfeel and unfortunately nothing else that I could positively mention.
    Unfortunately, the money was wasted.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

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