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Overall rating
90.97/100
votes
79
Whiskybase ID
WB25621
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
20.12.1984
Bottled
12.2010
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Bourbon / Sherry Finish
Casknumber
98/35/5
Number of bottles
620
Strength
56.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Oct 2011 10:47 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 473.82

29 × in wishlist

79 × member ratings

88 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 1984

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.97 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A very nice heavy sherried Ben Nevis. Very much Glendronach-like.
    • Nose
      Rich and round. Christmas cake. Sweet sherry. Stewed fruits of figs and dates. Herbal notes as well. Fudge.
    • Taste
      Lots of prunes. Sultanas. Coffee and chocolate. Raisins. Cranberry juice.
    • Finish
      Long and warming. A little pepper. Nutmeg and cinnamon.

  2. Dram Dracula did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Distilled in Dec 1984, matured in 3 different casks 98/35/5 of unknown previous content, then were vatted in a single sherry cask in Oct 1998, and bottled in Dec 2010.

  3. kanpai79 scored this whisky 93 points Specialist

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. Macallan4all did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    First fill into fresh bourbon barrels on 20th december 1984, matured for almost 14 years until 14th of october 1998. Then it was vatted and transferred into fresh sherry butts.

  5. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note of 2012:
    Whoa. Delicious. Before bottling everything still smells of chocolate, now I open the vial, and it comes to me an intense walnut cloud, then a breeze of basil. After pouring then full kitchen shelf in the nose, basil, thyme, Maggi, then on the tongue nice heavy, walnut, sweet, bittersweet, you do not want to let out of his mouth. Then stick well too. Good pure drinkable, because I do not need water. But for the record a droplet ... ne, let it be, that's fine as it is.

  6. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 475 € at Whiskyauction in Oct.2016

  7. Titi94 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Its strength, its roundness, its thickness and its suavity are guarantors of a remarkable maturation.
    • Nose
      Rich. Melted butter caramel. Slight notes of dried fruits. Here, the common thread is leather: from the softness of suede to the leather of an old armchair.
    • Taste
      Extraordinarily concentrated. Bitter butter caramel, dark chocolate, sour cherry. Similar to a very old bourbon.
    • Finish
      Dried coconut Suave and long.

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