Overall rating
Single Malt
Douglas McGibbon (McG)
Bottling serie
McGibbon's Provenance
Winter 1996
Spring 2008
Stated Age
11 years old
One Sherry Finished Butt
DMG 4236
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
22 Jan 2009 8:28 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 40.00

3 × in wishlist

10 × member ratings

5 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 1996 McG

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.38 points

  1. zinaf scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    what a great Ben Nevis. I thoroughly enjoyed this dram both times when I tried it.
    btw what does "one sherry finished butt means"?
    • Nose
      wow, it's a candy bag; sweet flowers; cherry jam
    • Taste
      sweet; mouth coating; good body; nicely sherried. delicious
    • Finish
      short to medium; nice spices; there is sweetness as well.

  2. Furtia scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. Lafroy scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Nose gives the sense of varnish, spirits, fruit and citrus notes, watermelon, almonds and spring flowers. Additionally, some notes of sherry oak and marmalade.
    • Taste
      It starts with huge sweet, honey, fruits and spices, watermelon, light spirits, some chocolate with alcohol filling.
    • Finish
      Medium long, very sweet and smoothing.

  4. Sir Provenance did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Original Tasting Notes:Massively spiced and gingery on the nose – softening as it warms to a more caramelised, sweet nature. With a spicey tang on the palate, detect also syrupy, gristy and fruity influences – maybe even some mocha, all running to a barley, spiced, coffee, style and lightly mentholated finish. (F)


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