This review focuses on a delicious expression of Ben Nevis which was distilled in 1999, matured in a bourbon hogshead for 20 years before being bottled at a cask strength ABV of 53% in 2020.
So, let's dive right into the review!
The Single Cask Ben Nevis 1999 20 Years Old (53% abv)
Nose: Lemon and lime on the nose, with cinnamon, funk, vanilla and some orange.
Palate: Nuttiness at the fore, with walnuts and almonds followed by lemon, lime, orange, cinnamon, vanilla and malt. The funk is more apparent with time.
Finish: Long and lingering with funk, citrus fruits, vanilla, cinnamon and malt.
This expression is nearly sold out and is available by the dram at The Single Cask, so be quick!