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Ben Nevis Coire Leis Single Malt was first released in 2021. The Coire Leis single malt Scotch whisky by Ben Nevis Distillery is named after the water source for the distillery. A small loch that runs down the slopes of Scotland’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Ben Nevis Coire Leis is a single malt with no age statement, although the contents are reportedly around 8 to 10 years old. The whisky is fully matured in first-fill ex-bourbon casks an bottled at 46% ABV.
Ben Nevis Distillery is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland. The distillery is nestled at the foot of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, giving its malt a renowned name ‘the dew of Ben Nevis’ . The distillery was founded by ‘Long John’ Macdonald in 1825 and in 1848 in a cunning way of promotion presented a cask to Queen Victoria when she visited Fort William. They produce both malt and grain whiskies simultaneously due to installation in 1955 of a special still.
Expect creamy caramel, baked apples, orange peel and digestive biscuit malt.