Ben Nevis 14 Years Old Ingelred Cask 186 62.2% 2008

€ 95,00   - € 82,00 (ex Vat)
99,22 (in Vat)
Ben Nevis - 14 Years Old Ingelred Cask 186 62.2% 2008 In Orginal Box
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Distillery Ben Nevis
Bottler Blackadder
Serie Ingelred
Bottled for Ingelred Whisky with an Edge
Distilled date 01.2008
Bottling date 04.2022
Country Scotland
Region Highlands
Age 14
Cask Type 1st Fill Bourbon
Cask Number 186
Alcohol percentage 62.2
Volume 0,70
Condition In original container
Label Perfect
Stock 6

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Ben Nevis Distillery, situated at the foot of the majestic Ben Nevis mountain in the Scottish Highlands, is renowned for producing whiskies of exceptional quality and character. Among its impressive range of expressions, the Ben Nevis 14 Years Old Ingelred Cask 186 stands out as a testament to the distillery's commitment to creating remarkable single malts.

Distilled in January 2008 and bottled in April 2022, this particular release was carefully matured in a first-fill Bourbon cask, allowing the whisky to absorb the rich and distinctive flavors of American oak. Bottled as an independent bottling by Blackadder for their esteemed Ingelred series, it showcases the expertise and meticulous selection applied by this renowned bottler.

Upon nosing, the Ben Nevis 14 Years Old Ingelred Cask 186 offers a delightful array of aromas. Notes of Haribo bananas immediately evoke a playful sweetness, complemented by the allure of candied sugar. A hint of peat smoke adds a subtle earthiness to the bouquet. The presence of vanilla provides a comforting warmth, while maintaining a delicate balance.

On the palate, the whisky delivers a captivating blend of flavors. The sweetness prevails, with the sensation of indulging in chocolate with a high cocoa content. The dryness interplays with the sweetness, creating a harmonious contrast that keeps the taste buds intrigued. The rich and velvety texture allows the whisky to coat the palate, ensuring a truly immersive and satisfying experience.

The finish is long and slightly peppery, leaving a lasting impression. The lingering flavors of the candied sugar provide a delightful sweetness, while a touch of spice adds depth and complexity to the overall profile. This combination of sweetness and peat creates a unique and memorable finish that lingers on the palate.

The Ben Nevis 14 Years Old Ingelred Cask 186 exemplifies the art of maturation and the influence of bourbon casks on whisky. It showcases the distillery's commitment to crafting exceptional expressions that captivate the senses and leave a lasting impression.

For whisky enthusiasts and collectors alike, this bottling represents a coveted addition to any discerning collection. The artful combination of Ben Nevis' craftsmanship and Blackadder's expertise in selecting casks results in a whisky of exceptional quality. Whether enjoyed on special occasions or cherished as a precious memento, the Ben Nevis 14 Years Old Ingelred Cask 186 is sure to delight and enchant whisky connoisseurs around the world.

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