Ben Nevis Coire Leis Scotch Whisky
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.
700mL 46% ABV