4 Ben Nevis Whiskies

There’s “honey barrel” years. There’s “weird casks”. There’s a distillery making a spirit completely differently than they normally do. Distillery warehouses get full, and eventually, it’s not just blenders buying their barrels, it’s independent bottlers. And frankly, I love it all. Each time a distillery has some ebb and flow it really is fun for […]

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6 Ben Nevis Reviews

So for awhile now I have been on and off with Ben Nevis. I hard heard of variation in what you got, that it was big in Japan (so you were competing with richer, more experienced whisky nerds), and that sometimes, just sometimes, it didn’t really work. So when I was told that we could […]

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Ben Nevis 20 1996 Sansibar

So far we’re over a week into the Advent samples that I’ve been doing, and with this being Advent Day #8, we’ve had a few surprises, yet nothing overly epic. Well, that’s about to change because my wife’s drunk “order” by Abv. is ramping up. I have been adding drops of water to pick apart […]

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Ben Nevis 18 The Maltman

Thanks to /u/boyd86 for bringing this dram to our latest tasting (that I’ve written up). I will now try and explain the current situation of buying alcohol in Ontario. Please don’t leave. (cue Bush clip of “Please clap” here). I’m topical. Okay, so back in 1916, Ontario kept up it’s Tsundere love of the US by […]

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