Beinn Dubh Black Mountain
Pronounced ‘Ben Doo’ And Meaning Black Mountain
After The Success Of Cu Dhub, The Black Whisky Made At Speyside For Danish Bottler Mac Y, The Distillery Has Decided To Launch Its Own Version. Beinn Dubh Translates As ‘Black Mountain’.
Nose – Caramel, Toasty, Soy, Walnut And Burnt Raisins.
Palate – Cold Coffee With Dark Brown Sugar, Vanilla And Dried Fruit.
Finish – Toffee And Chocolate Malt.
Deanston Is The Only Distillery In Scotland That Is Self-Sustaining For Electricity, Being Equipped With A Dam And A Turbine.
Nose – Honey With The Faintest Hint Of Peat And Grand Orange Blossom Backing.
Palate – Delightfully Clean In The Mouth With Fine Texture And Super Balance. Fine Oak Support And Beautifully Tempered, Rich Barley. Vanilla And Sweet Spice Give Soft, Smooth Feel In The Mouth.
Finish – Big Burst Of Honey Leads Into Refined Finish.
Ben Nevis 10
Ben Nevis 10 Year Old Is A Superb Introduction To The Distillery’s Style This 10 Year Old Single Malt Is A Firm Representative Of The Western Highland Style.
Nose – Fresh And Quite Dry. A Supple Greenness With Soft Leafy Notes With A Rich Fruitiness. Hints Of Orange And Seville Marmalade With A Light Vinous Character And Nutty Undertones.
Palate – Gentle Dryness. Toffee. Looming Omnipresent Are Solid Peat Notes With A Bitter Sweetness.
Finish – Silken, Toffee And Caramel Notes Balanced With A Touch Of Mochaccino And Dark Chocolate On The Tail.
Nose – Very sweet on the nose. Initially it is all creme caramel, caramelised fruit sugars, wood sugar, toffee and fudge before some apple and peach come through. In time a charred note of bourbon with a pleasing dusty dryness.
Palate – A sweet start on the palate. The alcohol gives a little tongue-tingling buzz the result is a good mid-palate weight. The dry distillery character is there still, but there is now depth to counter. Water slightly dismantles the different elements, but adds some dried mint.
Finish – A deep and dark finish.