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Ben Nevis Scotch Whisky Distillery

Ben Nevis Distillery, Loch Bridge, Fort William PH33 6TJ
Tel: +44 (0)1397 702476

Ben Nevis Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsBen Nevis Distillery (Fort William) Ltd (Nikka)
Location Highland
Water source Allt a' Mhuilinn (The Mill Burn).
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 2,000,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

knockdhu distillery
spirit safe

Ben Nevis Distillery History
1825 Established by ‘Long John’ McDonald.
1955 Taken over by new proprietors with Joseph Hobbs in the driving seat. Coffey still installed for the production of grain spirit
1989 Acquired by present owners Nikka (Japan)
1990 Production of malt whisky revived, but not of grain whisky

Ben Nevis Distillery Comments
The distillery is at the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest peak, 4,406 feet above sea level.
Under Joseph Hobb’s ownership, a Coffey still was installed, making this distillery one of the first to produce malt and grain whisky simultaneously.

Ben Nevis Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsBen Nevis 10 Year Old
Ben Nevis 15 Year Old
Ben Nevis 1966 (25 Year Old)
Ben Nevis 26 Year Old
Ben Nevis Single Grain

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Ben Nevis Distillery Visitor Centre Information
Contact +44 (0)1397 700200
All Year Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Admission charge Adult: £2.00
Child: £1.00
One adult ticket can be used to obtain a discount of £3.00 when purchasing a bottle of whisky from a selected range.
Comments Times extended into evening and weekends during the summer months. Tours outwith these times can be specially arranged.

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