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1 Ben Nevis 1996 Hogshead #878 / Cask in storage at Ben Nevis Distillery - sample TBC

Lot: 203603

1 Ben Nevis 1996 Hogshead #878 / Cask in storage at Ben Nevis Distillery - sample TBC

Winning Bid: £10,000
(Reserve not met) This lot currently has: 5 bids

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Ben Nevis
23 year old
still in cask
Cask Type: 
Bottled Strength: 
49.5% as of June 2019
Bottle Size: 
169.29 Litre Bulk as of June 2019
Distillery Status: 
product Details

1 Ben Nevis 1996 Hogshead #878 / Cask in storage at Ben Nevis Distillery

This cask of Ben Nevis was bonded on 9th July 1996

  • Original bulk: 254 Litres
  • Original strength: 63.4%

Cask #878 was re-gauged in June 2019.

  • New Bulk 169.29 Litres - this equates to 241 bottles at cask strength. 
  • 84.22 Litres RLA
  • Strength 49.5%

All relevant paperwork will accompany this purchase. Ownership of the cask will be transferred once payment is processed post auction. Any costs relating to storage, removal from storage, bottling and duty/tax payments will become the responsibility of the new owner.

The cask is currently held in bond at Ben Nevis Distillery. 

Please note if the new owner is a UK revenue trader (business), they will need to be registered with HMRC and hold a WOWGR certificate.

If they are a revenue trader outside the UK, they will need to have a Duty Representative in the UK (the Duty Rep would be registered with HMRC and there is usually an annual charge for their services)

Important Notice

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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.