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[25 Oct 2015 | 5 Comments | ]
The New Dalmore 21 year old – Review and thoughts…

As much as I like Dalmore (I do, and I think they are capable of making awesome malt), it is really sad watching how Dalmore becomes a luxury brand with prices as high as they are and the liquid not matching it. What do I mean? take this new release for example , a 21 year old , at 42% …

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[20 Sep 2015 | 3 Comments | ]
The Dalmore distillery exclusive 2015 edition

Distillery exclusive bottling are always sought after by malt geeks, and It’s always nice to visit a distillery and buy a limited bottle you can not get elsewhere, it does remind you of fond memories when you revisit it when at home some months after the actual visit. If you ask the average whisky geek, the preferred format should be …

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Single Cask nation Dalmore 12 year old  [PX Finish]

A cask strength Dalmore, with no Caramel added, no fancy decanter? Can you believe it? Well, yes sir, and thank god for Indie bottlers such as Single Cask Nation (I know there are others) for letting us try Dalmore as it should be, NCF, CS, No coloring. Hallelujah.
This cask bottling, distilled in June 2000, spent twelve years aging in first …

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[25 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
A new Dalmore (duty free) named Valour

A few weeks ago The Dalmore released this new expression, intended for Duty Free shops worldwide. Why Valour? It’s  named after the Clan Mackenzie’s act of bravery in 1263 when an ancestor of the Mackenzie Clan bravely saved King Alexander III from a charging stag. The grateful King granted the Mackenzies with a ‘Royal’ 12-pointer stag in their coat of …

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[14 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasting the new Dalmore ‘Cromartie’

The Dalmore seems to hard at work with quite a lot of new releases in recent weeks. Only a week or so passed since I posted my notes about the new Cigar Malt Reserve,  and the 1995 special release and now a new limited edition – the ‘Cromartie’.This is  the third in a series of limited edition releases crafted by …

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[2 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
The Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

I am not a big Cigar smoker, and i rarely smoke, But sometimes i do fancy a cigar, and pairing it with a whisky is a task one has to give thought to. Pairing a delicate whisky with a powerful cigar can kill that whisky, and although it’s true that smoking a cigar does change how your whisky feels (no …

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[19 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
Tasting the new Dalmore 1995 (Whisky Shop Exclusive)

Only a few days ago The Dalmore has released a new limited expression which is now available only in the whisky shop chain. Named ‘The Distillery Manager’s Exclusive’ the whisky was chosen for release by Distillery Manager Ian Mackay to celebrate the at the newly refurbished Dalmore Distillery Visitor Centre. The ‘Distillery Manager’s Exclusive’ has been matured in Matusalem sherry …

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[28 Aug 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
The first online Google+ live whisky tasting by Whyte & Mackay

A few weeks ago (July13th to be more exact) i spotted a post on the W&M blog which announced the first ever G+ live whisky tasting, by the one and only Richard Paterson, Master blender extraordinaire at W&M…

Who fancies a dram with me? As I mentioned the other day I’m on Google+ and one of the features on there is …

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[26 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Tasting The Master of Malt Dalmore 1996 14-year-old  Single Cask

Another of MoM’s new single cask bottling at a good price, this time from the Dalmore distillery. A refill Hoggy took care of this dram for 14 years until bottled at CS. IB Dalmores are not bottled very frequently so this is should be interesting.
The Master of Malt , Dalmore 1996 14yo , Single Cask, 55.50%, £45 (Distilled 29th October …

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[23 Mar 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Tasting the Dalmore ‘Rivers Collection’

The Dalmore river collection consists of 4 different expressions created by W&M (and The Dalmore) Master Blender Richard Paterson, with each expression reflecting the the individual character of the 4 greatest salmon rivers in Scotland : Tay,Spey,Dee and Tweed. Each expression within the Dalmore Rivers collection has been individually matured in a combination of bourbon American White Oak and the …