Tasting Notes / Bottles from Dalmore



Dalmore 11 Year Old Duthies (Wm Cadenhead)
Dalmore 11 Year Old Duthies (Wm Cadenhead)

I picked up a 200ml bottle of this at the Cadenheads Shop in Edinburgh for the Livingston Whisky Club night, and just totally loved it.

Dalmore 12 Year Old
Dalmore 12 Year Old

Today I’m getting back to basics and delving into some Dalmore 12 year old.

Dalmore 14 Year Old 1996 Single Cask (Master of Malt)
Dalmore 14 Year Old 1996 Single Cask (Master of Malt)

Second in my little series of Master of Malt own bottlings is this lovely 14 Year Old Dalmore

Dalmore 15 Year Old
Dalmore 15 Year Old

Tasted as part of the Whisky Wires Dalmore Twitter Tasting this 15 year old from Dalmore is a cracking wee dram.

Dalmore 17yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Dalmore 17yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

I've never been tottaly sure on the sherried Own bottlings from Dalmore but this 17 year old ex bourbon from Douglas Laing's Old Particular range, tasted at a visit to their Glasgow headquarters, real

Dalmore 18 Year Old
Dalmore 18 Year Old

Tasted as part of the Whisky Wires Dalmore Twitter Tasting this 18 year old from Dalmore is a cracking dram.

Dalmore 2001 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)
Dalmore 2001 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)

A Single cask Dalmore that hasn't been near a cask (or 6) of some weird Sherry or wine is exactly what I wanted from the Gordon and MacPhail Dalmore 2001 from their Connoisseurs Choice range, and it certainly delivered.

Dalmore 21 Year Old
Dalmore 21 Year Old

This recently announced The Dalmore 21 is initially matured in American white oak and finessed in hand-selected first-fill Matusalem oloroso sherry butts from the Gonzalez Byass bodega in Jerez de la Frontera.

Dalmore 24yr Ex Rum (Wm Cadenheads)
Dalmore 24yr Ex Rum (Wm Cadenheads)

This is another of those drams that arrived as a sample from a friend who i regularly swap samples with, and an interesting one it is too.

Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve
Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

It was at the Whisky Fringe this year that i had the pleasure of trying the Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve and an interesting experience it was too.

Dalmore King Alexander III
Dalmore King Alexander III

Tasted as part of the Whisky Wires Dalmore Twitter Tasting this King Alexander III from Dalmore is a real malt drinkers dram.

Dalmore Port Wood Reserve
Dalmore Port Wood Reserve

Dalmore is a distillery i can have a bit of a love/hate relationship with due to their extensive use of sherry casks and my love of ex bourbon casks.

Dalmore The Distillery Exclusive 2015
Dalmore The Distillery Exclusive 2015

This Distillery Exclusive from The Dalmore is a dram I was really excited about, it's not often we get higher strength The Dalmore

Dalmore Valour
Dalmore Valour

I was lucky to sample this recent release into the Travel Retail market, The Dalmore Valour, after recieving a sample directly from Dalmore

SMWS 13.47 Its a Knockout
SMWS 13.47 Its a Knockout

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 13.47 It's a Knockout was one from the list that really interested me.