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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 830 views]
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 | 1,806 views]
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 | 1,908 views]
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 | 2,273 views]
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 | 1,927 views]
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 | 2,176 views]
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 | 1,554 views]
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 | 2,160 views]
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 …

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[28 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,239 views]
Tasting the new kid on the block : Dalmore ‘Castle Loed’ vintage 1995

A little detour today, from all the lovely GlenDronachs I sampled and about to continue sampling tomorrow. Off to some Dalmore.
If you’ve read last week’s Newsflash, you pretty much know about this new release from The Dalmore. Basically it’s a limited edition created by Richard Paterson consisting of 5,000 bottles worldwide. The whisky was distilled in 1995 then aged in a combination …

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[25 Oct 2010 | 10 Comments | 3,003 views]
Whisky Israel Sherry (mostly) Summit #2

A few good months passed since the Whisky Israel Peat (and others) Summit #1 we held at the end of July, and we were all very keen on having another summit, and the sooner, the better. Just like with the previous gathering, plenty of emails, phone calls, tweets and dates moving around were involved until we all were content with …