Which is the best Dalmore?

Highest rated whiskies with > 3 votes

  • 95.12. Dalmore 50-year-old.
  • 94.49. Dalmore 40-year-old.
  • 94.47. Dalmore 50-year-old.
  • 94.35. Dalmore 40-year-old.
  • 94.19. Dalmore 1974.

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Is the Dalmore a good scotch?

Based on 590 votes, the average rating for The Dalmore 12 Year Old is 8.1/10. Top reviews for The Dalmore 12 Year Old: ― Excellent experience from nose through palate to finish. Maybe the best scotch I’ve ever had so far.

Is Dalmore King Alexander III worth it?

The Dalmore King Alexander III is worth every penny (and I can say it, because I put my hand in my pocket to actually buy it as a Christmas treat for myself). This might be the best whisky I’ve bought this year. I’ve seen it online for about £115, but hunt around – especially at auction – and you might get a bargain.

Why is Dalmore expensive?

Like the Dalmore 64 Trinitas, it has whiskeys that are more than a century old, dating back to the mid-19th century. The wooden mold used to create its decanter took over 100 hours to hand craft, and the platinum and crystal decanter that holds Dalmore 62 is part of why it costs a quarter million dollars.

What is a Whisky Bothy?

When I was 20 years old, I heard about huts in northern England and Scotland called bothies. Bothies are commonly described as open huts in remote places of Scotland, Wales, and England that remain unlocked and open to anyone.

Where is the Manx Bothy?

Bothies are found in remote mountainous areas of Scotland, Northern England, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Isle of Man. They are particularly common in the Scottish Highlands, but related buildings can be found around the world (for example, in the Nordic countries there are wilderness huts).

Is Dalmore a peaty scotch?

Very seldom the Dalmore uses peated malt to achieve distinctive smoky notes. In 1982, the distillery retired its own malting process, opting instead to source its malt from an industrialised distributor.

What age is Dalmore King Alexander?

It is initially matured for 12 years in American white oak ex-bourbon casks then split between Amoroso, Apostoles and Matusalem oloroso for three. This 18 year old expression harnesses bolder notes.

What is the most expensive Glenlivet?

Glenlivet Winchester — $25,000 It’s a collaboration with designer Bethan Gray and features 50-year-old whisky from what the distillery calls an exceptional 1966 vintage.

What’s the difference between the Dalmore 12 and 25?

Here’s my thoughts on each, all the way from The Dalmore 12 to The Dalmore 25. The Dalmore feels like a distillery built around premium, well-aged, sherry-influenced selections, rather than the kind of company that has in more recent years turned toward non-age-stated flagships, as has become more common in the scotch whisky industry.

What kind of whisky is in Dalmore 18 year?

Oloroso is a dark and rich variety of sherry and it is often aged for decades. The richness of the Oloroso is one of the signatures of The Dalmore 18 Year. Vital Stats: Highland Single Malt Scotch aged 14 years in ex-bourbon barrels before moving to Matusalem Oloroso 30 Year casks for four additional years.

Which is the best single malt from Dalmore?

Almond butter and butterscotch are highlights on the palate, with moderate residual sweetness and digestive biscuit-like maltiness, with a hint of cinnamon. Certainly, this is a very nicely composed 12-year single malt, and probably the best pure value in The Dalmore lineup, considering that many of the other bottles push well past $100.

What kind of cask does Dalmore House use?

Rather, the Dalmore house style is to begin the aging process in American white oak bourbon casks, before then transferring to exclusive sherry casks from Spain’s Gonzalez Byass, until such time as master distiller Richard Paterson deems them ready.