The Dalmore 18 Year Old
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery The Dalmore
  • Age 18 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • vanilla
  • dark chocolate
  • orange
  • cinnamon
  • citrus
  • coffee
  • nutmeg
  • liquorice
  • molasses

The Dalmore

18 Year Old (0.75l, 43%)
Price $222.99

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An opium smuggler gets a bit carried away and ends up as The Dalmore distillery founder. Guid!
 
The Dalmore is a distillery in Alness, Scotland, north of Inverness. Its location and flavor qualify it as a Highland malt. Hielan dram.
 
In 1839, Alexander Matheson invested profits from his illegal opium smuggling business to build The Dalmore Distillery in Scotland’s northern Highlands. There, he produced small batches of single malt Scotch Whisky until 1886, when the facility was sold to the MacKenzie family
 
When a MacKenzie saved Scottish King Alexander III from a charging stag, the regent awarded the family with a 12-point stag’s head for its coat of arms that now appears on the label of every bottle the distillery produces.  Recently, the MacKenzie motto "Luceo non Uro" or "I shine, not burn" has also been taken up by Dalmore. The Dalmore distillery is owned and operated by Whyte and Mackay.
 
Dalmore 18 is matured initially for 14 years in American white oak ex-Bourbon casks, the Whisky is then transferred to 30-year-old Matusalem Oloroso Sherry wood for a further four years. It is critically important that the distillery is located at sea level. Enveloped by the salt air, the sea-facing traditional dunnage warehouses provide the ideal conditions for maturation. 
 
Smartass Corner:
In 1870 Dalmore became the first malt Whisky ever to be exported. To Australia, to be precise. 


  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery The Dalmore
  • Age 18 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Rich amber, bronze
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Vanilla, dark chocolate, orange and a hint of cinnamon.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Dark chocolate, candied citrus fruits, coffee, nutmeg and liquorice.
 
Finish
A hint of citrus and molasses.
 
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  • vanilla
  • dark chocolate
  • orange
  • cinnamon
  • citrus
  • coffee
  • nutmeg
  • liquorice
  • molasses
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Character Dogson
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
A single bottle of Dalmor, from the "Trinitas" release, was the first bottle of Scotch Whisky to sell for more than $100,000.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
A single bottle of Dalmor, from the "Trinitas" release, was the first bottle of Scotch Whisky to sell for more than $100,000.
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