Dalmore 15

Dalmore 15

Price: $110 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Dalmore / Whyte & Mackay

Region: Highland

40% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 15 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, finished in Amoroso, Apostles, and Matusalem oloroso sherry casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Extra e150a!

 


 

Color: Deep tawny e150a goodness

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Sherry, dried fruits, raisins, muscovado sugar, malt, and oak

Mouthfeel: Watery

Palate/Taste: Sherry, dried fruits, caramel, light roast coffee, vanilla

Finish: Short, with little warmth, caramel, raisins, dried fruits, and a touch of ginger

Thoughts: Dalmore, why? Why do you filter, color, and water your delicious base malts into oblivion. I can taste the greatness you do your best to destroy, but it’s clearly there. You should forfeit your casks to me so that I may care for them as the scotch gods intended.

Score: 78 out of 100

 

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