Price: $110 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Dalmore / Whyte & Mackay
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
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