As I mentioned in my past review of Dalmore 12, I’ve run low on really rare malts to try at our favourite pub in Leicester, The Parcel Yard. Thus I’m forced to try out some malts that I can’t get back home that I typically move away from.
Dalmore’s are not cheap. That’s a given we all know about. Ignoring the constellation series completely and just looking at the main ones, they act like the princes of the Highland malts. And why not? They are the family that saved King Alexander III from the stag, which in turn they are allowed to show the stag off the front of their bottles.
The Dalmore 15 year goes about aging in a different way from other sherried malts (seems to be a pattern with Dalmore). It spends 12 years in ex-bourbon American oak casks, and then three years in three different sherry…
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