Dalmore 12yr Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Dalmore 12yr

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  • Distiller:

    Dalmore

  • Bottler:

    Dalmore

  • ABV:

    40%

  • Age:

    12 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: Orange carries over to the palate, with spicy dark chocolate, ginger, and cocktail cherries. The finish features vanilla, long-lasting dark chocolate, and prunes.
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  • Raided Score: 84
  • Publication: whiskyfun
  • Excerpt: Never underestimate Dalmore, just avoid about their hyper-hyperbolic marketing flannel. It is a great whisky.
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  • Raided Score: 83
  • Publication: The Whiskey Wash
  • Excerpt: It does not take long for the heavy sweetness to become a bit much, not dissimilar from eating too many pancakes in one sitting.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: The finish is pleasant and of decent length. In short, for the price, it's a solid choice.
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  • Raided Score: 77
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: This is nothing like I expected and nothing like I really remember Dalmore spirit to be like.
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  • Intro:

    This is the base, age stated release in Dalmore's core line.

  • Nose:

    Mildly lactic, sweet raisin bread, sweet caramel and faint cocoa. There's some odd fruitiness, melons and faint banana.

  • Taste:

    Thin and again, mildly lactic. faint brown sugar, tastes young, almost as if there is some new make spirit in the mix. Raisin bread notes are here again.

  • Finish:

    Short and mildly funky. Lactic, sweet fruitiness, that young note dominates again.

  • Overall:

    This is nothing like I expected and nothing like I really remember Dalmore spirit to be like. Interesting. I am really looking forward to trying more expressions again to formally review. That said, I just didn't love this one.

  • Score:

    4

  • By t8ke
  • Our in house critic rates spirits on a scale of 0-10 (10 best) and is aggregated the same as external sources
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