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Dalmore King Alexander III

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  • Raided Score: 79
  • Publication: Whisky Rant
  • Excerpt: Nicely balanced, sophisticated and smooth. Lacks quite a bit character and way, way too quick finish.
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  • Raided Score: 83
  • Publication: Whiskey Wash
  • Excerpt: I found the dram to be somewhat of a disappointment. There is a busy quality to the drinking of this which I found to be cumbersome.
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  • Intro:

    Distilled by Dalmore and blended from stocks of select sherry casks, King Alexander III stands tall as the brand's key, core, bottling in their luxury line of whiskey. Truly a King indeed? Let's dive in.

  • Nose:

    Rich and funky on the nose, full of sherry character and a great deal of wine sweetness. Honey, toffee, blueberry, acai, fig and honey.

  • Taste:

    Light on the palate. Not a bold, boisterous, powerful palate, but there's a good deal of flavor. I'm having a hard time deciphering each casks influence here, as the flavors are moderately muted.

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    Medium to short finish. peppery, a good deal of blackberry, black pepper, cherry cordial and some blueberry.

  • Overall:

    Overall, if you're going to drink a modern Dalmore, this is the play for a professional, business class whiskey. That said, it's a bit muted throughout, and if you're chasing bold flavors, you won't find them here.

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