April 20, 2013
Dalmore is famous for its orange aromas, and this expression showcases them particularly, also it proves that Dalmore does not need sherry to shine. – Rating: 87/100
September 2, 2011
Unfortunately, the refill cask could not give this malt the richness we have come to expect from a Dalmore. There are some nice flavours, but they are a little too subtle for my taste. – Rating: 76/100
February 4, 2011
This is a rich sherried dram as could be expected of Dalmore, but for my taste it’s a bit too much on the dry side to be fully enjoyable. – Rating: 81/100
June 9, 2010
A perfect after-dinner malt when you want that extra little luxury, full-bodied and complex with concentrated flavours. – Rating: 91/100
July 19, 2009
Quite nice to sip, but has also small flaws. – Score: 79/100
April 29, 2013
It all started with Glenmorangie.since the 1990s the concept of multiple cask maturation of whisky ahs been established in the industry.
March 17, 2013
Yet another time the issue of investing in whisky resurfaces. In a way this is starting to get tiresome, but I believe this news is too important to be ignored.
January 31, 2013
Musings about the 2013 Whisky Bible
January 2, 2013
Looking back at 2012, it was quite a turbulent year in the whisky business, particularly in the second half. Lots of things have happened, so it is worthwhile to take a break and reflect some of the major milestones.
November 28, 2012
Yesterday I came across a news article in French about Rémy Cointreau’s plans for the newly acquired Bruichladdich distillery
November 12, 2012
On Friday, the long-negotiated deal between Diageo and United spirits has finally been finalized. Diageo pays £1.3 billion for a 53.4% stake in the company.
November 5, 2012
Lamenting about rising whisky prices has become a regular pastime. So I think it is time to have a closer look at how much prices have actually risen over the last years.
October 29, 2012
Musings about failed luxury whisky auctions and whisky investment
September 22, 2012
I have done some number crunching with the bottle data in the Whisky Monitor to see if there is a noticeable trend how independent bottlings do for a specific distillery.
September 18, 2012
Thoughts on the current trend of whisky charity auctions.
July 1, 2012
As much as we love to complain about the premiumization of whisky that’s been happening in recent years, the wine business has always been a step ahead.
May 17, 2012
A summary of the Scotch single malt blind tasting competition
May 2, 2012
Hikers beware! Twenty-one rabid stags are on the loose in the Scottish Highlands. The gang have have named themselves Constellation Collection
March 4, 2012
In tough times on the financial market it is not really a suprise that also collectable whisky moves into the focus of financial investors.
December 15, 2011
The age-old debate about what should be done with whisky has recently be been regurgitated once again. I feel compelled to throw in my tuppence here because I feel both views make up the two sides of a coin.
July 22, 2011
This is an entirely subjective collection of whisky pricing monstrosities that I have come across in the past months.
June 11, 2011
An in-depth review of five different whisky glasses
April 12, 2011
Looking for that special whisky gift? Here is the Glenmorangie Pride 1981. A 28 year old single malt with an extremely tight limitation of 1000 bottles very affordably priced at only €2750.
February 21, 2011
Distillery manager Charlie Smith in person hosted a masterclass at the Munich festival. I was delighted to see that their two top bottlings (25yo and 30yo) were poured, along with the 12yo FOCM bottling and the 18yo.