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Dalmore 15-year-old

Overall rating
82.34/100
votes
81
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Matusalem, Apostoles, Amoroso Sherry Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
M1252 87
Added on
26 Sep 2010 12:54 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 60.00

4 × in wishlist

81 × member ratings

224 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dalmore 15-year-old

19 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.34 points

  1. theo22 scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    This malt makes everything "objectively" wrong.
    Bottled only with 40%, cold filtered and with E 150 in it.
    An ugly antler on the bottle. ;-)
    But it tastes good to me.
    He does not do it all wrong, if only he would present it better ...
    Reminds me aromatic away to the Macallan 12 Sherry Oak.
    Maybe my positive attitude is due to the fact that I got the liter bottle as a gift. ;-)

  2. dirkmemphis scored this whisky 85 points Moderator

  3. dirkmemphis scored this whisky 85 points Moderator

  4. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. Kodijack scored this whisky 70 points Member Senior

    Cannot really grasp it. Somedays it's ok, somedays I don't like it at all. Heavy Sherry inside...

  6. hs305 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [November, 2014]  I emptied a bottle that I bought for 57 Euro in October, 2014.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 82,5.  My notes state "okayish, but nothing remarkable about it".

  7. Doctor B. scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. irrerelevant scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    somehow "dead" in the glass, musty raisins, alcohol, with sherry casks over-washed refill hogsheads, inharmonious, peppery, Christmas spices, nutmeg

  9. KayMeertens did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note moved to ID 53353. That's the one with the printed stag rather than the glued-on one.

  10. AR71 did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Dalmore has changed not only the labels, but also the content of the bottles for the 15y old. Whereas the older ones are 100% matured in Sherry-Casks, the new one that I had recently bought, was matured first in oak casks and then moved, for an additional time (I think it was 3 years) to Sherry casks.
    That makes a tremendous taste difference and should be entered here as a different bottle type of the 15y old.

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