Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Bourbon, Matusalem Sherry, Cabernet Sauvignon
44.0 % Vol.
700 ml
New Label (2012)
Added on
24 Feb 2012 5:00 pm

Average value

€ 95,71

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Whisky Reviews for Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

36 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.58 points

  1. larswehmeier scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Looks pretty young to me. Light fruity. Almost a bit put on in the direction of chewing gum. Some cocoa over time. A subtle acidity in the taste - reminiscent of orange. Mild and rather short on the finish.

  2. thijs100 scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    The Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve comes up short on the palate, even though the nose has many redeeming qualities.
    • Nose
      An overall sweetness with dried fruits, but also plums, orange peel with a hint of triple sec.  Touches of vanilla, honey, mead and a whiff of cappuccino as well. Finally some brown sugar. Very pleasant and neatly balanced.
    • Taste
      Sweet but with bitter notes of espresso and burnt caramel. There's toffee, fudge and chocolate, but also a fair amount of spices.
    • Finish
      Lingering bitterness. Medium in length. Finally some sweetness.

  3. ctu scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Not bad, but weak for cigar malt, and not too good in price / value ratio. 83/84.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Orange peel, sherry, waxy fruits, citruses, marzipan and a touch of wine.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Vanilla, spicy oak, sherry, honeyed banana, forest fruits and orange peel.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium length, spicy, dry.

  4. Heligoland1890 scored this whisky 81 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      78 78

  5. Estega7 scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Kaleva scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Very pleasant whisky. Feels somewhat young, but well balanced and gives good overall impression. However, I didn't manage to taste it together with a cigar :)
    • Nose
      Dried fruits (plum), caramel, orange zest, dark chocolate, sherry
    • Taste
      Spicy, slightly smoky, vanilla
    • Finish
      Medium-long, warm, dry, spicy

  7. whiskyd scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      68 68

  8. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      72 72
      orange peel
    • Taste
      71 71
    • Finish
      69 69
      orange peel takes over, dry tobacco finish

  9. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, sherry, oaky, and strong vanilla.
    In the mouth, pastry sensation, caramel "toffee", vanilla, spices too, then fruits a little macerated (cooked orange, raisins de Corinth), it is very sweet, but also monolithic!
    In the end, long on the same flavors, like a bourbon in fact, lacking subtlety.

    A dram to drink in syrup, where to remember a typicity "Dalmorienne"!

  10. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Great NAS, priced he should like but like 20, - less cost. ;) Otherwise, I like the slight exotic hints in it.
    • Nose
      Cinnamon, caramel, berries, vanilla, Sherrylastig, a little exotic but also comes through (therefore probably suitable for Cigars)
    • Taste
      Great fruits, sherry with banana caramel sweets, mango, with vanilla-eos, cinnamon, ground spices, berry bushes, orange
    • Finish
      Spicy, ginger, clove, sherry, medium-long


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