Tag Archives: Dalmore

A Christmas toast at the Dubber end 1

Putting the finishing touches on the year and thought I’d pause to raise a toast to everyone who helped make 2011 a good one for Clutch and I. We visited some lovely places, drank some astonishingly good whisky, met some wonderful people and had the opportunity to taste and write about some incredible drams. Not […]

Dalmore Rivers Collection: The Spey Dram 0

Photo by Junnn It’s worth noting that the collection has been created by Richard ‘The Nose’ Paterson, who is Whyte & Mackay’s talented (and world-renowned) master blender – and according to the blurb here, each expression is different and reflects the character of Scotland’s four greatest salmon rivers. I have to be honest here: I […]

Dalmore Rivers Collection: The Tweed Dram 0

Photo by christianvassdal Known as perhaps the best and most prolific of the salmon-fishing rivers, the Tweed River is both celebrated and supported by the release of the third of this series of Dalmore rivers collection bottlings: the Tweed Dram. A lighter and more delicate scotch than the previous two (Tay and Dee), this has […]

Dalmore Rivers Collection: The Dee Dram 7

Photo by aldenchadwick The second in the series of the four Dalmore Rivers whiskies is the Dee Dram. Quite a different character to the Tay I tasted yesterday. It’s more bitter – not in an unpleasant way, but in the way that dark chocolate, espresso beans and walnuts are more bitter than cake. In fact, […]

Dalmore Rivers Collection: The Tay Dram 0

Photo by Jackal1 It’s not often you get charity whisky. And you wouldn’t necessarily associate your favourite dram with an ecological cause. But Dalmore have launched a series of whiskies specifically to raise money to protect Scotland’s rivers. It’s not the first time they’ve done this – the Dalmore Dee Dram was launched last year […]