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Dalmore 12 Year Old

A box of Raisins?

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@GotOak91Review by @GotOak91

25th Aug 2013


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I enjoyed a little series of tastings I had at my favorite bar. This, Glenlivet Nadurra, and Rittenhouse Rye 100 BiB.

Nose: Starting off with a big whiff of raisins, quite interesting to start off but understandable since half of this bottling is aged in sherry casks, the other half in ex-bourbon barrels. Orange notes, caramel, and tobacco round this off. Interesting, seems a little unorderly.

Body: With swirling, I noticed thin relatively quick moving legs down the glass.

Taste: Toasted barley/grains, toffee, slightly noted red fruits, cocoa/dark chocolate notes seem to gather in. Interesting, order seems to be coming together.

Finish: Medium length with drying notes of continued cocoa/dark chocolate. Orange notes try to flicker through.

Overall: An interesting drop. Not really my kind of whisky (yet I do enjoy sherry influences just not so much in this particular fashion.

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