Dalmore Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Dalmore Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Dalmore is located on the shores of the Cromarty Firth, in the picturesque landscape of the highlands towards the Black Isle, was founded by Alexander Matheson and leased to the Sunderland family in 1839th 1850 took over Margret Sunderland line Dalmore. From 1867 the brothers Charles, Andrew and Alexander Mackenzie led the distillery. 1874 The number of stills from two to four has been extended. After the death of Alexander Matheson in 1886 the distillery in 1891 by Sir Kenneth Matheson sold for 14,500 £ to the Mackenzie brothers. 1917 pulled the Royal Navy at a Dalmore to produce mines. Part of the distillery was damaged by an explosion during the withdrawal of the Royal Navy. Because Andrew Mackenzie and the Royal Navy could not agree on compensation, Mackenzie led the process into the House of Lords. In 1922, the whisky production started again. The Malting Floors in 1956 replaced by a Saladin box. In 1960, the Dalmore-Whyte and Mackay Ltd. was the merger of Mackenzie Brothers (Dalmore) Ltd. and the Whyte and Mackay Ltd. Founded. The number of stills was expanded in 1966 from four to eight, 1982, Saladin box inoperative and since purchased the malt of other malt houses. 1990 bought American Brands Whyte and Mackay and changed its name in 1996 in JBB (Greater Europe). Following a management buy-out, the company was bought in 2001 by Fortune Brands and renamed Kyndal Spirits. 2002 took place a renewed renaming in Whyte and Mackay. The water of the members of the Highlands / Northern Highlands distillery comes from the River Alness. The malt is obtained from foreign malting (Bairds Malt, Inverness). The distillery has a mash tun (9.2 tonnes) of stainless steel fermentation tanks and eight (49,500 per L) of Douglas fir. Is distilled in four wash stills (two to 16,500 per liter and two of them, each 8250 l) and four spirit stills (two of them each 11,364 liters and two of them, each 7340 l) which are heated by steam. For years, the 12-year-old was the only original bottling Dalmore in the market. Since 2002 there is also a 21-year-olds, a 30-year-olds (for the North American market) and the Cigar Malt. Today s standard bottlings consist of 12, 15 and 18 year olds, the Cigar Malt Reserve and King Alexander III. Furthermore, there is a wide range of special bottlings and Rivers Collection. Approximately one third of distillates stored in sherry casks, which the single malt whisky gives a slight sweetness, without losing its typical smokiness.

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