Set amidst the pretty surroundings on the Cromarty Firth, Dalmore is one of the most attractive distilleries in Scotland
Telephone :01349 882362
Fax :01349 883655
Owning Company :The Whyte & Mackay Group PLC
Production Status :Operational
Source : Gildermory loch
Age when bottled :12 yrs
No. of Wash Stills :4
No. of Spirit Stills :4
Cask Woods :American white oak, oloroso sherry butts
Special Bottlings :Stillman's Dram, 26-yr old
Export Bottlings :Export, 43%
Nose :Rich, fresh, with a suggestion of sweetness
Taste :Full flavour which finishes a touch dry
Comments :Another really good malt. After-dinner.
Description :Located in a scenic position overlooking the Black Isle and Cromarty Firth, the distillery was founded in 1839 by Alexander Matheson, a merchant. It was acquired by the Mackenzie family in 1886, then Whyte and Mackay, who are now owned by American Brands. It was used as a factory to manufacture mines in World War I and was burned down, but rebuilt in 1922. The distillery has had eight stills since 1966, and uses water from the River Alness. It produces the Dalmore Single Highland Malt, which is a fresh, rich well-balanced whisky. Tours of the distillery are available by appointment only.
Directions :On B817, 1 mile SE of Alness, Dalmore, Ross and Cromarty, Highland.
Opening Hours :Open by appt only. Groups limited to ten at most.