Dalmore is a Scottish Single Malt whisky. The distillery is based in the small town of Alness in the Highlands region of Scotland. The distillery was founded in 1839 by Alexander Matheson but upon his death the distillery was sold to Charles Mackenzie in 1867, it was after Charles bought the distillery that the distinctive stag was added as the company logo.
The story of Dalmore’s heritage dates back to 1263 when Chief of the Clan Mackenzie, Colin of Kintale saved King Alexander III from a charging stag. Recognizing this act of bravery, King Alexander granted the Mackenzie clan the right to use the Royal Stag emblem on their coat of arms. The Royal stag has a particular design of 12 pointed antlers and is proudly displayed on the front of every bottle.
Whilst Dalmore had always been a brand, historically the distillery’s main business was production of whisky for third party customers and the blended whisky market. Their main customer was Whyte & Mackay and it was no surprise that they took ownership of Dalmore in 1960. Whyte & Mackay’s main focus was blended whisky and supply of private label to supermarkets and as such the Dalmore business was unloved and the brand stagnated. This changed when United Spirits acquired the business and started to breathe life and love back into the brand. Packaging changes, product extensions Dalmore is back and product extensions are continually being rolled out. Older age statements of Dalmore can be particularly hard to come by, such is the demand, more and more of their products are now distributed on allocation.
The Dalmore taste characteristics are rich, smooth and full bodied. The distillery uses both old American whiskey casks and old Sherry Casks which provides balances of rich fruit flavours and sweeter caramelised and chocolate flavours.
Dalmore can’t be photo engraved or have printed images due to the shape of the bottle. To see the range of products that can be photo engraved or picture personalised with printed image take a look at the Personalised Whisky pages.
All Dalmore whisky are available on next day delivery, why not complete your purchase by adding a wooden gift box which can be viewed on the accessories pages.
New for Prestige Drinks are whisky gift hampers. Now you can choose your bottle and send a Dalmore whisky hamper by adding a hamper option during your add to cart options or see the whole range of whisky gift hampers via the alcohol gift hampers.
Dalmore whisky makes an ideal corporate gift. We can offer engraved logo branding and personalised messages of the bottles or provide your logo printed onto a wooden gift box. Whether you need just one bottle or hundreds we can offer a solution that meets your needs. Take a look at the corporate page and ways of getting in touch.