Highland Whisky: Dalmore
Dalmore Whisky History
Dalmore distillery was established in 1839 and is situated in the Scottish Highland whisky region. The tale of Dalmore dates back even further to 1263 when the chief of the Dalmore clan, Colin of Kintail, saved King Alexander III from a charging stag. This is where Dalmore gets its iconic stag head logo from.
Since it’s opening, Dalmore whisky has went from strength to strength, the founder of the distillery, Alexander Matheson, took a different route when it came to choosing a location for his distillery. Whilst others settled on areas that had good transport links, Matheson opted for a secluded area near the Cromarty Firth. The distilleries main source of water comes from the Alness river and helps give Dalmore whisky it’s unique and iconic taste that it’s known and loved for.