The KOTQ has enjoyed 2 tastings from the Dalwhinnie distillery

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Distillery Region Open Blends
Dalwhinnie Western Highlands 1897 – Today Buchanan
       
Status Ownership Water Source Production
Active Diageo Lochan an Doire-Uaine 2,200,000 liters/year
       
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DALWHINNIE yo 01Q4 – DALWHINNIE 15 yo [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bop
Min wood finish
Smoke, light salt
Simple, narrow
Tingly, enterprising
01Q4-Centennial
January 26th, 2002
Centennial
blonde & legal
crystalline
lightly salted
sweet and memorable
bad timing before dinner
01Q4-Centennial
January 26th, 2002
Cyclone
candy, smoke, elvish (LOTR) complex
slippery quick
smoky salty not too
Aberlour is more of a meal. This is more of an appetizer.
01Q4-Centennial
January 26th, 2002
Irving
Red oak
LIght esters, light salt – then disappears
Palatte fatigue. Try it again.
01Q4-Centennial
January 26th, 2002
Lakeview
Light oak
Peaty fruit
Light smoky finish
01Q4-Centennial
January 26th, 2002
Tao
Light oak
Light
Light
Smooth not distinguised
01Q4-Centennial
January 26th, 2002
Ville
Oak
01Q4-Centennial
January 26th, 2002

DALWHINNIE yo Distillers Edition 13Q4 – DALWHINNIE 16 yo Distillers Edition [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]