Dallas Dhu was founded in 1898 by Alexander Edward, a prominent local distiller, with construction being completed in 1899. The distillery changed hands a couple of times before coming under the wing of the Distiller's Co. Ltd (DCL) in 1929. It was silent from 1929-36 and, following a fire that destroyed the stillhouse, from 1939-47. It was e ... Read More »
A 1975 vintage from closed Distillery Dallas Dhu, bottled in 2007 by Gordon & Macphail. The distillery buildings are just down the road from Gordon & Macphail's shop, and these days house a whisky museum. ONE BOTTLE PER CUSTOMER
A 1980 vintage whisky from Dallas Dhu, since closed and turned into a museum of distilling, from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Distilled in February of that year and matured for 18 years it has kept an incredibly high strength of 65.1%, which makes one wonder at what strength it went into the cask...
The second release from the 45th distillery of the SMWS range - Dallas Dhu. This whisky was distilled in 1975 and has been matured for more than 13 years. Bottled at a powerful 61.1% in September 1988.
A special bottling of whisky from Dallas Dhu, celebrating their 100th birthday in 1999. The distillery had been closed for 16 years by then, but it has since been reopened by Historic Scotland as a museum.
A 1978 vintage Dallas Dhu released by independent bottlers Signatory at 23 years of maturation in a single refill sherry butt in August 2001. The distillery sadly closed in 1983 and is now operated as a museum of distillation.
A 1992 bottling of 1971 vintage Dallas Dhu by Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. Dallas Dhu closed in 1983, one of many distilleries who closed that year, and has since reopened as a whisky museum.
A 1994 bottling of whisky from closed Dallas Dhu, now revitalised as a distilling museum, released by Gordon & Macphail as part of the Connoisseurs Choice range. This was distilled back in 1971, way before the signs of industry troubles that caused the distillery to closed appeared.
This whisky has been named 'Dun Eideann' after the Gaelic name for Edinburgh. Distilled at Dallas Dhu in 1978 and matured for 20 years. This single cask release was bottled by Signatory and each bottle has been numbered by hand.
A 1973 vintage bottling of Dallas Dhu from Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. The distillery closed in 1983 and soon afterwards was turned into a museum of distillation owned by the state.
A 1972 vintage Dallas Dhu, released by independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail at 16 years of age as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. One of the many victims of the 1983 cull, the distillery is today a museum of distillation run by Historic Scotland.
A 1968 vintage Dallas Dhu from independent bottlers Gordon & Macphail as part of their Connoisseurs Choice range. The distillery closed in 1983 and is now a museum of distillation run by Historic Scotland.
A 1969 vintage Dallas Dhu from independent bottlers Douglas Laing as part of their Old Malt Cask series. The distillery closed in the cull of 1983 and is now run by Historic Scotland as a museum of distillation. Serge Valentin commented this had notes of malt and caramel when he tried in 2006.
A 1969 vintage whisky from Dallas Dhu. This was bottled in the mid-1980s, shortly after the distillery closed down, by nearby independent bottler Gordon & Macphail. The distillery has since been reborn as a museum of distilling.
A 1970 vintage Dallas Dhu released by Diageo as part of their now defunct cask strength Rare Malts Series. Dallas Dhu was one of the casualties of the 1983 cull of distilleries and today is run by Historic Scotland as a museum of distillation.