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 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.
A rare 1970s Cadenhead's bottling of this now-defunct Speysider. It's great how the fonts on these labels are such a good guide to the tastes of the times - check out the Caperdonich 1965 or the Macallan 1963 if you don't believe us.