Dallas Dhu 1975 Signatory (Cask 1899)
Added on Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 at 10:50 AM
  Bottler: Signatory
  Age: 33 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1975 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 46.70 % Region: Speyside
  Price: $140 Availability: Overseas Specialty
Distilled 08/10/1975     Bottled 28/04/2009    Hogshead     Cask no. 1899     181 Bottles
Member Ratings and Notes

Nose:  Beautifully floral and malty, very Dallas Dhu.

Palate:  Malt & flowers fading into a nice spicy, peppery element, a touch of bitterness.

Finish:  Pepper and malt (sugar & spice).


Really nice.


N: Nutty (walnuts?), damp sawdust, mettalic rusty notes with a sour funk

P: Still over all citrus tart and sour white grapes

F: Starts of spicy and becomes extremely bitter with black licorice and lime wedges


This was just too sour and tart for me and I really didnt care too much fo the very bitter finish.


N: Light, slightly fruity - light pineapple. Clean, faintly grassy. Floral. 


P: Slightly dry & woody initially, with white pepper, light cinnamon, and a dose of sichuan pepper. Pears, light pineapple juice. 


F: Drying palate. Peppery, light wood and has a crazy tang like Smarties candy. 


Good palate, nice spice. Slightly bitter wood mars this one for me.  


N: Light, citrus. 
P: Lots of banana, light wood spice, pepper.
F: Goes on to lemon Smarties candy (with a powdery mouth feel).

I am a big fan of Dallas Dhu, its not complicated, but just so refreshing.   There have been some low abv Dallas Dhu's that have been too weak, and I was worried this one might be as well.  But it packs a lot of flavor.


Light and fruity nose and light and citrus on the tongue. Not a good finish. [3/20/12]


n: Light peaches and malt


p:  Oats and simple sugar.  Minimally floral. 

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