If you are uninitiated to “highball”, the Japanese art of drinking, the word might bring to your mind a game played at casinos. But, interestingly, it is a cocktail with a spirit base which is mixed with a larger percentage of non-alcoholic mixer and served with ice in a tall glass. Since 1920, the Japanese have been making whisky. They love to combine their meals with alcohol.
The Dalmore is essentially of highland origin, with a legacy that makes it Scotland’s most renowned single malts. Located at Alness, the distillery sits 20 miles north of Inverness, on the Cromarty Firth. Overlooking the black isle, this peninsula is actually a flat, rich meadowland. The name Dalmore is actually a combination of Norse and Gaelic meaning “big meadowland.”