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Dufftown

Dufftown Distillery

Region: Speyside, Scotland.

Founded: 1895

Status: Active

Owner: Diageo

Water source: Local springs

Stills: 3x Wash 3x Spirit

Capacity: 4 million litres per annum

History:

Dufftown distillery is a distiller of Scotch whisky in Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland.

Founded in 1895 as “Dufftown-Glenlivet Distillery”, the distillery is currently owned by Diageo. The distillery operates six stills and has a capacity of 4,000,000 litres per year. It has three wash stills with a capacity of 13.100 liters and three spirit stills with a capacity of 15.300 liters.

Its Speyside whisky is a component in Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd’s blended bottlings.

It also markets single malt scotch whiskies under the names “Singleton of Dufftown” and “Dufftown Aged 15 Years”.

Other active distilleries in Dufftown include Balvenie, Glendullan, Glenfiddich, Kininvie and Mortlach.

Dufftown whisky reviews:

  • Dufftown 18 Years Old, Old Particular Dufftown 18 Year Old 1995 – Old Particular ~ 48.4% (Douglas Laing) - Dufftown 18 Year Old 1995 – Old Particular (Douglas Laing) 48.4% ABV, ~£60 launching December 2013 Score: 90/100 What they say: The Dufftown 18 Years Old from the Old Particular range is due to be launched December 2013. What I say: Blind dram #3 at the #scallywag twitter tasting event. Colour: Pale gold Nose: spirity & strong/alcoholic, […]
  • SINGLETON-OF-DUFFTOWN-12-YO The Singleton of Dufftown 12 Years Old ~ 40% (Diageo) - Review: The Singleton of Dufftown 12 year old single malt scotch whisky Dufftown Distillery – Diageo 40% ABV £32.45 for 70cl from Master of Malt Score: 83/100 What they say: THE SINGLETON OF DUFFTOWN 12 YEAR OLD This smooth, naturally rich single malt whisky has sweet fruity notes and a lingering, pleasurable warmth. STRENGTH 40% […]
  • The Singleton of Dufftown Spey Cascade ~ 40% (Diageo) - The Singleton of Dufftown Spey Cascade Single malt scotch whisky 40% ABV, £25 for 70cl Score: 82/100 What they say: Our signature single malt, smooth rich and perfectly balanced with notes of brown sugar, toasted nuts and baked autumn fruits. Crafted from the perfect balance of Sherry and Bourbon oak casks. Strength: 40% abv Appearance […]
  • Singleton Sunray The Singleton of Dufftown Sunray ~ 40% (Diageo) - Review: The Singleton of Dufftown Sunray single malt scotch whisky Dufftown Distillery – Diageo 40% ABV £39.89 for 70cl from Master of Malt Score: 82/100 What they say: THE SINGLETON OF DUFFTOWN SUNRAY A smooth and elegant example of Dufftown’s honeyed intensity, golden and rich on the palate with notes of blackcurrant and heather honey on […]
  • singleton-of-dufftown-tailfire-whisky The Singleton of Dufftown Tailfire ~ 40% (Diageo) - Review: The Singleton of Dufftown Tailfire Category: Speyside single malt scotch whisky Origin: Dufftown Distillery Bottling: Official – Diageo ABV: 40% Cost: £30.05 from Master of Malt What they say: A vibrant evocation of Dufftown’s fruity character with notes of fresh red berries from maturation in European Oak casks with notes of sweet vanilla. Strength […]
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