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Dufftown - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Cru Bourgeois (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 6 (3 wash, 3 spirit) - Founded: 1896
Address: Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire AB55 4BR - Phone: +44 (0) 1340 822 100
Web: www.malts.com - More info: Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Dufftown 20 yo 1981/2002 (50%, DL Old Malt Cask, sherry, 672 bottles)
88 points - Last tasted: February 22, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
Dufftown

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Sherry Liquorice Spirity Tea Grassy Caramel Salt Mint Vanilla Wet dog


MM Distillery profile:
The Dufftown distillery is located in the part of Speyside and Banffshire that carries the same name: Dufftown. According to the late Michael Jackson's geographical classification, other distilleries in that area are Balvenie, Convalmore, Glendullan, Glenfiddich, Mortlach and Pittyvaich - but not Banff itself, oddly enough.Much like Deanston, the Dufftown distillery was not originally built as a malt whisky distillery; it was converted from an old mill by the Dufftown-Glenlivet Distillery Co. in 1896. Just one year later in 1897 Dufftown was acquired by... More on Malt Madness.
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Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Dufftown-Glenlivet ‘SS Wallachia’ (Peter Dawson, Scotch Whisky, sunken 1895 in the Clyde) - 100214
  • Dufftown-Glenlivet NAS (70 Proof, OB, Black & Red Label, Late 1970's) - no notes - 72
  • Dufftown – Glenlivet (80 Proof, OB, clear glass, 1970’s) - 021108
  • The Singleton of Dufftown 'Sunray' (40%, OB, 2014) - 180614
  • Dufftown-Glenlivet 8 yo (70 Proof, 40%, OB, Black & Red Label, +/-1982) - no notes - 73
  • Dufftown-Glenlivet 8 yo (80° proof, OB for Ghirlanda, Italy, +/-1968) - 061213
  • Dufftown 8 yo (40%, OB, circa 1985) - 210207
  • The Dufftown-Glenlivet 10 yo (40%, OB, Bell's, +/-1985) - 120513
  • Singleton of Dufftown 12 yo (40%, OB, for duty free 1L, +/-2009) - 211109
  • Singleton of Dufftown 12 yo (40%, OB, +/-2012) - 130613
  • Dufftown 15 yo ‘Flora & Fauna’ (43%, OB, circa 2000) - 210207
  • Singleton of Dufftown 15 yo (40%, OB, +/-2013) - 030114
  • Singleton of Dufftown 18 yo (40%, OB, +/-2013) - 061213
  • Dufftown 40 yo (45.3%, OB, +/-1980) - 120513
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Dufftown-Glenlivet 1963/1977 (70°proof, Berry Bros & Rudd, 26 2/3 FL OZS) - 061213
  • Dufftown 1982/2010 (54.9%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #18582) - 190514
Blackadder - Clydesdale - Riverstown - Aberdeen
  • Dufftown 29 yo 1982/2011 (53.7%, Riverstown, hogshead, cask #18648, 212 bottles) - 190514
Cadenhead
  • Dufftown-Glenlivet 21 yo 1958/1979 (45.7%, Cadenhead, black dumpy) - 120513
  • Dufftown 14 yo 1966/1980 (45.7%, Cadenhead's, Dumpy bottling) - no notes - 81
  • Dufftown-Glenlivet 19 yo 1988/2008 (53.5%, Cadenhead, 243 bottles) - 021108
Coopers Choice
  • Dufftown 29 yo 1976/2006 (46%, Coopers Choice) - 210207
Douglas Laing
  • Dufftown 35yo 1965/2001 (49.6%, Douglas Laing OMC, Sherry cask, 228 bottles) - 110408
  • Dufftown 30yo 1977/2007 (50%, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask, Ref #3516, 303 bottles) - 190514
  • Dufftown 20 yo 1981/2002 (50%, DL Old Malt Cask, sherry) - 220205
Duncan Taylor
  • Dufftown 15 yo 1987/2003 (46%, Duncan Taylor, Whisky Galore) - 021108
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Dufftown 1993/2006 (43%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice) - 210207
Jack Wieber
  • Dufftown 1978/2007 (58.3%, Jack Wieber, The Cross Hill, 184 bottles) - 110408
James MacArthur
  • Dufftown 13 yo 1978 (59.6%, James McArthur, +/-1991) - 120513
  • Dufftown 17 yo 1978 (58.5%, James MacArthur Old Master) - no notes - 79
  • Dufftown 13 yo bottled 1991 (59.4%, James MacArthur) - 220205
Malts of Scotland
  • Dufftown 30 yo 1984/2014 (50.8%, Malts of Scotland, cask # MoS 1414, 124 bottles) - 180614
Murray McDavid
  • Dufftown 11 yo 1993/2004 ‘Maverick’ (46%, Murray McDavid, Syrah finish) - 061004
Signatory
  • Dufftown 25 yo 1984/2009 (57.5%, Signatory, sherry butt, cask #80, 455 bottles) - 090211
  • Dufftown 25 yo 1984/2009 (58.1%, Signatory for Waldhaus am See, cask #81, 546 bottles) - 190514
Silver Seal
  • Dufftown 20 yo 1981/2001 (50%, Silver Seal, 375 bottles) - 120605
Wilson & Morgan
  • Dufftown 1992/2004 (46%, Wilson & Morgan, Barrel Selection, Port Finish) - 110408
Various IB
  • Dufftown 11 yo (58%, Vom Fass Cask Strength) - 040404
  • Dufftown 30 yo 1978 (46%, The Maltman, +/-2009) - 190514
  • Dufftown 34 yo 1978 (55.8%, Scotia Royale, sherry, 172 bottles, +/-2013) - 120513
  • Dufftown 12 yo 1980/1993 (43%, The Master of Malt, cask #19877) - 220205
  • Dufftown 12 yo 1999/2011 (56.7%, Mick and Tom's Bluebird Selection, hogshead, cask #13084, 304 bottles) - 190514