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THE DUFFTOWN - GLENLIVET   11 years old 58,6 %      INFO
Distilled June 79
Bottled Mar 91
Society Cask No. code 91.1
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society,
The Vaults, Leith, Edinburgh

DUFFTOWN   15 years old 43 %     INFO      
Distilled 1977
Bottled 1992
Dufftown Distillery, Keith, Banffshire

DUFFTOWN - GLENLIVET       8 years old 40 %
Numbered Bottles
Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd, Distillers, Perth

DUFFTOWN - GLENLIVET       21 years old 54,8%         INFO
Natural Cask Strenght
Distilled 1975
Bottled September 1997
Limited Edition
Genummerde flessen
Arthur Bell & Sons, Perth

DUFFTOWN - GLENLIVET       12 years old 59,6 %         
150th Anniversary bottling
Distilled December 1979
Bottled March 1992
No additives
No colouring
No chill filtration
Wm. Cadenhead, 32 Unionstreet, Campbeltown

DUFFTOWN   17 years old 43 %            
Distilled 27/11/35
Bottled 28/11/02
Matured in a Sherry Butt
Cask no. 16030
Genummerde flessen
The Ultimate Whisky Company, N.L.

DUFFTOWN      Aged 35 years 49,6 %            
Single Cask Bottling
Matured in Sherry Cask
Distilled 1965 October
Bottled 2001 April
228 Bottles
No Chill Filtration
No Colouring
Bottled at Natural Cask Strenght
Douglas Laing & Co, Ltd, Glasgow

THE  SINGLETON  OF  DUFFTOWN Aged 12 years 40 %                                              
Single Malt Scotch Whisky of Dufftown
Traditionally Batch Distilled
Perfectly Balanced, Naturally Rich & Smooth
Dufftown Distillery, Dufftwon, Keith, Banffshire

THE  SINGLETON  OF  DUFFTOWN        Aged 15 years 40 %
Single Malt Scotch Whisky of Dufftown
Traditionally Batch Distilled
Perfectly Balanced, Naturally Rich & Smooth
Dufftown Distillery, Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire

DUFFTOWN         29 years old 58,3 %                                         
Independent Bottling
Distilled 1978
Bottled 2007
Limited Edition
184 Bottles only
Distilled and Bottled in Scotland for
Jumping Jack Produktion, Kreuzberg 36, Berlin

DUFFTOWN    Aged  27 years  53.60 %                   
Hogshead No 18647
35 cl Bottle
Bladnoch Distillery, Wigtown

DUFFTOWN  1 9 9 9     43 %  INFO
Distillation Date: August 1999
Cask Type: First Fill Bourbon barrels
Bottling Date: February 2012
Proprietors: Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd
Specially selected, produced and bottled by
Gordon & Macphail, Elgin
                                                                                                                                                                                      DUFFTOWN  VINTAGE  2 0 0 2                                                                                                                                                10 years old  46 %                                                                                                                                                                                Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky                                                                                                                                              SPIRIT  OF  SCOTLAND                                                                                                                                                                 Distilled 15/05/2002                                                                                                                                                          Selected by Van Wees September 2012                                                                                                                                          Cask Type: 1st Fill Bourbon Barreel                                                                                                                                  Cask No: 9589                                                                                                                                                                                 Bottled: 21/09/                                                                                                                                                               Specially Selected Produced and Bottled by                                                                                                                                       Speymalt Whisky Distributors Limited, Elgin

DUFFTOWN   46 %                      
1 9 9 9
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distilled: 18/08/1999
Cask Type: 1st Fill Bourbon Barrel
Cask No: 8788
Bottled: 30/07/2013
Specially Selected, produced and Bottled
by Speymalt Whisky Distributors Ltd,

1 9 9 7
Matured for 14 years                                   
Speyside Single Malt
Distilled: 09/12/97
Matured in a Hogshead
Cask no; 19486
Bottled: 16/10/12
377 Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Non Chill Filtered
Selected by The Ultimate Whisky Company.NL

We  're on a mission to create Great Tasting Single Malt Scotch Whiskies that burst with flavor, smooth, rich and perfectly balanced:

SPEY  CASCADE   40 %                              
Single Malt Scotch Whisky of Dufftown
Dufftown Distillery, Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire

The maturation in AMERICAN  AND  EUROPEAN  OAK  CASKS  gives a CASCADE  of flavours
with layers of rich stewed fruits, soft brown sugar and toasted nuts.

We 're on a mission to create Great Tasting Single Malt Scotch Whiskies that burst with flavor:

SUNRAY  40 %
Single Malt Scotch Whisky of Dufftown
Dufftwon Distillery, Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire

The smooth yet intense character of SUNRAY comes from maturation in TOASTED  OAK
CASKS specially selected to deliver a honeyed, vanilla sweetness with aromas of black -
current  and baked apple.

We 're on a mission to create Great Tasting Single Malt Scotch Whiskies that burst with

Single Malt Whisky of Dufftown
Dufftwon Distillery, Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire

The Vibrant and enticing character of TAILFIRE comes from maturation in EUROPEAN  OAK
CASKS  specially selected to enhance the juicy red Berry freshness and sweet aromas of vanilla and fresh cut grass.

U N I T È   40 %                                                      
Single malt Scotch Whisky
Dufftown Distillery, Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire

The Singleton of Dufftown - Unite is a perfectly balanced Single Malt Scotch Whisky, crafted
from casks personally chosen by our Master of Malt, exclusively  available in Travel Retail.

Unite is a smooth, creamy and fragrant creamy Scotch Whisky with a perfectly balanced fla-
vour that brings together  layers of fresh red fruits, rich chocolate coffee and subtle clove
spiciness for a supremely unified taste experience.

Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been distilled at Dufftown since 1896.

VINTAGE  1 9 9 7
17 years old 46 %                                
Speyside Single Malt
Distilled: 09/12/97
Matured in a Hogshead
Bottled: 03/06/15
332 Numbered Bottles
Natural Colour
Non Chill Filtered
Selected by The Ultimate Whisky Company.NL

Highland Malt

Dufftown, Banffshire. Licentiehouder: Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd. Onderdeel van United Distilles Ltd. Eigendom van Guinness.
De Earl of Fife, James Duff, gaf zijn naam aan Dufftown, de malt whisky hoofdstad van Schotland.
De grote vraag naar Speyside malt whisky dreef twee ondernemers uit Liverpool, Peter Mackenzie en Richard Stackpole naar Dufftown.
Samen met een notaris van Dufftown en John Symon, eigenaar van een houtzagerij en graan maalderij richten zij The Dufftown - Glenlivet Distillery Company Ltd op.
Ze verbouwden de zagerij en maalderij om tot een distilleerderij die op 10 November 1896 werd opgestart.
Het proceswater kwam van Highlandman John's Well of Jock's Well en gerst voor de eerste produktie kwam van Pittyvaich farm, het eigendom van John Symon.
Dufftown - Glelivet was een succevolle distilleerderij en Mackenzie kon een eigen blending firma beginnen.
De export naar Amerika floreerde, maar met de drooglegging in Amerika in 1920 had Mackenzie een probleem.
In 1993 moest hij zijn bedrijf en Dufftown - Glenlivet verkopen aan Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd en inclusief de Blair Athol distilleerderij en 120.000 gallons whisky voor maar £ 56.000.
In de tweede wereldoorlog was Dufftown - Glenlivet gesloten.
In 1985 werd Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd, tegen zijn zin, overgenomen door Guinness en na de overname, ook tegen hun zin van de Distillers Company Ltd door Guinness samengevoegd en ging men onder de naam United Distillers Ltd verder.
In 1968 werden twee ketels toegevoegd en de kapaciteit zo verdubbeld. The Dufftown - Glenlivet kan 3 miljoen liter spirit per jaar produceren.
In 1979 kwamen er opnieuw twee ketels bij, wat het aantal op zes ketels bracht.
De Mash tun is 10,6 ton.
De 12 Wash backs hebben elk een inhoud van 53000 liter.
De drie Wash stills van 15.300 liter elk, en de drie Spirit stills van 13.100 liter elk kunnen per jaar 3.25 liter spirit produceren.
De ketels worden met stoom verhit.

October 2005
Diageo has announced that its 2005 Annual Rare Malts Selection will be the last.
The collection will consist of four cask strenght single malts from closed distilleries; Glen Mhor 28 years old, Millburn 35 years old, Glendullan 26 years old and Linkwood 30 years old.
Dr. Nicholas Morgan, global malts marketing director commented: 'As the Special Releases are now well established, it makes less sence to continue selecting and promoting a parallel series of Rare Malts with his own separate indentity'.
In future, all premium and rare whiskies will be made available in the annual Special Re-leases series.


1895     Build in an old mill as Pittyvaich Distillery by Peter Mackenzie, Richard Stackpole
            John Simon and Charles MacPherson

1896     Production starts in November

1897     The name is now Dufftown and the owner is P. Maclenzie & Co, who also owns Blair
            Athol distillery

1933     P. Mackenzie & Co is bought by Arthur Bell & Sons for 56.000 Pounds

1968     The floor maltings is discontinued and the number of stills is increased from 4  to 6

1979     The stills are increased by a further two to eight

1985     Guiness buys Athur Bell & Sons

1997     Guiness and Grand Metropolitan merge to form Diageo

2006     The Singleton of Dufftown is launched     

Capacity 4.000.000 litres spirit a year



Owner:  Diageo Plc
Established: 1896
Water Source: John's Well / Jock's Well
Malting Capacity:  No malting on site
Malt Source:  Bairds and Roseisle
Malt Storage Capacity:  4 malt bins
Mill Type:  Vickers Mill
Grist Storage: 1 grist bin
Mash Tun Construction:   Stainless                                                                                                                                   Steel full lauter
Mash Size:  13 tonnes
No. of Wash Backs: 12
Wash Back Construction:  Stainless Steel
Wash Back Capacity :  58.000 litres
Yeast:   Mauri Creamed Yeast
No. of Wash Stills:   3
Wash Still Charge:  12.000 litres
Heat Source:  Steam Pans
Wash Still Shape:   short necks and                                                                                                                  large bottoms
No. of Spirit Stills:  3
Spirit Still Charge:  15.000 litres
Heat Source:   Steam Pans
Spirit Still Shape:   short Necks and                                                                                                                    large bottoms
Annual Distillery Output (2012):                                                                                                     5,6.000.000 litres per annum
1895   The Dufftown - Glenlivet Distillery                                                                                                            Company Limited is formed
1896   A sawmill and meal mill at the                                                                                                                                             Kirkton of Mortlach were converted to a                                                                                                 distillery which started mashing on                                                                                                              10 November 1896           
1898   The company changed its name to                                                                                                   P. MacKenzie & Co. Distillers Limited
1933   Arthur K. Bell purchased the total                                                                                                   business of P. MacKenzie including Dufftown -                                                                      Glenlivet and Blair Athol Distilleries
1941   Dufftown - Glenlivet Distillery closes                                                                                                    to conserve supplies of barley during World                                                                                            War II
1947   Production recommenced
1968   Expansion from 2 to 4 stills1979 - 1980
           New expansion: 2 still, a new mash tun                                                                                                               and a new mash mill are built


The company of Arthur Bell was taken over by Guinness Plc in 1985, and in 1987 Arthur Bell
and Scottish Malt Distillers were amalgamated to form United Distillers.

Distillery Manager ( 2012) is Gordon Clark

Dufftown uses non -  peated Optic barley

Dufftown has a green grassy character

This year ( 2012 half a million pounds for new wash and spirit condensers invested
Most of the whisky produced by Dufftown is used in the blended whiskies Johnnie Walker,
Bells and The Singleton.

The whisky boom of the 1890's brought entrepreneur Peter Mackenzie and his partner
Richard Stackpole from Liverpool to the Kirkton of Mortlach in 1895 to view a sawmill
and a meal mill, for conversion into a distillery.

On meeting the owner, John Symon, along with local solicitor Charles McPherson, be -
came the founders of the Dufftown -  Glenlivet Distillery Company Limited.

Following extensive building conversions, Dufftown´s sixt distillery began mashing on
10 November 1896, with the first spirit flowing into cask six days later.

At this time, the jealously guarded water supply for Dufftown distillery, Highlandman
John´s Well, also known as Jock´s Well, was hotly disputed by neighbouring distillers.

However an agreement was finally reached and the source was protected for generations
to come.

Not unlike many of its Speyside neighbours, Dufftown Distillery added the name Glenlivet
to its title as it was thought that the name Glenlivet would add prestige and recognition
to any distillery.

In 1898 Peter MacKenzie´s son, John, replaced his father who moved to Edinburgh and
George Stodart replaced Symon and Stackpole, with the company changing its name to                                P. MacKenzie and Co. Distillers Ltd.

By such time, MacKenzie´s  whisky blending company had established an expanding
market in the United States but the introduction of Prohibition laws, which were in place
for 13 years before they were repeated, placed significant pressures on the industrie and
resulted in the distillery barely ticking over.

In 1933, the year in which the laws were repeated in the United States, Arthur K. Bell
purchased the total business of P. MacKenzie, including Dufftown - Glenlivet and Blair
Athol Distilleries.

The following year saw the distillery return to full production which continued until 1941
when the distillery  was closed in an effort to help conserve supplies of barley during the
Second World War.

Full production starts in 1947.

Expansion work in 1968 saw the number of stills increase from 2 to 4, doubling the capacity
with more than 3.000.000 litres of alcohol being produced each year by the 1970´s.

Further expansion increased capacity again by 50 %, following the addition of a new mash
tun, two additional still and a new malt mill in 1979 / 1980.

The Singleton gets new variants

06 March, 2014

Diageo has announced two new variants to its The Singleton of Dufftown single malt Scotch whisky range.
Tailfire and Sunray are said to have been created using specially selected casks to enhance particular elements of the flavour profile of the Speyside malt whisky.
Tailfire is described as having a vibrant and enticing character, which comes from maturation in a higher proportion of European oak casks specially selected to enhance the juicy red berry freshness and sweet aromas of vanilla and fresh cut grass. This variant will be launching in both grocery and whisky specialists in March across a number of markets in Western Europe (UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, and Germany in July 2014). The recommended retail price of Tailfire in the UK will be £33.
The character of Sunray is said to come from maturation in a higher proportion of toasted bourbon casks selected to deliver a honeyed, vanilla sweetness with aromas of blackcurrant and baked apple. Sunray will be launching exclusive to whisky specialists in March 2014 across a number of markets in Western Europe (UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland and Denmark). Sunray's RRP in the UK will be £36.
Diageo says colourful packaging indicative of the taste profile, and clear flavour descriptors have been chosen to facilitate the demystification of single malt whisky, a category with historically fewer younger consumers.
Diageo Master Blender, Dr Matthew Crow said: "I am immensely proud of these two single malts. Tailfire and Sunray embody the future of whisky, and have been created to inspire a new generation of whisky drinkers. The Singleton is a much loved Speyside whisky, and has always put great taste and flavour at the heart of their single malts."
The names said to be are derived from the names of salmon flies, inspired by the leaping salmon and fly fishing on the river Spey. Tailfire and Sunray join The Singleton family alongside the 12, 15 and 18 year old expressions.


November 2014

Created by Diageo's Master Blender Mareen Robinson:

2006 The Singleton Series starts with 12, 15 18 years old

2013 The Singleton Reserve Collection starts: Trinite, Liberte and Artisan

2014 The Singleton of Dufftown Tailfire and Sunray, The Singleton of Dufftown
         Cask Strenght is launched: 52.3 % and 28 years old, The Singleton of Dufftown
         Cascade, The Singleton of Dufftown Unite.

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