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Overall rating
87.42/100
votes
32
Whiskybase ID
WB31307
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
03.06.1976
Bottled
22.02.2012
Stated Age
35 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
7743
Number of bottles
188
Strength
58.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Mar 2012 8:12 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 428.81

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Whisky Reviews for Dufftown 1976 DR

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.42 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

    Pretty good
    • Nose
      89 89
      Honey, candied fruits, nutty, caramel, pear, brown sugar, little raisins
    • Taste
      88 88
      Punchy, subtle sweetness, more nutty, little dried fruits, more caramel, spices
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long, warm

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Cereals candied lemon honey on the nose, very fruity and complex palate, very good

  3. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Price in 2012: 135
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet flower scent (only which flowers?). The Destilleriecharakter comes here pretty much to advantage, which can quickly become uncomfortable at Dufftown (for me at least) - that's just here on the loose. In addition, this malt is sometimes very immature. Another side shows nice notes of fruit candies (of the brand "Take two"?) Orange / lemon. Diluted with water, the flavors are more effective.
    • Taste
      The alcohol is very heavy and covers the flavors - with water it gets much better! Sweet, exotic fruits and light smoke harmonize beautifully with each other. The wood binds beautifully. - Medium body
    • Finish
      Long, dry and very bitter. With water : long, dry - fruity, velvety

  5. ApricotOne scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Notes von A.D. Rattray:

    Colour : Honey gold Nose : Over-ripe honeydew melon, pineapple, soft brown sugar, mocha notes

    Palate : Good mouthfeel, coffee beans, chocolate éclairs and slightly peppery Conclusion : Deep and complex old cask

  7. magic_slim scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    35 years old and 58.0% strength. This whisky must be something very special. So it is not surprising that all members of our regulars table liked it at lot. The best Dufftown I have ever tasted.

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