The Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old

The Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old
Whisky The Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Type Single Malt
Age 12 years old
Abv 40%
Rating 73/100
Reviews of The Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old
says on March 9, 2022
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Old gold

General description

Singley good and definitely not duff.

Nose

What have we got here..? Some honey, vanilla, something like cereal (with the aforesaid honey over it) and some kind of wee nut... A Brazil nut maybe? It's a reasonable beginning.

Palate

Buttery, creamy fudge-like with a bit of honey and heading into toffee. There's a slight fruity flavour hiding in the hay-like undergrowth...

Finish

Medium but doesn't dry out at all. The finish, and so the overall balance, may be the best aspect of this scotch. A little vanilla from the oak and some hazelnuts perhaps, then a splash of fruit that may be something citrusy... Overall, a really reasonable dram.

says on October 10, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Goede prijs voor een lekkere zachte Wiskey

says on August 9, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Przyjemna, słodka, suszone owoce, jabłko, przyjemnie pieprzna. Dobra pozycja dla początkujących

says on July 22, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 68/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

poor

says on May 27, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

no comment

says on May 12, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Fruity

says on May 11, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

청사과 선미 후 시간이 지나 바닐라향 올라오는, 스파이시함 조금 있고 여러 맛이 입안에서 날리는 느낌

says on May 9, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Fruchtig und angenehmer Abgang. Sehr harmonisch

says on April 18, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Honey and ginger bread aroma. Slightly alcoolic but very enjoyable.

says on March 4, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 65/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

First opened: restrained alcohol, watery, bitter sweet.
1/3 down and left for 2 months: more intense and a bit more complex also spicier, better after taste (more sherry note), bitter sweet.
Better be patient with this one.

says on February 28, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Regular

says on February 20, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 76/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

W zapachu suszone owoce, drewno, orzechy. W smaku suszone owoce, kawa zbożowa, dąb, orzechy. Dosyć płaska w smaku, ale lepsza, niż GF/GL.

says on February 14, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 57/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

Easy enough to drink, but rather bland and plain. Can get much better 10 or 12 year old single malts in this price bracket.

says on February 9, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

* * *
Aroma: Süße, Kräuter, Früchte, Malz, Honig, Nüsse, Apfel, leicht Sherry,

Geschmack: Süße, Früchte, Schokolade, Malz, Herb, Gewürze, leicht Sherry, Honig, mild, Öl,

Abgang: Süße, dunkle Schokolade, Früchte, leichte Gewürze, Herb, leicht Sherry, Eiche,

says on January 21, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Beetje fruitig, zuur

says on January 19, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 77/100
Color: Amber

General description

Apple, lovely after taste

says on January 4, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Amber

General description

You just finished breakfast and at this very moment a good friend shows up. So what is an appropiate welcome drink? You got it! It is the Singleton of Dufftown.
Smooth, with a nice fruitiness of fresh apples, sweetness of candied dates, caramel and a spicy finish with wood and oak, it makes everyone feel welcomed and comfortable. Don't be surprised when your friend asks for another dram.

says on December 19, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

underrated. Nose is very delicious, chocolate and toffee. Palate and finish a little underwhelming, but can't complain at this price.

says on October 30, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep copper

General description

I purchased The Singleton by Dufftown as I enjoy whiskies that I have from various Speyside distilleries and hadn’t tried it before. I’m no expert but this 12 year old is relatively smooth with a nutty & malty flavour, good value and something for the everyday.

says on October 26, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Deep gold

General description

First time I have tried this for a few years. Pleasantly surprised and better than I remembered. On nose getting vanilla with sweetness thrown in. Quite pleasant on taste and a good introduction to the singleton brand.

says on September 28, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Una de las mejores maltas de entrada, que permite fácilmente descubrir sus matices, en una interesante exploración sensorial para los que se inician en los espirituosos.

Nose

Notas cítricas a concha de naranja, leve chocolate, que evoluciona a bosque húmedo o llovizna, al contacto con el agua.

Palate

Nueces y jengibre, fuertes notas de madera con la pizca de agua.

Finish

Suave y balanceado, se alarga con el agua, desplegando especies levemente picantes.

says on September 16, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 73/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep gold

General description

Straight and standard whisky. Good to drink.

Nose

A little bit peppery and floral. Has some sweetness to it.

Palate

Smooth, floral but a bit weak. The sweetness is also coming through.

Finish

Not strong bit weak. Flowers stays longer. Tastes a bit like candy.

says on August 12, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Straightforward and simple. Pears on the nose. Sweetness on the palate. Short finish.

says on July 20, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 68/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Alcohol clogs all the taste except sweetness. Vanilla and sugar in the aftertaste. Turf finish.

says on June 7, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Fruity, smooth, really nice

says on June 7, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 68/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Fruity, smooth.

says on May 3, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

the aroma nice, not so sweet.

says on April 18, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Owocowa, lekko gorzkawa, pestkowa, spicy, przyjemna, rozgrzewa, trochę krótki finisz.

says on March 23, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Słodka, słodowa, typowy Speysider. W tej kategorii i w tej cenie moim zdaniem najlepszy wybór.

says on November 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Sweet, fruity, quite cheap

Nose

Fruits, mostly cherry

Palate

sweet

says on October 11, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Fruchtig-süßer, süffiger Trinkwhisky.

Nose

Sehr fruchtig mit Orange, Honig und Apfelkompott. Mild und eine Spur Eiche.

Palate

Frisch, fruchtig und mild, fast wässrig. Wieder Orangen und Honig, süßes Malz und etwas Würze.

Finish

Würzig mit Kaffee-Noten, dazu fruchtig und trockener werdend.

says on September 4, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 74/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Old gold

General description

interesting, but nothing more; the aroma would be 4/5, the taste and finish sadly lack a bit

Nose

light, warm, sherry sweetness, maltiness, citrus aromas, cooked fruits, peach, some floral aromas, a very little bit of vanilla, caramel and oak, some apples; light in total; floral and sweet aromas grow stronger with time

Palate

light; only a little sweetness, a little bit of cooked apples, oak sensible, a little bit grassy, lately some chocolate

Finish

dry, dried fruits and some coffee aromas, gentle oak

says on September 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Tawny

General description

sweet tasting whisky nice but nothing special

says on August 19, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Burnished

General description

smooth like all the singleton whiskys.
fresh citrus flowers somewhere.

says on July 31, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Deep gold

General description

Very drinkable, no challenging flavors, making it a very good drink of you want a whisky but your head is a bit busy ;-).

Nose

Malty with cereal/barley sweetness, buttery toast, wood shavings, hay and walnut.

Palate

Orange zest spiciness perks up a malty core of nuts, oak and toffee, hints of cut grass.

Finish

Oaky, rich with good length, some fruit lingers.

says on June 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

quite nice whiskey for the price

says on May 5, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

Soft and tasty whisky.

Nose

Honey, fruits and malt.

Palate

Sweetness, peach and a little smoke.

Finish

Little oak and smoke

says on April 28, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Malt

says on April 28, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

Een geur met duidelijk houtaroma, fruit en vanille. De smaak is gebalanceerd met fruit, noten, vanille. Niets overheerst, héél knap gemaakt. Een hele goede "sipping" whisky.

says on April 21, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

had a slight sweet taste

says on April 11, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

zacht en fruitig. zeer toegankelijk en lekker

says on March 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 50/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

NG

says on February 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 60/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

not so good.

says on January 26, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

Pleasant vanilla and light fruity flavour.

says on January 13, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Хороший односолодовый за приемлемую цену, предпочитаю брать такие варианты, чем раскрученные маркетовые бренды

says on January 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Genieten niet te moeilijk

says on December 31, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

n: fruit, apple, pear, oak, little sherry
t: oily, oak, fruit
a: oak, warm, spice, almonds
very affordable

says on December 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Goede, milde whiskey.

says on November 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Redelijk neutraal, erg toegankelijk.

says on November 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Tawny

General description

A really approachable dram that has a smooth unchallenging but extremely pleasant taste. There are many more complex Speysiders and many more interesting but this one often gets pulled off the shelf as it so drinkable.

Nose

Approachable and rich.  First polished wood and nuts (toasted hazelnut) dominate, then rich fruits, both stewed (baked apples) and dried (sweeet dates) take over, with soft brown sugar.  Behind this, a stick of liquorice.  Mossy.  Water brings out a sweeter, more direct Speyside character (citrus fruits, pear drops!).  Clean and dense.

Palate

Sweetness and crunchy nuts impress at first, then there's a smooth, fruity...  Firm, with a balancing sweetness: hints of blackcurrant fruit, brown sugar and espresso coffee.  Warming and pleasant.  With water, still a pleasant texture.  Light sweetness, then chewy and balanced by a light acidity, with a good spread of flavours mid-palate.

Finish

Medium to long.  Elegantly drying and crisp; then a sweetly nutty delayed warmth, which lingers pleasantly

says on November 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Geniet van elk slokje, heeerlijk

says on October 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nice, a little bit dull, nothing special

says on October 13, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 65/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

easy going, not too strong. Definitely has a sweet taste to it

says on September 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

A bit softer than the 'regular' singleton of dufftown. very nice for beginners.

says on September 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Smooth taste, good value for money.

says on September 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Smooth and good value for money

says on August 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Very approachable balanced malt, with some apple, vanilla and wood tastes. An old favorite of mine.

says on August 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

nice fruity flavour and good price

says on March 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very smooth,good oak and citrus flavour,cool orange aftertaste

says on February 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

fantastic, smooth and 2 drops of water makes a glass just lovely.

says on January 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

very fruity!! a little sour on the nose, hints of banana also. then massive cherries on the palate, more dried fruits, plums and raisins. short finish though. Definitely a quintessential speysider!

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

fruity and nice. not a great finish. similar to the Glenlivet 12, but not as well

says on November 16, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Nice fruity flavoured tones and strong alcohol smell. Strong taste of european oak - spicy and bitter feeling and taste of fruits. A middle long finish with an apple taste at the end. The whisky smootly warms the throat. A real speyside whisky, but not that sweet.

says on July 20, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Apple, lemon and oak taste. Spicy but very small finish. Good price performance

says on April 1, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

A good Speysider, not great, but easily drinkable. I can see keeping a bottle or two on hand for when I want a change from my usual choice of Speysides.

says on January 18, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Excellent whisky, smooth and easy to drink, tastes the same as a lot of the more expensive whiskies.

says on January 4, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

nice

says on December 23, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 65/100
Color: Amber

General description

Prima whisky voor een laag prijsje

says on December 19, 2016
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 50/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nothing special

says on December 2, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 64/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

It's good. No awesome. Good price.

says on October 28, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 65/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Pleasant

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Flavour profile

  • Malt
  • Sweet
  • Wood
  • Fruit
  • Spice
  • Smooth
  • Vanilla
  • Good
  • Orange
  • Oak
  • Bitter
  • Sherry
  • Nut
  • Boring
  • Apple
  • Rich
  • Delicate
  • Complex
  • Caramel
  • Pleasant
  • Easy
  • Enjoyable
  • Dry
  • Lovely
  • Light
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