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Macduff whisky reviews

Macduff distillery
Highlands region
Founded in 1962, currently active
Owned by John Dewar & Sons / Bacardi

Macduff 37 yo 1973 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #20, 281 btl.) – 91/100

Macduff 33 yo 1980 (47,5%, Golden Cask Reserve 2014, ref. CM210, 125 btl.) – 90/100

Macduff 25 yo 1984 (55%, Kintra 2009, cask CM143, 60 btl.) – 86/100

Macduff 25 yo 1984 (54,9%, Thosop 2009, Bourbon cask, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Macduff 23 yo 1988 (43%, The Maltman 2011, sherry cask) – 84/100

Macduff 19yo 1990 (53,1%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #1423, 124 btl.) – 86/100

Macduff 10 yo 2000 (50%, Whisky-Doris ‘The Dram’ 2011, dark sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Macduff 11 yo 2000 (54,8%, Whisky-Doris 2011, sherry butt, 246 btl.) – 81/100

Macduff 12 yo 2000 (51,7%, The Whiskyman & Pin’Art, refill sherry hogshead) – 87/100

Macduff 10 yo 2000 (56,5%, Creative Whisky Co. for The Bonding Dram, sherry butt #3525, 200 btl.) – 89/100

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