Singleton of Dufftown Sunray
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery Singleton
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • honey
  • vanilla
  • apple
  • cinnamon
  • demerara sugar
  • spicy
  • blackcurrant
  • toasted
  • floral

Singleton

of Dufftown Sunray (0.7l, 40%)
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Character Goatson
Shine on You Crazy Diamond. 
 
Dufftown distillery was started in 1896 by two Liverpudlian entrepreneurs when a stone built saw and a mill was converted into a distillery. By the 1920s the distillery was doing great and had an expanding market in the US, however prohibition hit it badly and it was closed in 1933. In 1934 Arthur Bell bought the distillery, and it has been an important contributor to Bells blend ever since. The Dufftown distillery is the only one in Scotland malting all its own barley.
 
Singleton of Dufftown Sunray was added to their core range alongside its brother Tailfire. The Sunray takes its name from a type of artificial fly used for salmon fishing and draws inspiration from the brand’s logo of a leaping salmon. A high percentage of Sunray’s Whisky has been matured in toasted American oak casks, although we don't know for how long as this is a no-age statment bottling. Sunray certainly bursts thorough the clouds and shines a light on Singleton in a very positive way. 
 

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery Singleton
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Medium Amber
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Vanilla, honey, apple, blackcurrant, cinnamon, demerara sugar, floral notes

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Thick honey, malt, spice, fruity notes, smooth!

Finish
Sweet-ish, lengthy



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  • honey
  • vanilla
  • apple
  • cinnamon
  • demerara sugar
  • spicy
  • blackcurrant
  • toasted
  • floral
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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