MacDuff / The Deveron

The Deveron 12 Year Old Review

The Deveron 12 Year Old This time last year I was lucky enough to try a work in progress version of this dram. It was at the same 40% ABV as this one.

I’m a little disappointed as I had hoped all new range drams would be at 46%, this technically isn’t new range as was previously part of the Glen Deveron range, but I do understand why whisky companies choose to continue to bottle at 40%.

This is a subtle and gentle dram, I do like it but the mouthfeel is lacking in any real punch and although the finish is tasty it's extremely short.

I don’t think sampling this in a store would be enough to make you buy it, it needs a lot of time spent with it to get anything out of it.

Thanks to The Deveron for including me on this tasting

Tasting Notes & Details


Light and malty with tinned fruit salad, light syrup, Apple and pear slices, there's notes of sweet barley sugars, malt loaf and old fashioned sweet shop floral gums.


Malty, biscuity, barley sugars, there's malt loaf, hints of spices and raisins and dried apricot, digestive biscuits with tinned pear slices and light syrup, floral gums and a tingle of spices.


Tinned pears, apricot slices, fig rolls and spices

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: The Deveron 12 Year Old
Age: 12
ABV: 40.00
Distiller: MacDuff
Bottler: The Deveron
Type: Single Malt
From: Scotland, Highland
Posted: 15/10/2015 by Tom

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