The 13 Best Scotch Whiskies to Drink
1. The Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask
Balanced and rich, The Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask provides a vanilla, oak, and fruit taste, making it a classic choice for any scotch enthusiast.
2. Glenfiddich 18 Year Old
With notes of apple, toffee, and cinnamon, Glenfiddich 18 Year Old is an amazing selection for both new and experienced scotch drinkers.
3. Ardbeg Uigeadail
Ardbeg Uigeadail brings a multidimensional character to the table with its smoky, peaty taste with hints of dried fruits and chocolate.
4. Lagavulin 16 Year Old
Known for its deep smoke and peat flavors, Lagavulin 16 Year Old also offers enticing notes of dried fruit and a smooth finish.
5. Highland Park 18 Year Old
Highland Park 18-Year-Old combines flavors of sweet heather honey with subtle smoke in an incredibly balanced profile perfect for nearly any palate.
6. Talisker 10 Year Old
Those who like their scotch with hints of sea salt will love Talisker 10 Year Old’s bold flavor that features notes of pepper, smoke, and brine.
7. Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban
Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban marries sweet citrus tastes with rich dark chocolate tones for those who enjoy a complex tasting experience.
8. The Balvenie DoubleWood 17-Year-Old
The Balvenie DoubleWood 17-Year-Old showcases flavors matured in two distinct casks: American oak brings sweetness while European sherry casks add depth.
9. Oban 14-Year-Old
Oban’s coastal presence is apparent within the briny taste in its Oban 14-Year-Old, featuring fruity and citrus notes with a gentle hint of smoke.
10. The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve
A great entry point, The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve offers smooth and creamy flavors with exquisite orange and pear notes.
11. Bowmore 15 Year Old
Bowmore 15 Year Old brings together rich sherry sweetness with a satisfyingly smoky finish, making it an excellent selection for fans of peaty scotch.
12. Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Johnnie Walker Blue Label is a coveted choice offering velvety smoothness alongside sweet vanilla, crisp fruit flavors, and subtle smoke.
13. Auchentoshan Three Wood
Triple cask maturation gives Auchentoshan Three Wood a unique complexity by combining sweet fruitiness with warm toffee and a gentle spice finish.