Overall best whisky
You really can’t go wrong with it
This is a household name and for a reason: the brand knows what works and sticks to it.
The distillery’s successful recipes have barely changed over the course of two centuries and it’s a consistent winner.
Best value whisky
An accessible drink, both for the pallet and your wallet, yet complex and rich in taste.
If you want the best value for money with your next bottle of Scotch whisky, the safest bet is Macallan 12 Year Double Cask.
Best tasting whisky
A popular choice for whisky novices and experts alike
Johnnie Walker takes the crown again and again for its unrivaled spirits.
It’s the world’s most widely distributed brand of Scotch, which means it’ll be a success no matter what occasion you bring it out for.
Best sipping whisky
If ever a whisky could taste reminiscent, it would come in the form of a bottle of Oban.
Originating as a small distillery in the Scottish Highlands, the brand offers classic ‘coastal-yet-sweet’ combinations that have put it firmly on the whisky lover’s map.
Best single malt Scotch whisky
Bowmore combines two pillars of whisky drinking — peatiness and sweetness
Bowmore combines two pillars of whisky drinking — peatiness and sweetness — to produce a range of truly delightful drinks.
The first Bowmore Distillery was established in 1779 in Islay, Scotland, and uses a range of the island’s malts to produce its whisky.
Best blended whisky
This award-winning blended Scotch whisky combines some of Scotland’s best flavors.
Buchanan’s has been making a name for itself in the whisky world for the past 130 years and is widely recognized as another favorite across the planet.
It’s affordable with round and complex offerings that’ll leave a strong first impression on your tastebuds.
Best whisky for the money
It’s known for its long line of successful bottles and its 12-Year-Old might just be the top choice of them all.
Highland Park distillery dates back more than 200 years and has the proven experience to match.
It’s a brand with an edge and personality that comes out in everything from its fierce bottle designs to the equally sharp taste found inside.