Scotch is a type of whiskey that in made in Scotland that is made of mostly made from malted barley. Often mixed with sweeteners such as honey, spices, and sugar, this spirit is also mixed in beverages such as water, juice, wine, soda, bitters, and liquor. The most expensive bottle of Scotch was a single bottle of Macallan “M” from 1940 that sold for $631,850 at an auction in Hong Kong January of 2014. Even though bottles of scotch are not that expensive, here are some of the best whiskey brands on the market today.
The Macallan 25 Year Old Sherry Oak. Known for its high-end brand, Macallan does not disappoint the discriminating palate. This 25-year-old scotch has the smell and taste of fruit with a hint of honey flavor.
Old Pulteney 35 Year Old is a good cheap whiskey that has distributed 450 cases worldwide during its first release. It is a single malt that develops slowly with sweet and smokey notes in its flavor.
Chivas Regal, 18-Year-Old, is an award-winning, smooth and balanced scotch that is blended with 20 rare single malts from Scotland. It has a subtle flavor of smoke with a long finish.
Known for producing fine scotch since the 1700’s, Bowmore is one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries. Bowmore 25-Year-Old Scotch continues this tradition of excellent whiskey with its fruit-filled flavor and syrupy sweetness with just the right amount of smoke.
With influences from peat and sherry casks, Springbank 12-Year-Old has a cask strength with notes of vanilla, milk chocolate and water upon opening.