Drink Life Beverages

Top ten Scotch whisky bargains

With the price of the most in-demand Scotch whiskies going up and up, we’ve gathered together

You may have noticed that certain age statement single malts have become very expensive recently

It’s sad, but reflects the demand for these famous whiskies

But that doesn’t mean you have to either cough up or take a quality cut, there

So we had a little chat in the office and came up with our top ten Scotch

Here are some under the radar whiskies which offer a lot of magic for not very much

 Do let us which distilleries we have foolishly left out in the comments or on social

The name isn’t going to get whisky lovers all hot and bothered but that’s all

Hay, fruit, gentle wood influence with light vanilla, orchard fruit and spice all backed up by a

Aromatic and quite robust with honeysuckle, fresh flowers, cereals, barley with richer notes of Madeira, winter spices,

Another oft-overlooked distillery but that might change now that it has been designated as one of Diageo’

The whisky here is very much the epitome of the Lowland single malt, floral, sweet and fruity,

On the nose there’s barley malt, almonds, hazelnuts and manuka honey/beeswax with a very fruity

So you’re getting some of the magic of a £2,000 single malt for under £50

The palate combines toffee with tropical fruit, peaches, orange peel and a nice punchy ABV

There’s no single malt quite like Craigellachie with its whiff of sulphur and smoke, and thick,

Edradour is one of Scotland’s smallest distilleries and single cask versions tend to sell out like

Big rich sherried dram with spiced fruitcake, custard, barley, toasted almonds and yes, a distinct taste of

If you love a rich sherried dram, then you should get acquainted with Tamdhu

Over the years it’s quietly developed a cult following for its expert use of sherry casks

Lots of plum, juicy raisin, fried banana, raspberry jam doughnuts and oak spice with chocolate fudge and

It’s an effortlessly delicious mixture of the sweet and nutty with layers of quite subtle smoke

Despite Bowmore releasing some of the world’s most expensive whiskies, for some reason this one remains

Dark and full with sweet date, raisin and toffee notes mingling harmoniously with gentle woodsmoke, punchy spices

It’s fair to say that it’s gone down a storm with Master of Malt customers

An approachable, beautifully balanced blend, boasting smoky depth as well as light fruit and fragrant spice

Vanilla pod earthiness builds on the palate, paired with coastal peat, pear drops and crushed peppercorns, and