Scotch whiskies are produced in Scottish distilleries using water and malted barley. It is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages in today’s world. Many people consider drinking Scotch whisky as a status symbol. Since online scotch delivery is growing these days, anyone can easily buy the best scotch whiskies available in the market. You can also gift Scotch whiskies to your friends and relatives as a holiday present.
Here are some of the best Scotch whiskies that you can try in 2020.
Ardbeg 10 Year Old
For the past seven years, Ardbeg 10 Year Old was voted “World Whisky of the Year”. This famous Scotch whisky is made using the soft water of Islay, the island where the Ardbeg’s distillery is located. The lush soil and a large supply of peat – the soil byproduct that is burned in the distillation process give the Scotch a smokey flavor. As the name suggests, Ardbeg 10 Year Old is aged for 10 years and have a taste of coffee, tobacco, and licorice.
Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve
This is one of the most popular and most sold Scotch whisky in the world for many years. Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve is celebrated by Scotch-lovers all over the world because of its long and lingering finish. It is made from a blend of whiskies from the highland and Speyside regions. This blend gives Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve a vanilla and dark fruit flavors.
Macallan 12 Years Old
As the name suggests, Macallan 12 Years Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is aged for about 12 years in sherry seasoned oak casks. This Scottish whisky has an aroma of wood spice and dried fruit. It is one of the most purchased single malt Scotch whisky in the United States.
Ballantine’s Finest blended Scotch whisky was first created in 1910. This Scotch whisky has a slight vanilla flavor because of the blend of single malt, grain, and highly matured whiskies. One of the main features of this particular whisky is that it comes in square bottles. This was first originated during prohibition so that people could keep the bottle safely in their briefcases.
The Talisker single malt Scotch whisky is one of the popular Scotch whiskies in the United States. This Scotch whisky is aged for 10 years and has a peaty finish. In 2015, at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it won a double gold medal and was named the “Best Single Malt Scotch up to 12 years”.