Highest Rated Spirits

Our top fifteen highest rated spirits from our tasting meetings

4.73 / 5

1. Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23yr

Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery ⋅ Bottled by Buffalo Trace • Kentucky, United States
Bourbon • 23 Years Old • 47.8% ABV • $828
4.55 / 5

2. Midleton Dair Ghaelach Grinsell's Wood Tree 7

Midleton Distillery • Ireland
Irish Whiskey • 57.9% ABV • $250
4.44 / 5

3. Clase Azul Reposado

Productos Finos de Agave • Mexico
Tequila • 2 Years Old • 40% ABV • $90
4.42 / 5

4. Highland Park 25 (2016)

Highland Park • The Highlands - Islands, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 25 Years Old • 45.7% ABV • $450
4.40 / 5

5. Buffalo Trace Seattle Spirits Society Single Barrel Select Bourbon

Buffalo Trace • Kentucky, United States
Bourbon • 45% ABV • $31
4.29 / 5

6. Benriach 35

BenRiach • Speyside, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 35 Years Old • 42.5% ABV • $500
4.21 / 5

7. SMWS 71.38: A Cheese Board in a Library

Glenburgie Distillery ⋅ Bottled by Scotch Malt Whisky Society • Speyside, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 27 Years Old • 57% ABV • $205
4.15 / 5

8. Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select

Lynchburg • United States
American Whiskey • 45% ABV • $170
4.14 / 5

9. SMWS 71.40: Sticky Apricot Tarts at an Indian Market

Glenburgie Distillery ⋅ Bottled by Scotch Malt Whisky Society • Speyside, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 23 Years Old • 56.3% ABV • $180
4.14 / 5

10. BenRiach 20

BenRiach • Speyside, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 20 Years Old • 43% ABV
4.14 / 5

11. Convalmore 1977

Convalmore • Speyside, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 36 Years Old • 1977 Vintage • 58% ABV • $700
4.14 / 5

12. Willett Family Estate 3 Year Old Rye Whiskey

Willett • Kentucky, United States
Rye • 3 Years Old • 58% ABV • $50
4.13 / 5

13. Caol Ila 14 Year Old “Unpeated Style” 2012 Special Release

Caol Ila • Islay, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 14 Years Old • 1997 Vintage • 59.3% ABV • $123
4.07 / 5

14. WhistlePig Old World

WhistlePig Farm ⋅ Bottled by Goamericago Beverages, LLC • Vermont, United States
Blended Rye • 12 Years Old • 45% ABV • $116
4.05 / 5

15. Yellow Spot 12

Midleton Distillery • Ireland
Single Malt Irish Whiskey • 12 Years Old • 46% ABV • $100
4.04 / 5

16. Heaven Hill William Heavenhill Small Batch

Heaven Hill • Kentucky, United States
Bourbon • 11 Years Old • 50% ABV • $130
4.04 / 5

17. Heaven Hill Select Stock #44822

Heaven Hill • Kentucky, United States
Bourbon • 10 Years Old • 2003 Vintage • 65.1% ABV • $250
4.00 / 5

18. BenRiach 19 Year Old 1994 Virgin American Oak (cask 4386)

BenRiach • Speyside, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 19 Years Old • 1994 Vintage • 55.3% ABV • $131
4.00 / 5

19. Edradour Distillery 11 Year Old Un-chillfiltered

Edradour Distillery • The Highlands, Scotland
Single Malt Scotch • 11 Years Old • 46% ABV
4.00 / 5

20. Sullivans Cove French Oak Port Cask Single Malt Whisky

Sullivans Cove • Tasmania, Australia
Single Malt Other Whiskey • 12 Years Old • 47.5% ABV • $139

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