A hugely important category. Traditional Scotch Whisky liqueurs usually feature a blend of spices, honey and occasionally cream or a fruit essence. Recent years, though, have seen plenty of innovation from the likes of Compass box's Orangerie and a new generation of American liqueurs based on bourbon.
First launched in the summer of 2012 Southern Comfort Bold Black Cherry infuses natural cherry with the original edition's fruit, spice and whiskey flavours. At full Southern Comfort strength of 20%, this is excellent in a long drink with cola.
Delicious blend of Benromach single malt whisky (from Speyside) with a blend of honey and herbs. Produced by Gordon & Macphail Scotch Whisky Distillers. World Whiskies Awards 2012 - Best Whisky Liqueur
Georgia Moon Lemonade is, as you might expect, made from everyone's favourite 30-day-old American corn whiskey with a bit of natural lemon flavouring in it. It's almost certainly not fizzy, though. That would be weird.
Jim Beam's take on the popular honey and whiskey liqueur. Made with Jim Beam's bourbon and real golden honey. Notes of vanilla, caramel, and oak with a superb honey finish. We recommend having this slightly chilled or over ice.
A quality bourbon liqueur made with Wild Turkey Kentucky Bourbon and pure honey. The recently-revamped packaging looks much better too. American Honey was named as World's Best Whisky Liqueur three years in a row between 2008-2010.
A truly delicious whiskey based liqueur from Rock Town. This blends their unaged 'Arkansas Lightning' with natural apple juice, cinnamon and apple spices. Something that has been made illicitly throughout Arkansas for generations, hence the strapline "just like granddaddy used to make" on the label.
Long awaited in the UK and with a big following in the USA, this is Jack Daniel's honey and whiskey liqueur. A mix of regular Old No 7 and a spiced honey liqueur, it's got spice, sweetness, floral undertones and a long smooth finish. Drink over ice, chilled or even in a cup of coffee - it's rather tasty.
Celtic Honey Irish Whiskey Liqueur is a delicious blend of Whiskey, honey and botanicals cut with spring water, all of which come from Ireland. Made in small batches this is pleasantly sweet and can be drunk neat or in cocktails.
Named for the Revelstoke mountain resort in British Columbia, this spiced Canadian whisky goes for more of a spiced rum approach than many of its competitors, layering on vanilla and caramel for a really flavoursome liqueur.
A Christmas 2013 limited edition new look for Drambuie - a black and white zig-zag bottle. A combination of aged scotch whiskies, heather honey and a recipe of secret ingredients, Drambuie is one of the best known whisky liqueurs worldwide.