Whiskies

Our 10 favourite whiskies of the month

Chosen by Whisky Exchange co-founder Sukhinder Singh and head buyer Dawn Davies MW

  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label

    Blended Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 40%

    4.5 (158 Reviews)

    Johnnie Walker Blue Label

    Johnnie Walker's most prestigious whisky. Probably THE most famous super-premium blend, made up of the finest old-aged malt and grain whiskies. The Cristal of the blended whisky world. Blue Label’s bold, multi-layered palate and silky delivery ensure that it sits unchallenged at the top of the Johnnie Walker pile.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Rose Rose
    • Hazelnut Hazelnut
    • Smoke Smoke
    • Dark Chocolate Dark Chocolate
    • Honey Honey
    • Tobacco Tobacco

    Special Offer: £15 Off! (Was £150)

    £135

    £192.86 per litre

  • Eagle Rare 10 Year Old

    Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

    70cl / 45%

    4.5 (39 Reviews)

    Eagle Rare 10 Year Old

    A top-quality bourbon from Buffalo Trace, the Eagle Rare 10yo is deliciously fragrant and woody, and has to be one of the best bargains available in this price range.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • White Pepper White Pepper
    • Ginger Ginger
    • Grass Grass
    • Apple Apple
    • Honey Honey
    • Caramel Caramel

    £37.95

    £54.21 per litre

  • Benromach 2011 / 8 Year Old / Sherry Cask / TWE Exclusive

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 59.1%

    3 (1 Review)

    Benromach 2011 / 8 Year Old / Sherry Cask / TWE Exclusive

    A 2011 Benromach single malt, bottled exclusively for The Whisky Exchange in 2019 after eight years in a single first-fill sherry hogshead. The palate offers sweet notes of red apple, stewed fruits, white pepper and baking spices, over delicately smoky bonfire embers.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • White Pepper White Pepper
    • Cinnamon Cinnamon
    • Raisins Raisins
    • Apple Apple
    • Smoke Smoke

    £74.95

    £107.07 per litre

  • Aultmore 12 Year Old

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 46%

    5 (28 Reviews)

    Aultmore 12 Year Old

    Part of Dewar's The Last Great Malts range launched in 2014, this 12-year-old Aultmore is the first release from the distillery for a few years and is elegant, light and fruity.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Vanilla Vanilla
    • Pear Pear
    • Apple Apple
    • Custard Custard

    £45.95

    £65.64 per litre

  • Lot 40 Rye

    Canadian Rye Whisky

    70cl / 43%

    4.5 (8 Reviews)

    Lot 40 Rye

    Another small-batch blend of fine rye whiskies distilled in a small copper pot still, this is a characterful, robust, smoky whisky with a pleasingly sweet palate.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Vanilla Vanilla
    • Cinnamon Cinnamon
    • Smoke Smoke
    • Biscuits Biscuits
    • Caramel Caramel

    £30.75

    £43.93 per litre

  • Clynelish 14 Year Old

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 46%

    4.5 (63 Reviews)

    Clynelish 14 Year Old

    Clynelish is the successor to the now-silent Brora, built opposite the original distillery and producing a top-quality rich, smoky dram. One of the best entry-level proprietary bottlings available from any distillery.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Heather Heather
    • Cinnamon Cinnamon
    • Lemon Lemon
    • Brine Brine
    • Honey Honey
    • Wax Wax

    £46.75

    £66.79 per litre

  • Ardbeg Corryvreckan

    Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 57.1%

    5 (86 Reviews)

    Ardbeg Corryvreckan

    As a replacement for the much-loved 1990 Airigh nam Beist, Ardbeg Corryvreckan had some pretty big shoes to fill, but the good news is that this is a belter, winning World's Best Single Malt Whisky at the World Whisky Awards 2010 and Best No Age Statement Scotch from Jim Murray's Whisky Bible.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • White Pepper White Pepper
    • Anise (star) Anise (star)
    • Cherry Cherry
    • Smoke Smoke
    • Coffee Coffee
    • Meat Meat

    £67.95

    £97.07 per litre

  • Balvenie 14 Year Old / Caribbean Cask

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 43%

    4.5 (62 Reviews)

    Balvenie 14 Year Old / Caribbean Cask

    A 14-year-old limited-edition Balvenie which finished its maturation in casks which had previously held Caribbean rum. Expect vanilla and toffee notes as the rum contributes extra sweetness to the flavours.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Nutmeg Nutmeg
    • Raisins Raisins
    • Rum Rum
    • Honey Honey
    • Cream Cream
    • Toffee Toffee

    £55.25

    £78.93 per litre

  • Dailuaine 1997 / 22 Year Old / Signatory for TWE

    Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 54.3%

    Dailuaine 1997 / 22 Year Old / Signatory for TWE

    Matured for 22 years in a single hogshead, this 1997 Dailuaine was bottled by Signatory Vintage in August 2019, exclusively for The Whisky Exchange's 20th anniversary celebrations.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Black Pepper Black Pepper
    • Anise (star) Anise (star)
    • Lemon Lemon
    • Apple Apple
    • Pineapple Pineapple
    • Almond Almond

    £125

    £178.57 per litre

  • Dalmore 12 Year Old

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    70cl / 40%

    4 (94 Reviews)

    Dalmore 12 Year Old

    Dalmore 12 is aged for the first nine years in American white oak ex-bourbon casks, before half is transferred to ex-oloroso sherry casks for the final three years. The result is a whisky with a combination of sweetness and rich, sherried flavours.

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    Style

    • Body
    • Richness
    • Smoke
    • Sweetness

    Character

    • Vanilla Vanilla
    • Nutmeg Nutmeg
    • Raisins Raisins
    • Dark Chocolate Dark Chocolate
    • Christmas Cake Christmas Cake

    £44.45

    £63.50 per litre