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Whisky Reviews

Choosing the right whisky can be a daunting task given the wide range of types, flavours and prices you're faced with. Find the perfect bottle by reading what our customers have to say about some of the most popular whiskies and discover reviews on top brands such as Glenmorangie , Jack Daniels and Johnnie Walker

To choose the right whisky, consider the following factors:

  • Age: whisky is typically aged in wooden casks. The label indicates the bottle's age.
  • Colour: generally speaking, the darker the whisky, the older it is.
  • Region: popular whiskies tend to be from Ireland, Scotland (such as Scotch) and the United States (American types include bourbon).
  • Price: If budget is not an issue, try a limited edition whisky for a more premium taste

Looking for gift ideas? Why not browse our range of whisky gift boxes or visit the Whisky store for more inspiration.

Confused by the different spellings of ‘whiskey’ and ‘whisky’? ‘Whiskey’ tends to be used as a spelling in the United States and Ireland. Drinks distilled in those countries tend to use that spelling on their labelling. ‘Whisky’, however, is the prevalent spelling in England, Scotland, Wales, Japan, Canada and other countries.

No. 1 Top Rated
4.9 out of 5 stars   (40)
£28.19 £22.50
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5.0 out of 5 stars My new favourite tipple
Was quite reluctant to sample a honey liquor given that I'm not a big fan of honey. But I tried it, and have since gone through 3 bottles of the stuff over the past few months. Read the full review
Published 16 months ago by MattDaddyCool
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very Nice Present and Top Delivery Service
This was a present for my dad and he loved it. The delivery team were very good as they took the parcel back three times before someone was in. Read the full review
Published 13 days ago by KMR

No. 2 Top Rated
4.8 out of 5 stars   (38)
£37.65 £32.00
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5.0 out of 5 stars Talisker 10
I have bought more Talisker than any other single malt and despite the almost limitless choice of other whiskies available I still find myself yearning to go back to Talisker 10,... Read the full review
Published on 18 Jun 2012 by D. Smith
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Tipple.
A lovely scotch - worth every penny!
Published 14 hours ago by Jessica C Peck

No. 3 Top Rated
by Bulleit
5.0 out of 5 stars   (23)
£24.00 £18.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars You Beauty
Wanted to try this after watching a Sly Stallone film " Bullet in the Head", where he would only drink this bourbon. Read the full review
Published 4 months ago by Sybersteve
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thank you.
Thank you the BF is gunna enjoy this!
Published 14 days ago by Jo-Ann

No. 4 Top Rated
4.8 out of 5 stars   (23)
£35.60 £31.70
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5.0 out of 5 stars Penderyn
Bought it for my husband who loves Penderyn and he thought it was the best of the Penderyns he had tasted.
Published 16 months ago by kerry diane bramley
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best.
I don't drink whisky but my Husband does, and this was a birthday present. He absolutely loves it and enjoys it neat, or with 1 or 2 ice cubes, and says it's better than the rest... Read the full review
Published 1 day ago by pollyanna

No. 5 Top Rated
4.8 out of 5 stars   (22)
£40.79
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5.0 out of 5 stars Simply the best Islay Malt
If you are a fan of Islay Malt then you absolutely have to try Ardbeg it is quite simply the best peaty/ smokey whisky available, every peaty whisky has its sweet spot and Arbeg... Read the full review
Published 20 months ago by Add
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3.0 out of 5 stars not my cup of tea
I am not the biggest fan of the 'peaty goodness' of some scotches...but, did not make me cry, as some of the stronger of this type can -it would not be my choice
Published 1 month ago by ann

No. 6 Top Rated
4.8 out of 5 stars   (21)
£35.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good!
Bought this as a gift for my dad! He's a huge whiskey lover so I thought this would do the trick! I was right he loved it and do did I lol!! Great product and a great price!
Published 18 months ago by Tink
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
NICE WHISKEY FOR A SPECIAL OCCASION
Published 20 days ago by Sharon.Storey

No. 7 Top Rated
5.0 out of 5 stars   (21)
£23.15
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5.0 out of 5 stars Git yer shine on!
Probably my favourite commercially available Moonshine, it isn't as potent as White Dog but tastes more authentic in brewing style and finish. Read the full review
Published 10 months ago by Scottie
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5.0 out of 5 stars I was not disappointed. It was excellent
After watching Moonshiners the TV Series I wanted to try it. I was not disappointed. It was excellent. I will be ordering more in the future
Published 3 days ago by Gerard O Neill

No. 8 Top Rated
4.8 out of 5 stars   (21)
£28.98
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wow, an Absolute Treat for the Whisky Lover
Glenmorangie is my favorite single malt and these whiskies are all absolutely top end stuff. Clearly if buying for yourself you will probably go for a full size bottle as you are... Read the full review
Published on 8 Feb 2011 by Brett H
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1.0 out of 5 stars WHISKY!
Whiskey is an Irish or American spirit.

Glenmorangie is Scotch Whisky, the real thing, i.e. produced in Scotland. Get it right, it matters.
Published 1 month ago by David

No. 9 Top Rated
4.6 out of 5 stars   (20)
£33.42 £28.59
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4.0 out of 5 stars Like Dundee Cake.......but a whisky
This is like drinking a Dundee cake. It's a nutty, fruity, malty whisky. It's one of those whiskies that smells like it tastes. Very smooth. Very drinkable. Read the full review
Published 14 months ago by Germinal
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1.0 out of 5 stars Opened bottle
Item arrived late and the perforation at the top was ripped. Not sure if it was opened before or not. One thing is clear - it's not good for a gift as intended.
Published 3 days ago by K. Tokarski

No. 10 Top Rated
4.9 out of 5 stars   (19)
£56.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best Jack
Whereas the original Jack Daniels has a rough, oakey flavour and texture, this one is utterly smooth yet still contains the warmth of the former. Read the full review
Published 19 months ago by Xenophon
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
GreAt
Published 13 days ago by mark neale

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