Top 10 Whiskies to Try This Year

According to a liquor store offering excellent whiskies, these are some of the top to try!

  1. Macallan 18 Year Old: This iconic Scotch whisky is renowned for its rich and complex flavor profile, with notes of dried fruits, spices, and a touch of oak. You’ll find it to be a true classic!
  2. Hibiki Japanese Harmony: From the land of the rising sun comes this elegant Japanese whisky. Hibiki Harmony is a harmonious blend of malt and grain whiskies, offering a delicate balance of sweetness and subtle smokiness.
  3. Balvenie DoubleWood: Aged in traditional oak casks and finished in sherry casks, this Speyside single malt whisky boasts a luscious combination of honey, vanilla, and dried fruits.
  4. Glenfiddich Reserva Rum Cask Finish: This unique whisky is finished in Caribbean rum casks, imparting delightful flavors of toffee, spices, and tropical fruits.
  5. Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition: For those seeking a twist, this Irish whiskey is aged in stout-seasoned barrels, resulting in a smooth and malty character.
  6. Lagavulin: Peat lovers rejoice! Lagavulin 16 is an Islay single malt known for its robust and smoky flavor, balanced with notes of sweetness and maritime influences.
  7. Booker’s Bourbon: This small-batch bourbon is uncut and unfiltered, delivering a powerful and full-bodied experience with rich vanilla, caramel, and a kick of spice.
  8. Talisker, 10 Year Old: Hailing from the Isle of Skye, this single malt Scotch offers a smoky and maritime character, along with flavors of pepper, honey, and citrus.
  9. Four Roses Single Barrel: This Kentucky bourbon is a masterclass in balance, showcasing a smooth and rich profile with notes of caramel, fruit, and spice.
  10. Yamazaki: From Japan’s oldest whisky distillery, Yamazaki is a well-rounded single malt with hints of dried fruit, cinnamon, and oak. It’s a testament to Japanese craftsmanship.

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Alpine Wine and Spirits Vail
2109 N Frontage Rd West
Vail, CO 81657
(970) 479-8116