10 Whiskeys You Should Try
Do think you’ve tried all the best wines and spirits that the Philippines has to offer? You might want to check this list first. Go ahead and try these whiskeys and see if your favorites have made it.
This whiskey is blended from over 50 malts—emphasizing on Miltonduff and Glenburgie—and 4 single grain whiskies. The result is a smooth and satisfying modern blend that has been gaining momentum and popularity overseas.
Glenmorangie 18 Year Old
One of Glenmorangie’s best, the 18 Year Old boasts an elegant design. In fact, it won the title of the Best Highland Whiskey in the World Whisky Awards in 2010.
Macallan Edition No. 2
This drink is the result of a collaboration between master blender Bob Delgarno and legendary Spanish chefs Joan, Josep, and Jordi Roca. This whiskey has delicious fruity and floral tastes that will leave you begging for more. It is made of sherry puncheons, butts and refill hogsheads, tropical fruit, black pepper, liquorice, and brandy snaps.
Chivas Regal 18 Year Old
This drink was created by one of the world’s most experienced blenders, Colin Scott. He mixed Scotland’s finest whiskeys with a medium-high proportion of malt that was aged to perfection to create this fine blend. A sip of this will reward you with a concise overload of 85 different notes.
Glenlivet Nadurrra Olorosso
Using 19th century traditions, this drink was purely matured in first-fill Olorosso sherry casks which introduce the right flavors of dried fruit and warm spice. When bottled, it is not filtered which gives it the full body taste of a whiskey poured straight from a cask.
Glenfiddich 12 Year Old
The creation of this whiskey is done by maturing the drink in the finest American and European oak sherry casks for 12 years. This allows the whiskey to obtain a sweet yet subtle oak flavor, which makes it the most sought after dram in Scotland. It is the perfect example of Glenfiddich’s highly acclaimed Speyside style.
J & B Rare
This Scotch whiskey is made of 42 single malt and grain whiskeys which blend to create a complex yet smooth flavor. This delicate balance is what gives J & B that rare and unique character that goes really well with cocktails and other mixed drinks.
Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye
This is Jack Daniel’s very first new mash bill in 150 years. Containing 70% rye mixed with the smoothness of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey. This version of the iconic drink has added complex flavors of ripe fruit and light oak notes. The result is a taste rich in spice with a lingering finish.
Jim Beam Signature Craft 12 Year Old
Made from the best ingredients in the distillery, this drink is a perfect balance among caramel, deep vanilla, and oak. This spirit is best enjoyed on the rocks or completely neat.
Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Johnnie Walker’s most prestigious whiskey, the Blue Label, is also the most popular super premium blend in the world. It is made out of the finest old malt and grained whiskeys. Those who plan to taste this drink will be surprised with its multi-layered palate and silky taste. It will surely leave a lasting impression on them.
If you haven’t tried any of these yet, then don’t wait any longer. You don’t even have to go far to taste all of them for these products are all available in the Philippines.