Scott Robbin

A web developer from Chicago, Illinois

Responses to an Informal Survey on Scotch Whisky

29 September 2009

I was looking to buy a new bottle of Scotch whisky and posed the question, "What's your favorite?" Here are the answers that everyone submitted. Hope you find a new, enjoyable drink. And thanks for your help.

Distillery Region Type Age (yr.)
* Honorable mention for 12-year, Redbreast Irish whiskey, which does not get to stand with its Scottish brethren, though is recommended as a good alternative.
Laphroaig Islay Single malt  
Oban Highland Single malt  
The Macallan Speyside Single malt 12/15
The Glenrothes Speyside Single malt 12
Compass Box Highland Blended malt/grain  
Benromach Speyside Single malt  
Bruichladdich Islay Single malt 15
Rosebank Lowland Single malt 15
Bowmore Islay Single malt  
Glenkinichie Lowland Single malt  
The Balvenie Speyside Single malt  
Lagavulin Islay Single malt 16
Glengoyne Highland Single malt  
The Glenlivet Speyside Single malt 18
The Dalmore Highland Single malt 12
Isle of Jura Highland Single malt  
Scapa Highland Single malt 12/14