The Best Scotch Under $100

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The Best Scotch Under $100

Postby koimaster » October 21st 2016, 11:20am

There once was an indecisive man stranded in the middle of Scotland. From where he stood, he could set off in any direction and find good Scotch: straight south to the light, fresh Lowlands; straight north to the fruity Highlands; up to the caramel-y region of Speyside in the northeast; or down to peaty, seaweed-y Islay off the southwest coast. Just before he could set off, though, a man behind him asked him to move his shopping cart. Because he was just standing there, blocking the aisle in the liquor store.

There once was an indecisive man stranded in the middle of a liquor store.

We’ve all been that man. Selecting a Scotch — or just a whisk(e)y in general — is hard. To know your preference is to have the shelf space and wallet to purchase dozens of Scotch whiskies to taste one after another, picking out what you like and don’t like. So to facilitate a confident order, and cut down the time spent drowning in decisions at a liquor store, we asked a few Scotch experts some basic questions about Scotch and then compiled their recommendations for under $100 a bottle: something of quality, but nothing that would break the bank. We’ve included their responses among these, the ten single malts you should cut your teeth on.

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Re: The Best Scotch Under $100

Postby Falstaff » October 21st 2016, 12:05pm

Foo (except for the Lagavulin 16 yr.). Single malt Under $50? Highland Park 12yr.. Best all-rounder in the world. Neither Speyside, Highlands or Islay, but from the island of Orkney - the northernmost scotch distillery in Scotland.
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Re: The Best Scotch Under $100

Postby biglove » October 21st 2016, 2:47pm

Under $50, Glenfiddich 12. Hell, it can be had for $40 with tax!
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Re: The Best Scotch Under $100

Postby TemerityB » October 21st 2016, 5:25pm

I drink nothing but Sir Edward's, so bottom shelf that my bartender, Cassie, has to go to the basement to pour my shot. I'm a man, GODAM it.
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Re: The Best Scotch Under $100

Postby eddiea » October 21st 2016, 8:28pm

Hands down Abelour A'bunadh , a 120 proof wonder that for about $75, will make anyone swear is the best scotch period, after a single glass..... no into scotch but, I like this baby.
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Re: The Best Scotch Under $100

Postby bedlam » October 21st 2016, 11:29pm

biglove wrote:Under $50, Glenfiddich 12. Hell, it can be had for $40 with tax!

Agree with the Glenfiddich 12 recommendation
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Re: The Best Scotch Under $100

Postby gerdson » October 22nd 2016, 1:08am

Laphroig 10 y. old sells for less than 50 USD here in Germany. But it is not for everyone... same goes for Ardbeg 10.
I am also fond of Glenmorangie (the standard 10 years). Verdammt.
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