Whisky is the kind of booze you can turn into a hobby without eyebrows being raised. Complex flavours, and that a single glass can be sipped into the evening, give whisky a special place in the alcohol pantheon.
Good quality whisky usually costs a bit, though, which is where this page comes in. Whether you are looking for a fantastic single malt, an Irish whiskey, blended whisky or bourbon - we have our whisky deals scouts scouring the web for you and you'll find their pickings below.
Shortlist has a vested interest in whisky, after all. There’s our best whiskey guide for a start, which has become the place to see our run down of the whiskeys and bourbons that you need to taste right now.
And, we are always heading to tasting sessions to make sure that we are pointing out the right whisky offers for you.
So when your drinks cabinet is looking a bit bare, or perhaps you have a friend's birthday coming up - head over to this page to find the best whisky deals around.
Darkness 8 Year Old
This sherried single malt is matured in ex-bourbon barrels before spending 3 months in specially-coopered Olosoro sherry octaves. Expect a hint of smoke at the finish with chocolatey notes.Buy now at Master of Malt
This 10 year old single malt is sourced from an undisclosed distillery on Islay. It's bold, with a complex character. Expect notes of honey, paprika, salted caramel and old books.Buy now at Master of Malt
Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky
Monkey Shoulder is a unique combination of small batches of three different Speyside single malts. It was pegged the "trendiest" blended scotch in 2019 by Drinks International too. This is an easy drinker, a good one to have in the cabinet for guests, or for newer converts.Buy now from Amazon
Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey
This Kentucky bourbon has won stacks of awards including a "Master" accolade at the The Travel Retail Masters 2018. The style narturally brings more flavours of toffee and vanilla than peat.Buy now from Amazon
Aberlour A'Bunadh Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The price tag for Aberlour single malt is usually pretty steep, so while the price may still seem like a lot, it's a decent discount off its usual price. It's also award-winning and has some fantastic flavours of dark chocolate, ginger and black cherries.Buy now at Amazon
Talisker 10 Year Old Single Malt
This 10 year old variant of the classic malt hits you with something of smoky flavour when you first take a sip then you get a decent amount of heat that warms the belly.Buy now on Amazon