Best Scotch Whisky Under $20

Typically, “scotch” is a whiskey that is produced in Scotland according to a set of guidelines set forth by the Scotch Whisky Association. The main points of those guidelines are that all scotch must be:

  • Made in Scotland, on site at the listed distillery
  • Matured in oak casks for no less than three years
  • Containing no added substances (other than water and caramel coloring)
  • Labeled with an age that represents the youngest drop of alcohol in the bottle

This list catalogs all of the whiskey from this region that we have reviewed so far, ordered by rating and price.

Lismore - Single Malt

Single Malt Scotch Whiskey | Scotland, Speyside

Rating:(4) -
$18

Cutty Sark - Blended Scotch Whisky

Blended Scotch Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(4) -
$16.99

Famous Grouse - Blended Scotch Whisky

Blended Scotch Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(3) -
$19.99

Ballantine's - Finest Blended Scotch Whisky

Blended Scotch Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(3) -
$16.99

Banker's Club - Blended Scotch Whisky

Blended Scotch Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(3) -
$7.5

Justerini & Brooks - J&B Rare Scotch Whisky

Blended Scotch Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(2) -
$19.99

Highland Queen - Majesty Sherry Cask Finish Single Malt

Single Malt Scotch Whiskey | Scotland, Highlands

Rating:(2) -
$19.99