Best Scotch Whisky Under $30

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 Whiskey | Scotland, Speyside

Rating:(4) -
$18

Famous Grouse - Blended Scotch Whisky

Blended Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(3) -
$19.99

Grangestone - Bourbon Cask Finished

Single Malt Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(3) -
$28.99

Auchentoshan - Select Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Single Malt Whiskey | Scotland, Lowlands

Rating:(3) -
$30

Johnnie Walker - Red

Single Malt Whiskey | Scotland

Rating:(2) -
$23.99