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Best Buys are spirits that deliver great taste at a great price. We use an algorithm that compares the ratio of a product's suggested retail price to our score in order to calculate our Best Buy list. If you are on a budget, these bottles can't be beat! 



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Best Inexpensive Scotch Whisky

Dewar’s White Label Blended Scotch Whisky
90 points
$17
Best Buy
Gold color. Smoky aromas of dark browned biscuits, sourdough, smoked chocolate coated toffee, apricot, seaweed, carob, and anise with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-long pears, caramelized bananas with butterscotch, and black pepper finish. A very attractive blended Scotch that offers a smoky slice of Islay in the blend.
90 points $17 Best Buy
LISMORE Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
89 points
$19
Best Buy
Gold color. Aromas of grilled shortbread, toffee, berry tart, bergamot, and cream with a round, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length chocolate, hint of espresso bean, and red apple finish. A soft Speyside Single Malt with a gentle persuasion.
89 points $19 Best Buy
Stamford’s Blended Scotch Whisky
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Aromas of pear toaster pastry, date cake, caramel sauce, sweet cream gelato, and banana bread with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and an effortless, brisk candied orange, caramel cookie, and coconut finish. A super drinkable blended scotch for classic highballs.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Imperial 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky
88 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Fresh aromas of ripe pear, peony, green apple, grilled orange, and buttered almonds with a round, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-long creamy caramel, apricot jam, chocolate orange, tea with cream, black pepper, and clove finish. A delicious and mouthfilling blended scotch that is a delight to drink on its own and will also make excellent cocktails.
88 points $19.99 Best Buy