About Speyside Single Malt Scotch

About Speyside Single Malt Scotch
Speyside refers whisky made by the 50+ distilleries near the river Spey in the Scottish highlands. These distilleries are noted for their use of refilled, ex-Sherry casks in the maturation of their whiskies. The Sherry casks imparts telltale fruit and nut tones to the final whisky.

Top Picks for Speyside Single Malt Scotch

Aberlour ABunadh Cask Strength Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
95 points
$99
A mature, rich, and opulent Speyside Single Malt with full-bodied intensity to sip after dinner and possibly with a cigar.
Awards: 2022 Best Speyside Single Malt Scotch
Aberlour Casg Annamh Triple Cask Matured Single Malt Speyside Scotch Whisky
94 points
$64
A delicious, lightly smoked Scotch Whisky that caresses the palate and smells like it was distilled in a bygone era.
Aberlour 16 Year Old Double Cask Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
94 points
$84
A classic, lovely Whisky with excellent Sherry cask influence; serve with poached salmon topped with honeyed walnuts and some green apple for acidity.
Aberlour ABunadh Alba Cask Strength Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
94 points
$89
A delightfully complex spice bomb with citrus brightness that makes this a perfect summer sipping Scotch.
Speyburn 15 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
94 points
$65
A rich, chewy, lasting Speyside malt that satisfies; beautifully textured with deep layers of flavor.
Aberlour 18 Year Old Double Cask Single Malt Speyside Scotch Whisky
93 points
$124
A gracefully aged Speyside Single Malt demonstrating both youthful fruit and a touch of rancio.
Glen Grant 15 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
93 points
$78
A lighthearted but chewy Single Malt with a very dry sensibility.
Glen Grant 18 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
93 points
$134
A pure and poignant Speyside Malt.
Aberlour 12 Year Old Double Cask Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
91 points
$56
A classic example of Speyside orchard fruit coated in honey; this one's a Rum drinker's Scotch.
Glen Grant 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
91 points
$46
A supple, creamy, spice-laden Speyside Malt that satisfies.