About Best Buys

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 Liquor

Spirit of HVEN Organic Gin
96 points
$20
Best Buy
A fascinating and floral Gin that will add a very welcome savory and perfumed note to any cocktail.
96 points $20 Best Buy
La Quintinye Vermouth Royal Rouge
96 points
$23
Best Buy
More of an incredibly delicious after dinner drink than an aperitif but this will also be fantastic in Negronis and Manhattans.
96 points $23 Best Buy
Plantation Isle Of Fiji Rum
96 points
$24
Best Buy
A fantastic, flavor-packed pot still Rum that instantly teleports you to a tiki bar on an exotic island; pack your bags with this one and stay a while.
Awards: 2022 Best Rum (Aged 3 years or less)
96 points $24 Best Buy
Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum
96 points
$25
Best Buy
A rich and flavorful overproof Rum that opens up beautifully with dilution.
96 points $25 Best Buy
Ish Spirits Gin-Ish Non Alcoholic Spirit
96 points
$25
Best Buy
This spirit alternative offers the classic London Dry botanical profile and satisfying perceived heat; a raging success for the category, enjoy as liberally as your heart desires.
96 points $25 Best Buy
Altos Classic Lime Margarita
95 points
Best Buy
Nice clean agave flavors with a splash of lime and salt without too much manipulation will make you very happy to sip this.
95 points Best Buy
Regal Rogue Lively White Dry Vermouth
95 points
$19
Best Buy
Sweet citrus and jasmine tea lead on the nose; this would make an excellent white Negroni or is well-suited to stand alone.
95 points $19 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Cucumber Vodka
95 points
$20
Best Buy
Fresh cucumber aromas on the nose and palate with a touch of sweetness that will make it an excellent compliment in mixed drinks.
95 points $20 Best Buy
Citadelle Gin
95 points
$25
Best Buy
Gin
With some welcomed bonus citrus expressions this is an excellent Martini Gin, yet well crafted enough to sip alone.
95 points $25 Best Buy
Montelobos Ensamble Joven Mezcal
94 points
$0
Best Buy
A curious and concentrated Blanco Mezcal for celebrating and cocktailing.
94 points $0 Best Buy