6 Underrated Speyside Single Malts

The largest Speyside distilleries, like Glenfiddich, Glenlivet, and Macallan, rank among the most successful in the world, hailing from the region at the center of single malt scotch. Once you’ve given the standbys a taste, take the road (or river) less traveled to unexpected wonders and bargains on tasty whiskies.

Taste the Diversity of Speyside With These Bottles

Glen Moray 25 year old Port Cask Finish—93 points, $300
Heady perfumes, vanilla fudge, ripe citrus, oak, and spice

Tamdhu Batch Strength 002—92 points, $90
Rich, full bodied, with sweet sherry, dried fruits, cherry, and allspice

Tomintoul 25 year old—90 points, $415
Honeyed malt, vanilla, gentle florals, delicate fruits, almond, and spice

Cragganmore 12 year old—87 points, $50
Honey, spices, citrus, sweet florals, and light smoke

AnCnoc Cutter—90 points, $65
Oily smoke, ash, peach, apple, vanilla, apricot, and leather

Longmorn 16 year old—90 points, $125
Milk chocolate, orchard fruit, spice, dried fruits, and oak

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