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Top 20 Whiskies of 2022

Jack Daniel's Bonded
1
Score: 97

Jack Daniel's Bonded

Redbreast Kentucky Oak Edition
2
Score: 96

Redbreast Kentucky Oak Edition

Barrell Vantage
3
Score: 95

Barrell Vantage

Dewar's 12 year old
4
Score: 94

Dewar's 12 year old

Westward Cask Strength
5
Score: 94

Westward Cask Strength

Midleton Very Rare (2022)
6
Score: 94

Midleton Very Rare (2022)

Blue Note Juke Joint Uncut
7
Score: 92

Blue Note Juke Joint Uncut

Limavady Single Barrel (0039)
8
Score: 94

Limavady Single Barrel (0039)

Bruichladdich 8 year old Islay Barley 2013
9
Score: 94

Bruichladdich 8 year old Islay Barley 2013

Nelson Bros. Reserve
10
Score: 93

Nelson Bros. Reserve

Sweetens Cove Kennessee Toasted Sugar Maplewood Finished
11
Score: 93

Sweetens Cove Kennessee Toasted Sugar Maplewood Finished

Tomintoul Cigar Malt Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish
12
Score: 94

Tomintoul Cigar Malt Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish

Miyagikyo Peated
13
Score: 94

Miyagikyo Peated

Blackened Rye The Lightning Double Cask Madeira and Rum Finished
14
Score: 93

Blackened Rye The Lightning Double Cask Madeira and Rum Finished

Bardstown Bourbon Company Collaborative Series Plantation Rum Barrel Finished
15
Score: 93

Bardstown Bourbon Company Collaborative Series Plantation Rum Barrel Finished

Bushmills 12 year old
16
Score: 93

Bushmills 12 year old

Indri Trini The Three Wood
17
Score: 94

Indri Trini The Three Wood

Hardin's Creek Colonel James B. Beam 2 year old
18
Score: 93

Hardin's Creek Colonel James B. Beam 2 year old

Teeling Wonders of Wood Virgin Chinkapin Oak
19
Score: 93

Teeling Wonders of Wood Virgin Chinkapin Oak

Craigellachie 13 year old Bas Armagnac Finished
20
Score: 93

Craigellachie 13 year old Bas Armagnac Finished

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