Whiskies ranked by rating

Here at whisky waffle we don’t take our rating system too seriously. But if you would like a list of the drams we’ve reviewed listed from five stars to one here it is! Please note: we can’t be bothered distinguishing which is best within their rating so have just placed them in alphabetical order.

Five Stars:

Heartwood Convict Resurrection

Lagavulin 16 year old

Lark Port Wood Distillers Selection

William Cadenhead Single Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky Aged 40 Years

Four Stars:

Adams Distillery Pinot Noir Slosh Cask 46%

Amrut Fusion

anCnoc Peter Arkle Limited Edition: ‘Bricks’

Ardbeg 10 Year Old

The Arran Malt Amarone Cask Finish

Auchentoshan Three Wood

Balvenie 12 Year Old DoubleWood

Blue Hanger 9th Release

Bowmore Darkest 15 Year Old

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old

Glenfarclas 105

Glenfiddich 15 Year Old

Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

Glenlivet 18 Year Old

Great Outback Rare Old Australian Single Malt

Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Heartwood Calm Before the Storm

Heartwood Dare to be Different

Heartwood Vat out of Hell

Hellyers Road 12 Year Old

Hellyers Road 15 Year Old

Highland Park 18 Year Old

Killara Single Malt

Kings County Bourbon 43%

Lark Double Sherry Cask Limited Release

Laphroaig Quarter Cask

Linkwood 20 Year Old Côte-Rôtie Finish

Nant Port Wood 43%

New World Projects Ginger Beer Cask

Old Kempton First Release Solera Cask

Old Pulteney 12 Year Old

Overeem Port Cask Matured

Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 Year Old

Scapa 16 Year Old

Signatory Vintage Tormore 1995

Springbank 15 Year Old

Sullivans Cove French Oak Cask

Talisker 10 Year Old

Talisker 57˚ North

Tasmanian Independent Bottlers RD 001

Three Stars:

Abomination, The Crying of the Puma 54%

anCnoc 12 Year Old

anCnoc 16 Year Old

Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky

Ardbeg Perpetuum

Auchentoshan 12 Year Old

Aultmore of the Foggie Moss 12 Year Old

Balblair 2000

Balvenie 14 year Old Caribbean Cask

Belgrove Brown Rye

Benromach Sassacaia Wood Finish

The Big Black Cock Single Malt

Big Peat

Booker Noe’s Special Barrel Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old

Bushmills 10 Year Old

Bushmills Black Bush

Caol Ila 12 Year Old

Cragganmore 12 Year Old

Dailuiane Flora & Fauna 16 Year Old

Dalmore 12 Year Old

Eagle Rare 10 Year Old

Glen Moray 16 Year Old

Glen Moray 10 Year Old Chardonnay Cask

Glendronach 12 Year Old

GlenDronach Peated

Glenfiddich Select Cask

Glenlivet 12 Year Old

The Glenlivet Master Distiller’s Reserve

Glenlivet Nadurra 16 Year Old

Glenlivet Nἁdurra Oloroso

Glenrothes Select Reserve, 1995, 1998

Glenrothes 2001

Hakushu Distillers Reserve

Hellyers Road Peated

Hellyers Road Pinot Noir Finish

Highland Park 12 Year Old

Hudson Single Malt

Invergordon 26 Year Old Single Grain Pot Still Exclusive

Jameson Irish Whiskey

Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition

Johnnie Walker Double Black

Johnnie Walker Blue Label

Kilchoman Machir Bay

Laphroaig 10 Year Old

Lark Classic Cask

Ledaig 10 Year old

Limeburners Infinity Solera Cask

The Macallan Fine Oak 12 Year Old

Miyagikyo 12 Year Old

Nant Sherry Wood 43%

Nikka from the Barrel

Oban 14 Year Old

Oban Little Bay

Old Pulteney Navigator

Overeem Sherry Cask Matured

Overeem Red Wine Cask

Port Charlotte Scottish Barley Heavily Peated

Royal Lochnagar Distillers Edition

Russell’s Reserve

Springbank 10 Year Old

Sprinkbank Gaja Barolo Cask

Starward Single Malt

Starward Two Fold

Talisker Dark Storm

Talisker Port Ruighe

Whipper Snapper Project Q

Yamazaki 12 Year Old

Two Stars:

Akashi White Oak

Auchentoshan Classic

Auchentoshan Heartwood

Connemara Peated Single Malt


Flóki Single Malt

Flóki Icelandic Young Malt

Glen Grant The Majors Reserve

Glen Moray 12 Year Old

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Glenlivet Founders Reserve

Glenrothes Alba

Hellyers Road Original

Highland Park Svein

Inver House Green Plaid


Johnnie Walker Black Label

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve

Johnnie Walker Platinum Label 18 Year Old

Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve 120 Proof

Longrow Cabernet Sauvignon Cask

Makers Mark

Nant Homestead Reserve

Speyburn 10 Year Old

Strathisla 12 Year Old

Timboon Single Malt

Trappers Hut

Yamazaki Distillers Reserve

One Star:

Catto’s Blended Scotch Whisky

Collingwood Toasted Maplewood Stave Finish

Floki Young Malt Sheep Dung Smoked Reserve

Glen Moray Port Cask Finish

Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey

Jim Beam Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Johnnie Walker Red Label

White Oak Tokinoka