Buying Bottle of Scotch Whisky: Few Considerations

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Buying Bottle of Scotch Whisky: Few Considerations

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Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned whisky freak, it’s helpful to know what to consider when buying a whisky bottle. This guide is intended to assist you in making informed choices while buying Scotch whisky. We also offer cheapest Scotch whisky deals tap to our catalogue and get the best whisky scotch on sale.

Things to Look for in a Bottle of Scotch Whisky

Here are seven key things to look for:


Check if the whisky has an age statement. If not, it’s likely between 3 to 9 years old. While some non-age statement whiskies can be excellent, it’s generally safer to go for bottles that are 10 years or older.


Scotch whisky comes in five categories, with single malt being considered the highest quality. Others include blended malt, single grain, blended grain, and blended whisky. Each has its unique characteristics. Choose accordingly by trying all. Get variety from our website.


Look for details about the cask maturation. Oak casks are a powerful tool for master distillers as they add a complex layering of flavors, aromas, colors, and textures to a new-make spirit, enhancing its distillery character.


Many bottles provide tasting notes for the nose and taste, which can give you an idea of what to expect. Look for detailed notes. If a whisky is smoky, it will likely mention “peat” or “smoke” on the label. Determine your intended use for the whisky. If you plan to enjoy it neat, look for bottles known for their smoothness and complexity. If you’re planning to use it in cocktails, a versatile blended Scotch might be more suitable.

Alcohol Levels:

Check the alcohol by volume (ABV). 40-50% ABV indicates water was added before bottling, while 51%+ is typically cask strength. Higher ABV doesn’t necessarily mean better quality, but cask strength whiskies can be consistently good.

Artificial Features:

Scotch whiskies are often artificially colored and some are chill-filtered, but color isn’t a significant quality indicator, so it might be preferable to have unfiltered bottles. Must go through the details regarding artificial additions in Scotch whisky. Always prefer taste and quality.


Don’t get too caught up in the idea of Scotch whisky regions. Distillery-specific differences in production and maturation methods are often more significant than regional characteristics. Avoid overly relying on regional flavor profiles when making your selection.


Scotch whisky prices can vary significantly, so it’s important to determine your budget before shopping. You can find both affordable and premium options, and be on the lookout for the cheapest deals and sales for a good bargain.


The Premium Selection is your ultimate destination for best Scotch whisky. Our commitment to providing the finest quality Scotch alcohol at the best prices ensures that you can enjoy the world of Scotch whisky without breaking the bank.

Whether you seek the smoky depth of a single malt Scotch whisky or the unique character of Australian Whisky, our collection has something for every palate. With a dedication to preserving the rich traditions of Scotch whisky from Scotland and offering exclusive deals on, select Scotch brands in Australia, The Premium Selection is your go-to source for the best Scotch on sale.

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The Premium Selection Catalogue:

With an extensive collection, we invite you to embark on a journey of exquisite flavors. At The Premium Selection, we understand the art of savoring Scotch whisky neat, single malt Scotch whisky and we take pride in offering the most competitive prices on the market in Western Australia. Our catalogue includes Australian Whisky and renowned Scotch brands across the globe. Choose the best from below list:

·        The Glendronach 1971 41 Year Old Single Cask No 1247 Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        The Glenrothes 1969 Extraordinary Cask 11485 700ml


·        The Glenrothes 1970 Extraordinary Cask 10573 700ml


·        Ardbeg Corryvreckan Islay Single Malt Whisky 57.1% 700ml


·        Ardbeg Pertpetuum Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Limited Edition 700ml


·        Balblair 1965 Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        Berrys Own Aultmore 1997 Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        Berrys Own Linkwood 1993 Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        Berrys Own Longmorn 20 Year Old 1992 Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        Blue Hanger 11th Limited Release Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        Bowmore Islay Aged 18 Years Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        Bruichladdich Old & Rare 30yo Islay Malt Scotch Whisky 1986 700ml


·        Bruichladdich Old & Rare 32yo Islay Malt Scotch Whisky 1984 700ml


·        Glendronach Single Cask 1989 Aged 20 Years Cask 3833 Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


·        The Glenrothes 1968 Extraordinary Cask 13507 700ml


·        Yoichi Single Malt 15YO Japanese Whisky 700ml


·        William Grant & Sons Ghosted Reserve Rare Cask Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml


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