Japanese whisky faces serious competition from its neighbors.
Archive: Whisky List
These bottles of bourbon, scotch, and other whisky may not be cheap, but they’re available and have quality to match.
While older bottlings are hard to come by, these affordable and available whiskies showcase the best of Japan.
We blind-tasted over 40 private-label scotch, bourbon, rye, Canadian, and Irish whiskeys from Costco, Walmart, Trader Joe’s, and Total Wine to find the highest-quality bottles.