Best Whiskey Buys
A spot of whiskey can step up the drinking at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, but there's no need for the super premium, vintage variety when there are plenty of affordable options to drink tagged at less than $50. Cheapism pored over the results of a recent Ultimate Spirits Challenge to help identify favorite brands and bottles, making this list by cross-checking judges' picks against specialty blogs and online consumer reviews to determine the best buys in Scotch whisky (the proper spelling dispenses with the "e"), Irish whiskey, bourbon, and rye. Need some new ideas for cocktails when temperatures start to warm? Check out 10 Cheap but Tasty Summer Cocktails.