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List Rules Includes all types of whiskey, including scotch, single malt, blended whiskeys, bourbon and rye.

Whiskey is a very distinct tasting liquor. Since it is made in a burnt wooden cask, it is given a smokey head. Some consider whiskey to be one of the truest forms of alcohol. Whiskey is an alcoholic beverage that is made from combining water and a mash of grains. The mash can be different combinations of barley, rye, wheat or corn. Whatever is used gives the whiskey a different flavor. It is then placed in a wooden cask that is made out of burnt oak and left to age and ferment. However long it is left in the cask is also going to change the taste of the whiskey.

Since all of these factors come into play, each whiskey producer comes up with a whiskey that taste slightly different from another's. This leaves the drinker with many varying options to consider when trying to choose which whiskey is the right one for them. Should they go with the lighter and smoother Canadian whiskey like Canadian Club, Crown Royal or Black Velvet? How about a fuller American blend like Jack Daniels, Knob Creek or Maker's Mark?

This list is to help determine which whiskey is the best tasting out there through votes from the Ranker users. Please note that It includes all types of whiskey, but you can also vote on the best bourbon and top scotch brands. Vote up your favorite and vote down the ones that just miss the mark.
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Woodford Reserve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Maker's Mark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Jameson Irish Whiskey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Knob Creek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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The Glenlivet distillery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Crown Royal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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The Macallan distillery is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Jack Daniel's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Glenfiddich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Johnnie Walker Black Label is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Johnnie Walker Black Label

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Glenmorangie distillery is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Balvenie DoubleWood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Bulleit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Buffalo Trace Distillery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Jim Beam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Balvenie distillery is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Johnny Walker Blue Label is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Johnny Walker Blue Label

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Tullamore Dew is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Tullamore Dew

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Elijah Craig is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Old Bushmills Distillery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Jameson Distillery Reserve is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Jameson Distillery Reserve

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Ardbeg distillery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Oban distillery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Balvenie Founder’s Reserve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Wild Turkey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Blanton's is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Four Roses is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Four Roses

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Basil Hayden's is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Booker's is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Single Barrel Jack Daniels is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Single Barrel Jack Daniels

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Canadian Club is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Redbreast is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Redbreast

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Seagram's Seven Crown is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Gentleman Jack is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Gentleman Jack

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Laphroaig distillery is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Yamazaki is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Yamazaki

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Yamazaki 12-Year-Old is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Yamazaki 12-Year-Old

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Dalmore distillery is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Loch Lomond distillery is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Pendelton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Glen Moray distillery is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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George Dickel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Jefferson's is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Lagavulin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Jacquin's Rock & Rye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Jacquin's Rock & Rye

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New Midleton Distillery is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Blackadder is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Blackadder

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Longrow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey
Longrow

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Old Overholt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Black Velvet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tasting Whiskey