List of whisky brands

This is a list of whisky brands arranged by country of origin and style. Whisky (or whiskey)[1] is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Different grains are used for different varieties, including barley, malted barley, rye, malted rye, wheat, and corn. Whisky is typically aged in wooden casks, made generally of charred white oak.

American whiskey

Thirteen large distilleries owned by eight companies produce over 99% of the whiskey made in the U.S.[2]

Of the thirteen, ten are in Kentucky, two are in Tennessee, and one is in Indiana. The three states are grouped together in the east-central mainland region of the United States.


Kentucky bourbon

Brands are listed alphabetically by brand ownership and the name and location of the distillery. The brand owner is included if different.

Tennessee whiskey

Other bourbon

Corn whiskey

Rye whiskey

Malt whiskey

Wheat whiskey

  • Breuckelen Distilling77 Whiskey, Brooklyn, New York
  • Bernheim OriginalHeaven Hill Distillery, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Cedar Ridge Wheat Whiskey, Cedar Ridge Distillery, Swisher, Iowa
  • Dry Fly wheat whiskey, Dry Fly Distilling, Spokane, Washington
  • OYO Wheat Whiskey, Middle West Spirits, Columbus, Ohio
  • RoughStock Spring Wheat Whiskey (RoughStock Distillery), Bozeman, Montana[11]
  • TOPO Organic Distillery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina[16]

Blended whiskey

Australian whisky

Australia produces a number of single malt whiskies. Tasmanian whiskies in particular were the first to receive global attention. Australian whiskies are winning an increasing number of global whisky awards and medals, including for example in the World Whiskies Awards and Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 'Liquid Gold Awards'.[17][18] Mainland Australian whiskies are also obtaining global recognition, in particular a West Australian whisky.[19][20]

Australian whisky distilleries include:[21][22]

  • Archie Rose Distilling Co., Sydney
  • Bakery Hill Distillery, Victoria
  • Belgrove Distillery, Tasmania
  • Black Gate Distillery
  • Booie Range Distillery
  • Castle Glen Australia
  • Corio Whisky Distillery, (closed 1989)
  • Corowa Whisky Distillery
  • Cradle Mountain Whisky (Cradle Mountain Malt Whisky), Tasmania
  • Hellyers Road Distillery, Tasmania
  • Hoochery Distillery, (Raymond B Desert III Corn Whiskey), Kununurra, Western Australia
  • Lark Distillery, Tasmania
  • Limeburners Single Malt Whisky, Great Southern Distilling Company, Albany, Western Australia
  • Mackey's Distillery (still in maturation, no whisky released yet), Tasmania
  • Margaret River Distilling Co, (owned by Great Southern Distilling Company), Margaret River, Western Australia
  • Nant Distillery, Tasmania
  • New World Whisky Distillery (Starward Whisky)
  • Old Hobart Distillery, Tasmania
  • Redlands Distillery
  • Samuel Smith & Son (Smith's Angaston Whisky).
  • Small Concern Whisky Distillery (Cradle Mountain Whisky), Tasmania
  • Sullivans Cove Distillery, Tasmania
  • Tiger Snake Distillery (Tiger Snake Whiskey and Rye, Owned by Great Southern Distilling Company) Porongurup, Western Australia
  • Tin Shed Distilling Company, (Iniquity Whisky), Adelaide, South Australia
  • Tasmania Distillery (Sullivans Cove Single Malt Whisky), Tasmania
  • Timboon Railway Shed Distillery, Timboon, Victoria
  • Triptych Distillery
  • Wild Swan Distilling Company, (closed 2016)
  • Wild River Mountain Distillery Queensland
  • William McHenry & Sons Distillery, Tasmania

Canadian whisky

English whisky

Finnish whisky

French whisky

  • Armorik Single Malt – Warenghem Distilleries, Brittany
  • Bastille
  • Glann Ar More Distillery Brands (Brittany)
    • Glann Ar Mor Single Malt
    • Kornog Single Malt
  • P&M – Domaine Mavela, Corsica
  • Rozelieures Single Malt – Distillery Grallet-Dupic, Lorraine
  • Vicomte Single Malt
  • Vercors Distillery

German whisky

  • Schlitzer Destillerie
    • Glen Slitisa
    • Schlitzer Burgen
  • Bellerhof
    • Danne's Schwäbischer Whisky vom Bellerhof, formerly Bellerhof-Whisky
  • Blaue Maus Whisky-Destillerie
    • Blaue Maus Vintage 1993
    • Grüner Hund Vintage 1991
    • Krottentaler Vintage 1994
    • Schwarzer Pirat Vintage 1995
    • Spinnaker 1997
  • Coillmór
    • Coillmór Single Malt Whisky
  • Gruel
    • Gruel Single Grain Whisky
  • Höhler
    • Whessky, Bourbon Style
    • Whessky, Irish Style
    • Whessky, Rye Style
    • Whessky, Scottish Style Single Malt
  • Home of The Glen Els – Hammerschmiede 1250
    • The Alrik, 100% Woodsmoked
    • The Glen Els,
  • Rabel
    • Schwäbischer Whisky
    • Whisky von der Alb (Spelt Whisky)
  • Reiner Mösslein
    • Fränkischer Whiskey
  • Slyrs
    • Slyrs Bavarian Single Malt
  • Sonnenschein
  • Volker Theurer
    • Black Horse Original Ammertal Malt & Grain Whisky

Indian whisky

Indian single malts

Irish whiskey

Irish single malts

Single pot still whiskeys

Blended Irish whiskeys

Single grain Irish whiskeys

Japanese whisky

New Zealand whisky

Scotch whisky

Single malt scotch

Campbeltown single malts

Highland single malts

Island single malts

Islay single malts

Lowland single malts

Speyside single malts

Grain Scotch whisky

Blended Malt Scotch whisky

A blend of two or more Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, with no Grain Whisky.[29]

Blended Scotch whisky

Independent bottlers of Scotch whisky

South African whisky

Spanish whisky

Welsh whisky

Other whiskies

See also


  1. Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition: "In modern trade usage, Scotch whisky and Irish whiskey are thus distinguished in spelling; whisky is the usual spelling in Britain and whiskey that in the U.S."
  2. Albala, Ken, ed. (2015). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues. SAGE Publications.
  3. Old Rip Van Winkle Archived 2011-01-15 at the Wayback Machine, Joint venture description on company web site. (Accessed January 2011)
  4. Whisk(ey) Archived 2013-05-04 at the Wayback Machine brand list at Diageo web site
  5. Crumbie, Trey (January 26, 2017). "'Super-premium' Kentucky Owl bourbon bought, to be available nationally". Lexington Herald-Leader. Lexington, Kentucky. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  6. Patton, Janet (January 26, 2017). "New lakeside bourbon complex will cost $150 million. See what it will include". Lexington Herald-Leader. Lexington, Kentucky. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  7. Olmsted, Larry (May 19, 2015). "A Bold New Rye Whisky From Canada's Rye Expert". Forbes Magazine. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  8. "Homepage » Dad's Hat Rye". Dad's Hat Rye.
  9. "George Washington's Mount Vernon Distillery & Gristmill". Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  10. "Our Spirits Offerings – Tuthilltown Spirits". Tuthilltown Spirits.
  11. [ Rich Grain Corn Whiskey Rich Grain Distillery, Canton Mississippi RoughStock Distillery] official website.
  12. Blue Ridge Distilling official website.
  13. New Holland Brewing Website
  14. "Swift Single Malt". Swift Whiskey.
  15. Westland Distillery official website.
  16. TOPO Distillery official website.
  17. Colquhoun, Steve (21 March 2014). "Tassie whisky named world's best single malt". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  18. "Tasmania Distillery's Sullivans Cove takes world whisky title for single malt". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  19. Brammer, Jenna (6 April 2017). "WA Drop named 'Best International Whisky in the World'". West Australian Newspaper. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  20. Adsti, Saskia (2 November 2017). "Peat the Secret to Winning Drop". West Australian Newspaper. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  21. "Australian whisky distilleries". Archived from the original on October 7, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  22. "Closed Australian whisky distilleries". Archived from the original on September 7, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  23. "Lakes Distillery | Lake District Whisky, Gin, Vodka | Made in Cumbria".
  24. "Officer's Choice, McDowell's No1, Celebration, Honey Bee and Old Tavern top global liquor chart". timesofindia-economictimes.
  25. "The History of New Zealand Whisky", New Zealand Whisky Company website. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  26. "The Oamaruvian | The New Zealand Whisky Collection". Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  27. "Product Range | Thomson Whisky New Zealand". 2014-06-20. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  28. "Craigellachie – Scotch malt whisky distillery profile".
  29. 2009 No.2890 Food - The Scotch Whisky Regulations 2009
  30. "Angels Nectar".
  31. Jim Murray's Whisky Bible
  32. "Johnnie Walker Green Label | Scotch Whisky | Johnnie Walker".
  33. "Johnnie Walker Island Green". Master of Malt.
  34. Malt Whisky Yearbook 2014
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