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January 2021

Happy New Year Whiskey Network and WBSE! 

As we say goodbye and good riddance to 2020, we want to paint a silver lining around a unique and tough year. WBSE has a tradition to share our Top 10 Bourbon and Single Malts with you to reflect on the year in whiskey. These are voted on by the WBSE Admins, Moderators, and the Whiskey Network Editorial Staff. Here are the lists!


  1. Four Roses Single Barrel

  2. Elijah Craig Barrel Proof

  3. Old Forester 1920

  4. Elijah Craig WBSE Store Pick

  5. Stagg Jr.

  6. Col. E.H. Taylor Small Batch

  7. Four Roses Small Batch Select

  8. Knob Creek 15 Year

  9. Wild Turkey Rare Breed

  10. Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Single Malt

  1. GlenDronach 18

  2. GlenDronach 15

  3. GlenDronach 21

  4. Glenfarclas 21

  5. Glenmorangie Nectar d’Or

  6. Highland Park 18

  7. GlenDronach 12

  8. BenRiach 12

  9. Laphroaig 16

  10. BenRiach Smokey 12

We hope that you have had the opportunity to enjoy these amazing products in 2020. If you did not, then you have your work cut out for you in 2021! Now, let us have a drink and toast to wash away what was 2020, and celebrate the promise of 2021 being a stellar year.


May your glasses be filled with the best whiskey and cheer!




Bill, Chad, and all of us at WBSE and the Whiskey Network