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Pappy Van Winkle 20yo tops consumer ratings

Buffalo Trace’s coveted Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year Old is the whisky most highly rated by consumers, a new report has revealed.

Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year Old Bourbon has top a recent consumer ratings poll

According to a new user report by Distiller, described as the world’s only free whiskey companion, recommendation and discovery app, the expression was given an average rating of 4.76 in a one-5 star scale.

The rare Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year Old is followed by Irish whiskey Midleton Very Rare, which was given an average rating of 4.71, and high-strength Bourbon George T. Stagg Bourbon 2013, which was awarded an average rating of 4.60.

Distiller’s report also lists which whiskies are the most collected among its users and which labels top consumer wish lists by regional category.

The Willett Family Estate Rye was the whiskey most added to users’ wishlists, while the Scotch Lagavulin 16 was the most added to users’ collections.

“This data is especially exciting as it goes above and beyond generic market and sales data to provide a true look at consumer preferences at the peak of the whiskey boom from the most widely used resource of its kind,” said Mikael Mossberg, CEO of Distiller.

“By looking at users’ collections, wish lists, five star ratings, and more we’re for the first time seeing what types of products whiskey consumers from all around the world are most drawn to in real time.”

Click through the following pages to discover which other whiskies were found to be the highest rated on Distiller.

10. The Macallan 18 Year Old


Rating: 4.53

9. The Balvenie Portwood 21 Year Old

Balvenie-Portwood-21Rating: 4.54

8. William Larue Weller Bourbon (Fall 2013)

William-Larue-Weller-BourbonRating: 4.55

7. The Macallan 25 Year Old

The-Macallan-25-Year-OldRating: 4.56

6. Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Old

Pappy-Van-Winkle-23-Year-OldRating: 4.56

5. Four Roses 125th Anniversary Bourbon

Four-Roses-125th-Anniversary-BourbonRating: 4.57

4. Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 Year Old

Pappy-Van-Winkle-Family-ReserveRating: 4.58

3. George T. Stagg Bourbon (Fall 2013)

George-T-Stagg-BourbonRating: 4.60

2. Midleton Very Rare

Midleton-Very-RareRating: 4.71

1. Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year Old

Pappy-Van-Winkle-20-Year-Old-2Rating: 4.79

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