Top 10 whisky ‘hybrids’

18th August, 2016 by Annie Hayes

As the world of whisky begins to play with the prospect of serious innovation, it was but a matter of time before producers looked at cross-category creations to bolster their portfolios.


This is our selection of the top 10 whisky hybrids

Innovation is the name of the game in the spirits sphere – and as segmentation further diversifies categories, developing a USP has never been more crucial.

As the following brands have each discovered, one way to do this is to experiment with the very foundations of what defines a whisky.

From an expression crafted from an IPA to a Scotch and Japanese hybrid series, we’ve selected 10 unique ‘Frankenwhiskies’ for your perusal.

While not all of them would technically qualify as “hybrid” spirits by definition, they certainly could all be considered hybrid whiskies in one way or another.

Click through the following pages to discover our top 10 whisky hybrids. Have we missed out your favourite? Let us know in the comments below. 

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