My whiskey discovery began with the premier of Mad Men.
Don Draper’s drink of choice was the old fashioned, and any old fashioned is only as good as the whiskey you use.
These are the whiskeys I’ve discovered over the past 7 years that are the absolute best bang for your buck.
These whiskeys taste great, have character, and work well both on the rocks, neat or in an old fashioned.
Let me know your favorite affordable whiskey in the comments.
Best Whiskey Brands That Taste Great and Are Affordable
These are ranked from the most affordable to most expensive.
1. Old Forester Classic 86 Proof
It looks expensive, but actually it’s affordable and tastes nothing like it.
An old bottle of Forester Classic 86 Proof bourbon, it was first introduced by George Garvin Brown in 1870, the recipe of which is in keeping with the style. It is high in the content of rye, this is full bodied and rich.