It may surprise the hardened Scotch drinker to discover that some of the mostly highly praised whiskies in the world come from outside of whisky's traditional heartlands of Scotland and Ireland. Amrut and Penderyn must come in for special praise here, Japanese whiskies having their own section on this site. This is the place to shed your certainties and consider something new.
Independently bottled Indian whisky from Malts of Scotland! It was distilled at John distilleries in Goa back in 2009 and left to mature in a single bourbon barrel till 2015, when just 156 bottles were produced at natural cask strength.
A 7-year-old single malt released to commemorate the 400th anniversary of where they make the whisky, in Aarwangen. In Switzeland it goes by the name of the Kornhaus. It was distilled at Langatun in 2008 and bottled in June 2016.