BEST ONLINE ALCOHOL RETAILERS.
If you are looking for that perfect bottle to give as a gift, need to source the right liqueurs to make that authentic cocktail, or are looking for an uncommon spirit to add to your collection then this is the article for you.
Below I have listed a few online alcohol retailers for you to search the next time you need that specific bottle but don’t have time to search through several shops to see if they even stock your drink, let alone how much they are going to overcharge you for it.
I have provided a brief overview of each retailer, provided costs of one whisky, rum and vodka to see how they compare and the delivery info for each vender.
Master of Malt
This retailer started out as a shop over 30 years ago and has years of experience selling online. Personally, I have used Master of Malt for several years. They stock a great collection of drinks and I have become accustomed to the reliable service they provide. Also, the bottling notes on this site are best out of all the retailers and they have a good customer review section.
Talisker 18 Year Old (70cl) – £72.16
Havana Club 7 Year Old (70cl) – £23.96
Grey Goose Vodka (70cl) – £35.83
Delivery – Starts at £2.95 and is currently free on orders over £99.99
The Whisky Exchange
The name suggests that this retailer is focused on whisky and they do have a substantial range of single malts and blends, but they also sell a great variety of other spirits. Potentially the biggest online alcohol retailer, this site boasts a product range of over 9,500 different bottles. So you will usually find whatever your heart desires from The Whisky Exchange. This is another retailer that I have used for numerous years and can say I have always received great service at good prices.
Talisker 18 Year Old (70cl) – £73.85
Havana Club 7 Year Old (70cl) – £25.45
Grey Goose Vodka (70cl) – £35.95
Delivery – Starts at £4.95 and is currently free for orders over £100.00
For me, this is a relatively new site and I have only used them once. However, from browsing their site they seem to have a good selection of drinks. More importantly, they seem to be the best-priced merchant on my list, well certainly for the types of spirits that I enjoy. I can see myself using this outlet more in the future as long as the service continues to be good.
Talisker 18 Year Old (70cl) – £71.99
Havana Club 7 Year Old (70cl) – £23.59
Grey Goose Vodka (70cl) – £34.99
Delivery – Starts at £4.49 and is currently free for orders over £250.00
This is a family-run business that is based in Cornwall and they have been trading in alcohol for over 50 years. During this time, they have developed a good reputation and now stock nearly 2,500 products, with their main focus on whisky and wine. This is the only retailer on the list that I have not personally used, as usually one of the above will stock the bottle I require.
Talisker 18 Year Old (70cl) – £75.99
Havana Club 7 Year Old (70cl) – £27.99
Grey Goose Vodka (70cl) – £40.99
Delivery – Starts at £4.95
Whenever searching for your tipple of choice I would recommend checking out the prices on at least a couple of sites above, as usually one of them will have it in stock at a good price. Also, if you haven’t used any of the above retailers before then a final tip would be to see if any of the sites have a voucher code for a first time customer.