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10. Ballantine's

Possibly one of the lesser-known big alcohol brands, Ballantine's is a Scotch whiskey. The heritage of Ballantine's can be traced back to 1827, when farmer's son George Ballantine set up a small grocery store in Edinburgh, supplying a range of whiskies and creating his own blends. In 2005, Ballantine's became a member of the Pernod Ricard family after being sold by global beverage conglomerate Allied Domecq.