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.
Now, this is a very popular bottle among fans of Canadian whisky - not least of all because of the great value. The Pike Creek 10 Year Old is rye whisky that’s initially matured in white oak, before being finished in rum barrels. Tasty stuff.
Lot 40 Rye has been distilled in a copper pot still. It’s a small-batch release that has proven extremely popular over the years in its native Canada, which as a nation is getting an increasingly good name in world whisky. This spicy dram is bottled at 43% ABV.
An old brand with its origins to the mid 19th century, Wiser’s has become one of the best-selling whiskies in Canada. The 18 year old continues to shoe the exceptional value of aged whiskies from across the Atlantic - and this one makes for a delightful dram.
A brand of Canadian Whisky that dates back to the Hiram Walker distillery that was established in Detroit, USA in 1858 but moved to Ontario, Canada just across the river to avoid the prohibition movement. Made from a high Rye content along with barley and corn and aged for about 6 years in American oak. A smooth and easy sipping Whisky with subtle spice.
One of the lesser-known Indian whisky brands in the UK, Rampur Single Malt Whisky was distilled in India’s oldest distillery, Radico Khaitan, which dates back to 1943. This whisky is non chill-filtered and bottled at 43% ABV.
A peated Indian single malt matured in a first fill American oak cask and bottled at natural cask strength. Only 156 bottles were produced. The result is a whisky brimming with light spices and BBQ smoke.
Single malt Indian whisky from John Distilleries in Goa, India, matured for a maximum of 5 years in bourbon barrels. To produce Brilliance, theyve used six-row barley sourced from the foothills of the Himalayas. Brilliant work from the Paul John brand.
A peated single malt from the range of incredible Indian whiskies by John distilleries Paul John label. If youre thinking how on earth they managed to find peat in India... Well, they had to sourced it all the way from the Island of Islay.
Independently bottled Indian single malt whisky from Paul John, aged for 6 years and released by That Boutique-y Whisky Company. This bottling features a wealth of colour, no doubt with help from the faster maturation process in warmer climates.
From the land of the great Himalayas, a very popular one from Amrut, giving whisky enthusiasts the idea of the beginning in Amruts releases. Distilled from barley grown at the North West of India. This is matured in New American Oak and ex-bourbon casks. Jim Murrays Whisky Bible 2014 - Liquid Gold Award - GOLD MEDAL Malt Maniacs Awards 2008 and 2009 - BRONZE AWARDS
An impressive cask strength bottling from Amrut, a hefty punch at 61.8%, promising nothing but the usual balance of spice and fruit. This whisky was awarded 93.5 points from Jim Murray.
Another really impressive bottling from the Amrut distillers. This single malt whisky is aged in American oak casks and finished in oozing port pipes, resulting in a delicious sweetness. It is unpeated and bottled at natural cask strength. This whisky won the award for Best Cask Innovation in the 2011 Malt Maniacs awards, and damn they deserve it for this awesome world whisky.
The entry level peated expression from the renowned Indian distillery, Amrut. If you like fruity whisky with wisps of peat smoke, look no further.
A single cask release from the leading Indian Whisky distillery, Amrut that was matured in a Port pipe (one of the largest casks used to mature Whisky) and distilled from peated malt and bottled at a high cask strength of 62.8% ABV.
An Indian single malt from the countries market leader who have been producing spirits since 1948 but Whisky as we know it in the UK is a fairly new market for this distillery. They have however been quickly gaining a great reputation around the world for its award winning range of Whisky. This is a cask strength version of the peated malt bottled at a mighty 62.8% ABV so not for the faint of heart malt drinker!
Now this is something a bit off your radar. Distilled by India's Amrut brand, Naarangi is Hindi for ‘orange’. So you get whisky that was aged in an ex-oloroso sherry cask, that was then seasoned with wine… and orange peel for three years! Expect some orange notes with this!
Strictly 1 Per Customer A limited release from Amrut. Intermediate Sherry is Matured in a mix of ex-bourbon and virgin oak casks, later transferred to sherry casks before going back into bourbon casks to complete its maturation. This is one of Amruts best limited releases, an outstanding malt. Jim Murrays Whisky Bible 2014 - GOLD MEDAL - Liquid Gold Award
Previously named "Jim Murray’s Third Finest Whisky in the World", rated 97/100. This excellent core range malt from Amrut is distilled from barley from both Scotland and India, together making a truly awesome whisky! Liquid Gold Award 2014 - GOLD MEDAL - Jim Murrays Whisky Bible Wizards of Whisky Awards 2014 - GOLD MEDAL - Asian Whisky
This is the 2017 release – and third edition – of the Double Cask range from popular Indian distillery, Amrut. This particular brace of casks includes whisky that was matured in Bourbon cask #3189 and – this time – Port pipe #2715. Full of rich flavours, this is bottled at 46% ABV.
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 limited edition peated single malt from Indian distiller Paul John. Mars Orbiter is named after the spacecraft that was launched in the same month as this was distilled and with only 330 bottles released this cask strength offering is a very rare bottle indeed.
Indian single malt which has had a glorious maturation; initially held in oloroso sherry casks, it's then transferred into brandy casks and finished in rum casks. These Kadhambam...