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.
Crowned World Whisky of the Year in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2020, 1792 Full Proof is a big, weighty and delicious bourbon. Bottled at 62.5% ABV, this allows no barriers when it comes to expressing all this whiskey's flavour.
Barton 1792 (which has been going since 1874) gets the name from the year that Kentucky became an official US state. It’s also the name of their signature single barrel bourbon whiskies. A favourite among fans of US whiskies, this is bottled at 49.3% ABV.
A "Chairman's Reserve" release from the Amrut distillery in Bangalore, aged for 10 years in bourbon barrels. You can see here how much colour the whisky has taken on from just a decade - hence the name Greedy Angel's.Only 9000 bottles of this rare Indian single malt were released.
A peated Indian single malt aged in sherry casks at the Amrut distillery in Bangalore. This has been released as part of the Greedy Angel's series to showcase how much interaction the whisky can have, along with the amount of evaporation in the cask, in such high temperatures. The liquid that was left has been presented in decanters along with a crystal stopper.
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.
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
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
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...
The first Madeira cask finished Indian single malt from the Amrut distillery who were themselves the first authentic Indian Whisky to make its way to the UK. Only 4800 bottles were produced.
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!
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!
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.