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.
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.
The entry level peated expression from the renowned Indian distillery, Amrut. If you like fruity whisky with wisps of peat smoke, look no further.
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.
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.
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
Amrut’s Two Continent’s whisky is an interesting concept. The whisky is distilled in India, naturally. Then it was matured in its home territory of Bangalore, before then being shipped across to Europe for a further period of maturation in a much more different climate.