Barclays is a brand by JG Distillers Group (founded by Colin Barclay in 1991) in East Kilbride, Scotland. They export single malt, blended malt and blended whisky to 40 different markets overseas and are expanding, according to this story by Daily Record. Barclays Extra Special Blended Scotch Whisky is one of their best selling products, along with brands such as Highland Chief and McIvor.
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Barclays Scotch Tasting Notes
Oak is the main note. Some berry kind of bitterness.
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The meaning of the word ‘Amrut’ literally translates to ‘the ‘Elixir of life’, is the first single malt whisky to be ever produced in India. Battling prejudices and finally managing to convince the experienced Scottish consumer that Indian malt could be on par with their Scottish counterpart, Amrut Whisky has come a long way.
Amrut Indian Single Malt Whisky
Single malt whiskies are the poison of choice for many a whisky lover, and for many years, Indian whisky lovers were devoid of a domestic single malt whisky brand that was delivering a product that could match up with some of the most established whisky brand around the world.
Maqintosh Premium Whisky
One of the first experiments with single malt to have been carried out in India, Amrut Distilleries’ MaQintosh Premium Whisky was birthed from Neelakanta Rao Jagdale’s ambition to produce a quality single malt in India.
After Dark Whisky
After Dark Whisky is a brand of Indian grain whisky distilled and sold under the Radico Khaitan brand name. It is one of the few brands of Indian whisky that is made up of 100% grain whiskies.
Blanton's Original Single Barrel
Taken from the center-cut or middle sections of the famous Warehouse H, Blanton’s Original was once designated for ambassadors, dignitaries, and Colonel Blanton’s family and friends. Today, everyone has access to the world’s first single barrel bourbon. The taste profile is sweet with citrus and oak. A creamy vanilla nose features hints of nuts, caramel, orange and light chocolate. Blanton’s Original set the standard for single barrel bourbons. Best served neat or on the rocks. 46.5% alcohol by volume.
Mansion House Whisky
From the house of Tilaknagar Industries, Mansion House is a brand of blended Indian whisky. It is a blend of imported Scotch malts, Indian grain and neutral spirits with a slightly higher malt content than usual Indian whiskies.
Amrut Naarangi Indian Single Malt Whisky
Amrut Naarangi is an Indian single malt released by Amrut Distilleries, makers of the first ever single malt whisky created in the country. The word Naarangi is Hindi for ‘Orange’, and it was chosen to indicate the unique process used to finish this expression.
Amrut Fusion Single Malt Whisky
Amrut Fusion is an Indian single malt whisky launched in 2009 by Amrut Distilleries in Bangalore, India. The whisky is made from a mix of Scottish and Indian barley, thus giving it the name “Fusion”.
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Signature Premire Grain Whisky
Signature Premier Grain whisky is part of Master Blender Caroline Martin's reserve selection. Crafted with care for special occasions.This varietal from her selection is a vintage whisky crafted by blending 8 year old Scotch malts with 100% aged Indian malts.avour the toasted wood with a wan toffee finish, for a rich and unforgettable experience.