An honest-to-goodness blended Scotch whisky, Dunfife combines the quality that comes with maturity with a low price point to secure the best-value purchase slot.
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Amrut Indian Single Malt Whisky
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dalmore 12yr Malt Scotch
"The Dalmore 12 year old, with its intricate aromas and flavours, is recognised as a whisky with character far beyond its age. This was Andrew Mackenzie’s original masterpiece and stood apart from the norm of the day. At a time when it was standard practise to mature whisky for no more than 6 years, Andrew Mackenzie demonstrated his pioneering character by doubling the maturation period. His boldness truly paid off, The Dalmore 12 year old still stands apart as an exceptional whisky today, as it did then. Matured for an initial nine years in American white oak ex-bourbon casks, the spirit is then divided for its final flourish. One half remains in the bourbon barrels, while the other is transferred to exclusive 30 year old Gonzalez Byass Matusalem oloroso sherry butts before they are reunited to create this phenomenal whisky.
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.
Red Knight Whisky
Red Knight is a brand of Indian Blended Malt Scotch whisky, manufactured by the Indian conglomerate Khoday India Limited (KIL) and first launched in 1967. It is produced at the company's Bangalore facility. It is famous for its hourglass-shaped bottled along with the phrase "Red Knight finest blended malt whisky" stamped into the package in bold curved style. Initially, Red Knight was available only in North India. It was launched in the South Indian market in November 2007. Red Knight is also exported to overseas markets of Italy and Canada. The success of Red Knight whisky in North India is mainly because of the introduction of a smoother taste and new captivating packaging. The whisky has been blended afresh, keeping in mind the connoisseur’s taste. This vibrant packaging is also priced just perfect for the discerning whisky lover. The introduction of the new Red Knight whisky marks a turning point in the growth of the IMFL market. The enhanced taste and pricing make it a popular one certainly.
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Blenders Pride Reserve Collection Whisky
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Ten High Bourbon
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Dunville's Three Crowns
Dunville's Three Crowns was an Irish whiskey produced by Dunville in Belfast years and years ago, though sadly the Dunville's brand was lost to the ravages of time in the 1930s. Fast-forward to 2016, and the Echlinville distillery (Northern Ireland's first licensed distillery in over 125 years) have revitalised the Dunville name and relaunched Dunville's Three Crowns! Huzzah!
Glenmorangie 10 Year Old – Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Glenmorangie The Original is a single malt Scotch Whisky with an age-statement of 10 years. It is the standard expression from Glenmorangie, and forms a part of the brand’s core range. Unlike Speyside distilleries that use the word ‘Glen’ as a prefix in their brand names, Glenmorangie is categorized as a Highland distillery, and is located in Tain, Ross-Shire. A highly rated and renowned single malt, Glenmorangie is also well-known for their distillery stills that are the tallest in Scotland.
Talisker Dark Storm Malt Scotch
A salty, smoky edge combines with hints of aromatic spices and oak, developing into stewed apples.
Sterling Reserve Premium Blended Whisky
Sterling Reserve Blend 10 is made of imported scotch malts and the finest Indian grain spirits. The scotch malts are from different barrel origin including bespoke bourbon oak casks. The blend is chill-filtered to perfect balance with smooth finish and ten unique tasting notes.
Lark Distiller's Selection Sherry Matured
Another Top Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky From The Lark Distillery, Released As Part Of Their Distiller's Selection Range. A Sherry-Matured Single Malt, Aged In A 100 Litre "quarter" Cask. Keep 'em Coming, Lark!
Golden Wedding Whisky
Hot, peppery and slightly spirity and rich in toffee, with hints of burnt caramel and nutty dry grain. Rye notes come through as dusty, earthy and flinty, with suggestions of pickle juice along with cooked fruit and hints of flowers. A well balanced dram, Golden Wedding ends with typical Canadian whisky pithiness. Simple and enjoyable mixed with ginger ale, on ice or straight up.