A JOURNEY THROUGH THE
WORLD OF WHISKIES,ONE INSIGHT AT A TIME
Still using age-old and traditional distilling methods, Scotch whiskies are produced exclusively in Scotland.
Owning an exceptional bottle of Scotch whisky, is a special occasion unto itself and calls for a celebration. A whisky lover would tell you how easy it is to look for an excuse to pour a dram, kick back and relax after an exhausting day, although all want and need for a good excuse are rendered moot when it’s a whisky as impressive as the ones we are about to discuss.
I grew up in a predominantly sport loving household. My father, an avid tennis lover, having played state-level tournaments in his teens and early twenties, tried his best to toughen me up and make me sporty as a child. Much to his disappointment and my happiness, I failed graciously at all competitive physical activities. While in school, when asked to choose co-curricular pursuits, I chose poetry over basketball, dramatic arts over tennis, and debating society over karate. Don’t get me wrong! This isn’t a tale of a failed effort at breaking gender stereotypes. The fact of the matter is I am not biologically built to even stand out as average in any kind of sport. All of 153 centimeters, a poor body mass, and being prone to exhaustion at the slightest physical exertion do have its cons. Good thing—he never pushed me beyond what was fitting.
Chances are slim that you recollect your first encounter with alcohol. The maiden tryst with alcohol is perhaps just as special as any other first time adventures. Whether you recollect it, or not, if you relate to covertly sneaking a taste of your very first intoxicant, you belong to a crowd of youngsters in the first year of college. And, in all probability, Blender’s Pride is the first whisky you’ve ever drank. Blender’s Pride is representative of millennial constrained by funds, therefore, unable to get their hands onto finer liquids. It is no wonder that the tale of Blender’s Pride, a popular Indian whiskey, has a lot to do with the evolving Indian, from a teenager to a working professional. It goes without saying, blender’s Pride is one of the country’s most loved tipple.