4 Value-For-Money Whiskies
Whiskies are an expensive affair. Some of the favorites aren’t always easily accessible and you want to save them for special occasions. But there are times, nothing but a dram of whisky would suffice and it doesn’t have to be right out of the vintages.
Here is a list of every occasion whisky which work perfectly for sipping as well as cocktails. The best part is that these are great value-for-money which you wouldn’t mind investing in a little more frequently. You can get these whiskies from Hipcask certified retailers, download the app to find out how.
Amrut Fusion Indian Single Malt
It is strange that a whisky loving nation like India never took to making whisky the authentic way. That all changed when Amrut Distilleries introduced their single malts to the world. Amrut Fusion is a unique blend which brings together Indian and Scottish barley. The final product is both youthful and complex with citrus, spice and menthol notes.
Jameson Irish Whiskey
Jameson has worked hard to establish the name of Irish whiskey in India. Irish whiskies are produced in similar environs as that of Scotland but they are known to be smoother. Most Irish whiskies are distilled thrice, so is Jameson. It is aged in sherry and bourbon casks which adds spices, vanilla and nutty profile to the whiskey.
Did you know J&B stood for Justerini & Brooks. The beginning of the whisky itself began in the 1930s as a respite to the Americans who just came out of Prohibition. It is a youthful brand of blended Scotch from Speyside known for it subtelty and smoothness. It is also a popular whisky for cocktails.
This one is also blended whisky from Scotland and is quite a popular brand in India. According to the company this whisky has the highest percentage of single malt – 65% – in it. The flavors include Ardmore’s smokiness and fruit notes of Lowland and Speyside giving the whisky a balance between sweetness and oakiness.