Based on 150 votes, the average rating for Amrut Fusion Single Malt Whisky is 7.4/10.
Top reviews for Amrut Fusion Single Malt Whisky:
— Advent Day 18 - WOW! Damn good dram! Nice oak notes on the nose. Palate is sweet with notes of chocolate and fruit. Nice cinnamon finish.
— I loved this! It's a blend of their single malt (75%) and their 100% peated (25%). Wow! I tasted smoke, cherries, tobacco, and cigar. It kind of reminded me of the taste of cherry cigars and beer in a bar I went to in college, decades ago. But unlike the cheap cherry cigars of the 1980s, this Fusion blend was pure joy, a far more sophisticated dram. Loved it!
— Don't let the country of origin scare you off. This is a wonderful product. Highly recommend.
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Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Amrut Fusion Single Malt Whisky
Oak and cinnamon
Advent #18. This just isn’t for me. Too much ethanol and smoke and spice.
I was overwhelmed by the spice. Not my thing.
Decent flavor but harsh ethanol
Kinda spicy, a tinge peaty. Decent drink, may go for something else next time...
Maybe not the best whisky I"ve ever had, but I would order it - maybe even a bottle - just for the novelty that it's a quality whisky from India. Oaky, spicy, smoky, and a touch of chocolate.
Ugh I was hoping that the limited amount of peating would make it palatable. It just ruined it leaving that wretched peat and smoke after taste that destroys the oak, spice and sweet grain that you notice for a brief moment. Another great idea ruined by peat. Too many master distillers mess this up so bad. This is how you lose customers in droves.
Pretty good, mild and balanced with an appropriate amount of spice and nice flavors. Moderate smokiness, not overpowering.
Super tasty. Sweet chocolate nose, creamy palate, a bit smoky but very smooth. The finish is best, super sweet cinnamon, a bit like Cinnamon Toast Crunch milk
(Advent 2020, #18) In the nose I get oak and smoke. Tasting it there's some spiciness along with the oak, some smoke, but a little bit of sweetness too. This one really was less rough after adding a little water or ice. There's a bit of a spicy finish. It's interesting but I'm unsure I'd get it, especially at this price point.
Rough...hot.....The peat/smoke tastes like a bottle of liquid BBQ smoke. Fake and chemical. I wanted to enjoy this but its just not very good.
Very interesting. Seeet and spicy. Cinnamon comes through. I would have again.
Advent day 18. Smoky, sweet and spicy, with nice heat from the proof. It comes across as rich, like a creamy dessert, and rewards sipping slowly. Never would have guessed that this and the New Mexico malt would be 2 of my favorites in the calendar.
Fruity and oaky, a little spicy with a cinnamon finish. It’s interesting, but I’m just not a big fan of oak.
My first Indian whisky, and I must say I enjoyed it. Reminds me of a Speyside or lightly peated whisky, but not overwhelmingly smoky. The spicy, sweet cinnamon blends nicely in the finish, but the oak is very forward and very strong. The combination of new and ex-bourbon oak casks really brings the oak notes out in the nose and palate and the mix of peated and unpeated barley leaves quite the impression.
Pleasantly surprised. I was a bit turned off at first, to be honest, but enjoyed it after the first sip. I get smoky vanilla on the nose, spicy oak up front, and a lingering sweet cinnamon finish.
A lot of heat, subtle smoke, and a nice semi sweet chocfinisholatey .
Oak and smoke on the nose, with the slightest undertone of vanilla. First taste was of cooked dark fruit - almost reminiscent of mince pie - which was followed by a cinnamon spiciness that mellowed into a long, pleasantly sweet finish. With a silky, luxurious mouthfeel and surprising complexity, this was one of my very favorites of the Advent calendar for this year. Impressive.
Advent Day 18 - WOW! Damn good dram! Nice oak notes on the nose. Palate is sweet with notes of chocolate and fruit. Nice cinnamon finish.
No thanks. Just too much upfront spice and oak and not much else. On a blind smell/taste, I pegged this for a lightly peated and lightly smoked scotch - which is cool and which I like - but the mouthfeel didn't do much and adding some water provided no enhancement. advent day 18, 2020
No thanks. Just too much upfront spice and oak and not much else.
On a blind smell/taste, I pegged this for a lightly peated and lightly smoked scotch - which is cool and which I like - but the mouthfeel didn't do much and adding some water provided no enhancement.
advent day 18, 2020
Loved it! Excellent tasting notes, great bite and the smell hooked me. Will definitely get again.
By far my favorite of the peated whiskies in the advent calendar, and far superior to their basic single malt.
On the nose I got an unmistakable but not overpowering smoke, along with citrus and barley. The peat comes through more aggressively on the tongue, along with creamy vanilla and concentrated fruitiness (not entirely unlike dried apricots). A long sweet tail, with a bit of ash and spice.
I want a bottle of this, to be honest. I'm tempted to bump it to a 9 instead of 8.
Flaviar Advent sampler day 18. Another nice single malt. I thought I got more of the dark chocolate in the nose, as well as the taste. Nice smoke and spice. Unlike some of the other non-Scotch single malts in the sampler, this one's combination of flavors is not too crazy and, as a result, it is very drinkable. I'll buy a bottle of this for my home bar.
This might be my favorite of the 2020 Advent tasters. A nice hint of smoke, great mouthfeel, and a balance of sweet. Pleasantly surprised by an Indian whisky. Cheers!
Added a small ice cube to this and it was very nice, flavorful, and the heat lessened nicely. Going to add to my bar as I need to explore those flavors some more.
I don’t really like smoke but this is subtle. I get the sweetness a little. Overall not bad for having smoke on the flavor wheel
No doubt this is one of the better ones from the Whiskies of the World Advent Calendar. I think my favorites so far have been Penderyn, Old Elk, Mars Iwai, and this one. I liked some of the scotches, but am still learning.
Nice color, good nose to it and the warm spice on the finish reminds me of good Indian food. This was my first experience with Indian whisky and it was a good one!
Not so smoky as to drive me away. There's a BIG oak smell and flavor up front with just a tickle of spice. Once that first big flavor starts to fade, I do get a little sweet and a strong aftertaste of walnuts. I really like it!
Whoa, that is a crazy combination of flavors. Smoky, spicy, oaky and somehow I can taste the origins
I agree with previous reviews- the heat and the spice is overpowering. Almost medicinal in taste
Advent 2020 #18 - warmth is bordering on hot. The spice is powerful and overshadows everything until a hint of sweet on the backend. We'd drunk it, but probably not buy.
Yummy, just enough peat to not mask the richness of the non-peated single malt. easy to drink straight but I prefer it on the rocks. My first Indian Whiskey but now I am afraid to try another. Afraid it may not hold up to this one
I loved this! It's a blend of their single malt (75%) and their 100% peated (25%). Wow! I tasted smoke, cherries, tobacco, and cigar. It kind of reminded me of the taste of cherry cigars and beer in a bar I went to in college, decades ago. But unlike the cheap cherry cigars of the 1980s, this Fusion blend was pure joy, a far more sophisticated dram. Loved it!
Smoky and hints of caramel and pepper
This has a nice sweet and smoke type of after taste. Nice spice on the front.