Amrut Single Malt Whisky

Amrut Single Malt Whisky

(0.75l, 46%)


7.4/10
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$58.99
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A superb dram from India.
 
The distillery's name Amrut comes from Indian mythology and the word means Nectar of life in Sanskrit. In Indian mythology the forces of good (gods) and evil (Rakshas) were fighting each other in a war with a mythical snake (Adishesha), itself tied around a golden mountain in the midst of an ocean. The fight stirred the waves and a pot containing divine liquid rose up. Anyone who drank this liquid would be given an eternal life
 
Amrut Indian Single Malt Whisky is made from selected Indian Barley grown up the feet of the Himalayas, matured by the water flowing there and cultivated by old & traditional agricultural practices. It is carefully mashed and distilled in small batches to preserve the natural aroma, matured in oak barrels in unique tropical conditions, at an altitude of 3000 feet above sea level at Bangalore, the garden city of India. This Whisky matures by losing almost half its volume to the angels.
 
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Malt Indian Whisky
  • Region
    Bangalore
  • Country
    India
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    NAS
  • Chill Filtered?
    No
  • Single Cask?
    No

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oak
caramel
spicy notes
sweet
smoky
fruit
tropical
ripe banana
vanilla
What does Amrut Single Malt Whisky taste like?

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Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Golden yellow
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell 
Distinctly confident licorice-Bourbon notes with near perfect bitter-sweat balance; burnt honeycomb and toffee also abound.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Outstanding richness and sheen against the enormous barley-oak sweetness; again there is a big Bourbony cut to the cloth with all the licorice and molassed sugar, but the barley adds that extra dimension.
 
Finish
Long, wonderfully layered oak offering variations of a sweet dry theme; a touch silky with some cream toffee in the end.

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Ratings & Reviews
Andy
Andy,
Pleasantly surprised. Very Oaky but sweet. complex and good. Mouth-watering and spicy at the same time
 
DYLAN
DYLAN,
First Indian whisky. Overall, quite tastey. Bold, yet sweet. Enjoyable.
 
Susanna
Susanna,
This was my first try of Indian single Malt. I truly liked the experience.
 
Lee
Lee,
Different than what I normally drink, kinda taste like what I imagine freah cut grass would taste like.
 
Brendan
Brendan,
Interesting. Nicely oaked and touch of sweet is reminiscent of a speyside, but it adds a licorice floral note (cardamom?) on the nose and finish that is odd. It’s not off putting but it’s not wonderful. Again, interesting.
 
Walter
Walter,
This was absolutely horrible.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth. Oak.
 
Anna
Anna,
LOVELY mix of black pepper, cardamom, and ripe fruit flavours with just the right amount of burn.
 
Michelle
Michelle,
Definitely one of my favorites. Love the sweet aroma. Bit of a burn but still nice.
 
Romain
Romain,
Really great, always a pleasure to drink when I'm not looking for something too peated. Highly recommanded.
 
Michael
Michael,
My first sample of Indian whisky was enjoyable. There's a lot of oak in this bottle. I've sipped better single malts, but I had far worse also. Now I'm interested.
 
Doug
Doug,
I think "barley-oak sweetness" is a great description of this one. Very smooth, balanced and drinkable. It is tasty and better than average, but not exceptional: I think it is a good value for the price and worth keeping around for its "different" character.
 
Andrej
Andrej,
Well. I like India, but this is fairly plain.
 
Jeremy
Jeremy,
One of the smoothest Single Malts I've tasted.
 
Matthew
Matthew,
Decent and drinkable. Smooth with a bite at the end. Will Definitely have some more.
 
Benjamin
Benjamin,
This is an awesome single malt with massive oak and a good sweet/earthy mix. The caramel, vanilla, and fruity notes come out very well balanced. The spiciness is just right, not too much, and not too little.
 
Ted
Ted,
Very nice whiskey.Surprised by the degree of peatiness.Smooth with honey notes,and a long smooth finish.Very rich in body.
 
Som
Som,
For the money a very fine whisky...reminiscent of the better highland/speyside varietals with a faint touch of peat...
 
Dan
Dan,
Delicious - so strong yet smooth and the deep sherry colouring doesn't prepare you for the almost peaty flavour - and there ain't no peat in India!
 
Antti
Antti,
is a very good rich whisky with birth of oak & burnt honeycomb, a life of barley & molasses, while death is long with oak & creamy toffee.
 
Maurizio
Maurizio,
Flat. A bit sweet at the beginning and a poor finish.
 
Rick
Rick,
First Indian Whisky and very surprised. With a bit more age wouldn't hurt. I would purchase a bottle.
 
Leif
Leif,
I tried this in the flavor pack and liked it. Not enough to keep on stock in my bar, but it was nice. A bit antiseptic on the nose.
 
Josh
Josh,
Interesting fruit on this one
 
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