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Amrut Indian Single Malt Whisky (700ml)

Bangalore, INDIA
$94. 99 Bottle
$1139.88 Dozen
ABV: 46%

Amrut is situated in Bangalore, India, 3000 ft above sea level with the water and barley being sourced from Punjab and Pajasthan. Though the maturation takes place high up above the city, hot weather makes whisky mature faster in India than it does in Europe or the United States. The fraction lost to evaporation during ageing, known as the angels' share, is also higher in India, at 11–12%, as opposed to Scotland, where the annual evaporative loss is about 2%.

Most Amrut whiskies are reportedly less than 6 years old, yet a steady stream of awards have been left in their wake. The company is now in the envious position of keeping up with demand, without compromising their down to earth philosophy of always exceeding customer expectations. (Is their any other formula to successfully break into new markets?)

This introductory expression is comprised of whisky matured in ex-sherry (10%) and ex-bourbon barrels (90%).  

Other reviews... [Batch 41 Apr 12]  
Just another Amrut bottling. Just another reminder of how whisky should be. - Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2015