Amrut Indian Single Malt Whisky

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Oak Barrels
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
24 Feb 2012 8:34 pm

Average value

€ 38.95

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Whisky Reviews for Amrut Indian Single Malt Whisky

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.55 points

  1. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 76 points Administrator

    Indian whisky has never been very high on my list, but curiosity finally convinced me to give Amrut's core range bottling a try. Fresh citrus, vanilla and a touch of oak spice offer a pleasant but rather simple nose. Green apples, mango and sweet malt linger in the back. The palate reminds of a misbehaving teenager: young, immature and not very harmonic, I am struggling to enjoy this dram. Lemon, ginger and some bitter green tea rescue the medium finish. I know there are better versions of Amrut available, but where is the 'Indian identity', I wonder?

    RATING: 2.7/5.0 stars ≙ 76 pts → PALATABLE [+]
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      76 76

  2. Misery scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    Amrut Indian Single Malt NAS | 46% | 21 + 21 + 21 + 21 = 84pts
    N: The peel of a ripe apple, dark chocolate, a handful of dried fruit, honeycombs, pepper.
    T: Light, airy, milky, sweet with sour nuances, wood tartness, wine, chocolate.
    F: Medium, warming, slightly biting, pepper fruit dried with chocolate.
    B: Taste and aftertaste on level. Sensible, balanced drink.

  3. Robinzon25 scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Very simple whisky. Nothing interesting!
    • Nose
      A bit alcoholic, floral, with notes of vanilla, honey, green foliage and walnuts. In the background is a chemical shade and dusty furniture.
    • Taste
      Sharp, with a high content of lemon peels, ginger, young nuts and hot peppers.
    • Finish
      Short, dry, bread, slightly citrus, oak.

  4. davidloosli scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Green apple, vanilla, lemon
    • Taste
      Lemon freshness, sour drops, orange, alcohol well integrated, ananas, a touch of honey
    • Finish
      lightly burned toast, lemon creme, grapefruit, pink bubblegum

  5. AdamsB scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Amrut Indian Single Malt Standard is a whisky produced in India, made of barley growing at the foot of the Himalayas, from the same place is drawn crystal clear water. Laid in Bourbon casks, due to the extreme temperatures in the south of the country, it evaporates in the form of "Angel's share" about 15% per year. Thanks to this phenomenon, young Whisky matures much faster than in a cold Scottish climate. Beautiful honey, golden color,
    • Nose
      Sweet, oak
    • Taste
      Vanilla, caramel, toffee
    • Finish
      Oak with a hint of spice spices, citrus

  6. Lorion scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    Quite delicious, but rather to smell ... 76 points.
    • Nose
      80 80
      Apple juice. Then comes grain. Apple crumble Cake. The alcohol is also noticeable. Sweet Honey. The cereal prevails. Citrus fruits.
    • Taste
      69 69
      Very cute. The apples here too. Oily, oatmeal. Agave juice concentrate. Hints of tobacco. With time it gets a bit artificially soapy.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Medium long, warm, sweet with red apples

  7. Seb.Whisky scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Amrut is one of the many Indian distilleries, but also one of the few to produce a real whisky. India has dethroned brands like Johnnie Walker in terms of sales volume, although this only concerns its own territory, vast obviously. These are productions that are clearly unknown here and are closer to a Brandy than a Scotch of what I know. It has been distributed relatively widely in our home for a while now, I also made my debut with the 'Fusion' version of which I should be able to find a sample by digging a little and that I found a very good report price quality. It is still the case of this version, discreet on the stalls of the wine merchants, but very recommendable in the sense that for the price you will never be disappointed. It develops interesting aromas, the whole is supported and relatively long ... a good daily dram a little exotic and a very good starter for beginners, what does the people want ?! I recommend reading my note on the 'Amrut 100' version, where I already wondered about the fact that these whiskys age in bourbon casks while developing a sherry style ... A really amazing whisky.
    • Nose
      Nose: Soft, lots of roundness. Without eccentricity, the aromas are well in place. Plums, peaches, candied cherries. Later honey, puffed cereals. Cinnamon will settle in a rather straightforward way.
    • Taste
      Mouth: Always soft and supple, it has stewed fruit, to make the approach is typified sherry. There is wood and some spices. Everything is infused in cloves. It's balanced, again it's not explosive but the job is done, it's an Indian whisky that holds up as a daily dram. In the second part it draws much more on the fat side, buttered, with honey, dried fruits.
    • Finish
      Final: Much drier and bitter it offers a good resistance. The wood gains in intensity, it does not escape at once.

  8. davidloosli scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Mint, cherries, minerally, dirty, overripe fruits, peach
    • Taste
      Sweet overripe fruitcompot, peach, exotic fruits, slate, some austere tea
    • Finish
      Light earthiness, black tea, fruity sweetness, mango, good balance between sweetness and austerity, stays for a long time

  9. zaphod155 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    A pretty simple drop. Nothing really special, but not bad either.
    • Nose
      Grassy, ​​green crop, wet wood. Honey sweetness and vanilla are rather subtle. With time comes a weak floral note. The wet wood gradually starts to become too modern. One or the other green fruit hides in the underground.
    • Taste
      Sweetish, grainy, dry. Some white pepper. A shimmering bitterness is spreading. The mouthfeel is dry, almost astringent.
    • Finish
      Rather short, with a dry sweetness.

  10. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90


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