Whisky, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it’s time to drink’.
Here are 5 handpicked whisky brands in Goa to try within the budget of 600. (Year 2021-2021)
- Old Oak 12 Years (MRP 600)
Goan whisky blended in 12-year-old malt & matured with roasted oak chips giving it a smoked flavour Old Oak is a 12 year old Malt Whisky blended with one of the finest malts, and 12 year old scotch concentrate, what makes Old Oak special is not only the finest malts and scotch concentrate but rather the pristine waters used from the natural springs of Cotombi thus setting up its unique crisp taste.
2. Rockford Reserve (MRP 625)
The Rockford Reserve Fine & Rare whisky is made from the finest oak aged Scottish malt whiskies blended with charcoal filtered Indian grain spirits. The Rockford Reserve has a deep, rich golden color and warm and well-rounded nose. The taste is Smooth & Mellow, yet complex with maturity and a soft sweetness balanced by oak and fruit. The finish is clean with good length and further hints of oak.
3. Oaksmith Gold (MRP 630)
Oaksmith gold a brand from Beam Suntory (known in India for Laphroaig as well as Japanese Yamazaki and Hibiki) was recently launched in Goa. An unique first of its kind, truly international whisky being a harmonious blend of the best aged Scotch Malt Whiskies from Scotland and smoothest American Bourbon Whiskey aged in American oak barrels, combined using impeccable craftsmanship of Japan with 40% alcohol.
4. Golfer’s Shot (MRP 500)
Golfer’s Shot Whisky is a unique blend, matured in handcrafted oak casks to create its rich golden color and intense character. The smooth taste marries the aromas of dried fruits, spices, and fudge with a palate of dark chocolate along with flowery notes and a hint of smokiness.
5. Blender’s Pride ( MRP 580)
One of the most common blended whiskies in India, Blenders Pride is a blend of Indian grain spirit and imported Scotch malts from Chivas Brothers.