Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Paul John Distillery Page on Whiskymerchants


John Distilleries was established in 1992 by Mr Paul P. John, a first generation entrepreneur. Since then  the Company has established itself as one of India's leading spirits companies with a strong portfolio of brands, leadership in key southern states and a market presence in 14 states/Union Territories across the country. The company's flagship brand, Original Choice sells more than 10 million cases annually and has established itself as the leading brand in the economy segment of the Indian Whisky  market.

Paul John Indian Single Malt whiskies are traditionally made the finest Indian malted barley, doubled distilled in traditional copper pot stills, aged in fresh bourbon casks from Kentucky.

For full details about Paul John Indian Whisky Click Here

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Taiwan King Car Distillery, Kavalan Taiwanese Malt Whisky

Just added a new page to my www.whiskymerchants.co.uk website, it includes distillery history and origins, visitor center contact details and tasting notes for their Kavalan Malt whisky.



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Thursday, 15 May 2014

Collectors Whiskey Brora 1978 Rare old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Brora 1978 Rare old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 46%
Appearance ; Pale Gold

On the Nose (Neat); Initially sweet butterscotch with lemon and lime aromas. A subtle peat smoke edge develops and lingers with a hint of coffee.

Palate (Neat): white pepper, ripe banana, coconut and plum flavours which are complemented by a lingering tobacco edge.
On The Nose with water added: Cured bacon notes with hints of honey and toasted malt. Complimented by rhubarb, blueberry and lemon aromas.

Palate with water added: Charred wood with ripe banana, peach and orange flavours. A lingering hint of mint develops.

Body: Medium.

Finish: Medium in length, smooth with a touch of smoke.

Cask type: 1st Fill Sherry Hogshead.

Tasting Style Good old rare Highland Dram.

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Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Bribery Time For A Facebook Like

Chance to win a Benromach 10 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky in exchange for a Facebook Like 
Tasting Notes
Colour: Golden.
Neat:
Nose: Rich Sherry influence with fruit & nut chocolate and delicate spice - cinnamon. Fresh green apples, with a malty, digestive biscuit note and light peat smoke in the background.
Palate: Delicious forest fruits – raspberries and brambles, Sherry, malt creaminess with a stronger peat influence.
With water added:
Nose: Charred oak influence and malt. Slightly nutty with exotic fruits - pineapple and kiwi.
Palate: Mouth coating with toasted malt. Lingering sweet Sherry and delicate peat smoke.

Body: Balanced.

Finish: Long and lingering finish with subtle Sherry and peat.

Cask types: 80% Bourbon barrels, 20% Sherry hogsheads. Final year in first fill Oloroso casks.

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Monday, 7 October 2013

Rock Town Distillery Arkansas

Founded by Phil Brandon in 2010, there hadn’t been a legal distillery in central Arkansas in decades, Pre-prohibition was probably the last time legal distilling was carried out, that was until Phil Brandon lost his job.

The Rock Town Distillery was created with one mission. To make sure every possible element used to make Rock Town’s spirits came from Arkansas. From the soft, red winter wheat for the vodka and gin. To the charred, white-oak barrels that store the bourbon. Carefully crafting the vodka, gin, and bourbon in small batches. Every bottle is hand-labelled, the goal is to ensure the highest quality spirits and to never cut corners. 
Principle Brands
Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey.
Arkansas Young Bourbon Whiskey.
Arkansas Lightning also available as
Apple Pie, 
Blackberry,
Grape,
Hot Cinnamon,
Peach,

More Details CLICK HERE

Friday, 5 July 2013

Wingers Guide to Whisky

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During the last eight weeks I have been busy writing the Wingers Guide to Whisky a quick easy guide to what you need to know about the worlds best beverage.

What is a Winger's Guide?
Winger's Guides are compelling 10 page e-books designed to help you learn a subject fast.

The guides are not designed to make you an expert in a subject but rather they are written by experts giving you the "must know" elements in each subject. Consider them a personal knowledge upgrade.

The Winger's Guides are based on 3 basic rules. as some  credited experts will now explain:

"If you can't explain something simply, you don't understand it." ― Albert Einstein

"You have to learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make them all yourself." ― Hyman G. Rickover

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." ― Benjamin Franklin

The Wingers Guide To Whisky

Is it for You?

If you enjoy whisky then this guide is a must.

Do you like whisky but know little about the diversity of choices available and the reasons why they are so different?

This guide offers great insight about the history of whisky and how it's made but more importantly it will teach you how to get the maximum enjoyment from this complex drink.

When you have read this guide you will be able to look at a whisky label and know what it's all about. Learn to buy with confidence and to broaden your whisky horizon.

What you'll learn

the difference between whisky and whiskey

understand the different types of whisky and how to read the labels

how to taste a whisky properly

the history of Irish and American whiskies

how whisky is made.

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Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Corsair Artisans Page Updated

Completed the Corsair Artisans distillery page just added new image slide show and photo albums to the page. These guys produce some very fine award winning experimental spirits well worth a look.

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