Indian Single Malt, Indri Wins Double Gold At Whiskies Of The World Awards; Becomes The Best Whisky

by Tejashee Kashyap
Indian Single Malt, Indri Wins Double Gold At Whiskies Of The World Awards; Becomes The Best Whisky

Indian single malt whiskies have gained recognition and popularity in recent years for their unique flavours and high-quality production. From the house of Piccadilly Distilleries, single-malt whisky Indri has earned a place among the best whiskies across the globe. Distilled near the Himalayas, their Diwali Collector’s Edition 2023 has won accolades at the prestigious Whiskies of the World Awards.

Indri’s Diwali Collector’s Edition 2023 Wins Big

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The Indian single malts are breaking down barriers and giving Indian whiskies a reputation they have never had before, breaking away from a culture that favours Scotch whiskies primarily. The world’s perception of Indian spirits is evolving along with Indian single malts.

The first triple-barrel single malt from India, Indri-Trini, marked the start of the Indri journey. The brand has taken home more than 14 international honours since its 2021 launch.

Homegrown single malt, Indri’s Diwali Collector’s Edition 2023 won ‘Best in Show Double Gold’ at the renowned Whiskies of the World Awards. This one is a peated Indian single malt created with six-row barley and distilled in traditional copper pot stills made in India. This special expression entices you with a whiff of smoke and awakens your senses to a myriad of flavours such as candied dried fruits, toasted nuts, subtle spices, oak, bittersweet chocolate, and more. Moreover, it has been carefully matured in PX Sherry Casks for a long time in the sub-tropical climate of North India.

Additionally, this collector’s edition will be available in the US, India and in select European countries from November onwards.

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Indian Single Malts Continue To Shine Bright


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Over the past few decades, India has emerged as a powerhouse in the whisky industry, challenging the traditional dominance of Scotland. The global whisky community has taken notice of this burgeoning trend, with whisky connoisseurs and experts acknowledging the impressive strides made by Indian single malt producers.

Whether you prefer a light and floral profile or a bold and smoky flavour, there is an Indian single malt for every whisky lover. There is a diverse range of flavours and aromas that can be found in these whiskies. As Indian single malt whisky continues to gain popularity, it is poised to become a permanent fixture in the world of fine spirits.

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