Whisky Lady in India celebrates 300 posts!

At 300 posts, clearly “Whisky Lady in India” is more than just a passing fancy… And while I remain an ‘avid amateur,’ decided it was time to ‘grow up’ and graduate to a real live ‘adult’ and ‘official’ domain… So please join me in welcoming…. WhiskyLady.co The focus will still remain on sharing tasting notes from all the … More Whisky Lady in India celebrates 300 posts!

New kid on the old block… Wolfburn 46%

After an experiment that clearly demonstrated how ‘greedy’ the angels in a warm climate can be… we moved on to sample a completely different whisky. Once upon a time, there was a distillery in the town of Thurso, the northernmost Scottish mainland distillery. It was founded in 1821 by William Smith and was apparently one of … More New kid on the old block… Wolfburn 46%

Experimental Evening – Glenmorangie, Wolfburn + Dailuaine

Finally after a two month hiatus our original tasting group re-united with full quorum! As usual, we sampled completely blind… before revealing the whisky. In this case, there was a twist… Whiskies sampled included: Glenmorangie 10 year “The Original” 40% – Tasted with a twist! Wolfburn (batch 001) 46% – New kid on the old block … More Experimental Evening – Glenmorangie, Wolfburn + Dailuaine

Spirit of Hven Tycho’s Star 41.8%

Just what is up with these distinctive delicious whiskies from Sweden? From Sweden, Spirit of Hven is a family owned distillery on the island of Hven, on the straight between Denmark and Sweden.  Tycho’s Star is named as a tribute to a famous Hven islander –  astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601). Spirit of Hven Tycho’s Star 41.8% Nose – … More Spirit of Hven Tycho’s Star 41.8%

Apple cider whisky – Akashi Red 40%

Unless you’ve been asleep in the last few years, you would know Japanese whisky has established itself on the world whisky stage as pretty premium! However there is another kind of Japanese whisky out there… something known as ‘ji-whisky‘ i.e. smaller local spirits companies ‘micro-distilleries’ that sometimes pump out other spirits like sake and sochu, making cheaper … More Apple cider whisky – Akashi Red 40%

Whisky Ladies like variety! Akashi, Spirit of Hven + Linkwood

Variety is the spice of life! And why not with whiskies too? This Whisky Ladies session with a few ladies gallivanting around the globe, those remaining in Mumbai decided to merrily abandon the idea of a co-ordinated theme. Instead we decided to mix up whiskies from three different countries and styles. Speyside – Linkwood 25 year 43% (G&MP) … More Whisky Ladies like variety! Akashi, Spirit of Hven + Linkwood

TWE Covent Garden Reserve Edition No 2 – Islay

After the excellent start with the The Whisky Exchange’s Covent Garden Reserve collection Edition No 1 – Speyside, our miniature exploration turned to the next edition – Islay. Edition No 2 – Islay, NAS, Hogshead Cask, Bottle No 288, 55.2% Nose – Clear stamp of Islay character – smoke, dry bark, a tinge bitter, leather, bogs, bitter, … More TWE Covent Garden Reserve Edition No 2 – Islay