BMC goes to Japan – Hibiki, Nikka, Miyagikyo, Hakushu

This month our Bombay Malt and Cigar gents moved in a different direction…. far far far away from Scotland to land on Japan. After much grumbling and discussion of how Japanese whiskies price has shot through the roof, we settle … Continue reading

Nikka’s “From the Barrel”

Last in the Whisky Ladies “Diwali Drams” evening was a “head to head” comparison between two Nikka blends – their cask strength “From the Barrel” and a revival of an earlier incarnation of their standard “Super Nikka Whisky”. Most would … Continue reading

Far east evening – Togouchi, Nikka, Yoichi + Kavalan

It is always a treat to peak into someone’s private whisky collection… even better when there is an opportunity to sample in a convivial atmosphere with others keen to explore. On a sultry monsoon evening in Mumbai I found myself in Colaba … Continue reading

Piña colada whisky – Nikka Coffey Grain 45%

Naturally our Whisky Ladies ‘far east‘ trilogy closed with an offering from Japan. Japanese whiskies are known for their ability to craft exquisite top-notch quality whiskies. Nikka certainly has put out a number of quite fabulous whiskies. Given the bold Kavalan Solist cask strength … Continue reading

Whisky Ladies visit the Far East – Kavalan + Nikka

Our whisky ladies tend to travel – both for business and pleasure. This is a huge bonus when you are a whisky fan based in Mumbai as our local offerings are relatively limited. When one member was stopping at Singapore … Continue reading