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Indian Whisky

Amrut - Naarangi

4.6

700 ml
  • Orange Peels


    Amrut is probably the best known Indian whisky brand outside India, and certainly among the most highly regarded. The brand has been around since 1948 but it’s only in the last 20 years or so that they’ve been making “serious” single malt expressions, and it wasn’t until 2009 that they made their way Stateside. Since then, Amrut has gained a reputation as arguably the essential introduction to Indian whisky.


    Have you ever tried Compass Box Orangerie? It is a refreshing infusion of blended whisky with the hand-zested peel of Navelina oranges, cassia bark and clove. Instead of going towards orange liqueurs with lots of sugar, it was staying on the dry side.


    When reading about Amrut Naarangi, one might expect it would be in the same style as Orangerie, but it follows a slightly different route (and the end result is totally different). Amrut filled casks with Oloroso sherry and added orange peels to them. This mixture was left to season the wood for over two years. Afterwards, three years old malt whisky was put in the casks and it was left to mature for an extra period of three years.


    It is the only single malt whisky ever produced in the world to have expressions of orange, which brings forth a new level of experimentation to the malt world. An interesting strategy. Whisky regulations in Europe say that adding anything to a whisky disqualifies it from being called whisky, but this way the orange flavours can still be transferred into the spirit.

  • Producer

    Amrut

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460.00 AED

Amrut - Naarangi
Amrut - Naarangi
Amrut - Naarangi

Amrut - Naarangi

4.6
700 ml

460.00 AED

Orange Peels


Amrut is probably the best known Indian whisky brand outside India, and certainly among the most highly regarded. The brand has been around since 1948 but it’s only in the last 20 years or so that they’ve been making “serious” single malt expressions, and it wasn’t until 2009 that they made their way Stateside. Since then, Amrut has gained a reputation as arguably the essential introduction to Indian whisky.


Have you ever tried Compass Box Orangerie? It is a refreshing infusion of blended whisky with the hand-zested peel of Navelina oranges, cassia bark and clove. Instead of going towards orange liqueurs with lots of sugar, it was staying on the dry side.


When reading about Amrut Naarangi, one might expect it would be in the same style as Orangerie, but it follows a slightly different route (and the end result is totally different). Amrut filled casks with Oloroso sherry and added orange peels to them. This mixture was left to season the wood for over two years. Afterwards, three years old malt whisky was put in the casks and it was left to mature for an extra period of three years.


It is the only single malt whisky ever produced in the world to have expressions of orange, which brings forth a new level of experimentation to the malt world. An interesting strategy. Whisky regulations in Europe say that adding anything to a whisky disqualifies it from being called whisky, but this way the orange flavours can still be transferred into the spirit.

  • Style

    Single Malt

  • Producer

    Amrut

  • Country

    India

  • Age

    No Age Statement

  • Whizzky Rating

    3.7

  • ABV

    50%

  • Nose

    Very sweet and aromatic, although it certainly shows less oranges than expected. Instead it’s more on dried fruits (apricots, figs) and Spanish membrillo. Then it moves towards (subtle) Triple Sec (of course) with lemon zest and light pepper. Blood orange juice and sawdust too.

  • Palate

    Sweet (or rather sirupy) and spicy. Yes, more oranges now, both sweet juice and zesty notes. Pepper, hints of cloves, tangy oak.

  • Finish

    Long, with the syrupy notes holding strong but also a lot of oak spices and a hint of mint.

  • Packaging

    Gift box

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