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Whisky Bourbon and other countries

by Inapub
"The malt interacts extensively with the cask, resulting in maturation almost four times faster than in Scotland."
Change has been a constant in the spirits market

It seems like change has been a constant in the spirits market over the last few years with the revolution in the gin sector and now lots of talk about the trends that we are seeing emerging with rum. Given this you would be forgiven if you thought that Whisky is being left behind, but far from it. In the 2023 JOHN BARLEYCORN AWARDS, known for rewarding excellence in the spirits industry, RAMPUR ASAVA Indian Single Malt Whisky was awarded Best World WhiskyThe blind-tasting combat was judged by Barleycorn Society members, including Clay Risen, Wayne Curtis, Zach JohnstonSusan Reigler, and John McCarthy.

Sanjeev Banga, President of International Business at Radico Khaitan Ltd, and the creator of the iconic Rampur range of whiskies says, “Our position as possibly the only Indian company in the industry with products such as Rampur Indian Single Malt Whisky, Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin and Sangam World Malt Whisky in the super-luxury space alongside international alcohol companies is testament to their quality.”

Rampur’s innovative approach to the ageing process distinguishes it from other world whiskies. The Himalayas provide polar opposite climate conditions throughout the year with the flavour of the famous Indian Summer giving Rampur an added dimension and depth. The malt interacts extensively with the cask, resulting in maturation almost four times faster than in Scotland. 

We have also seen younger drinkers exploring drinks like the ELIJAH CRAIG OLD FASHIONED The ingredients are 50ml Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon | 10ml Simple Syrup | 3 Dashes of Bitters | Garnish - 1 Twist of Orange Peel and 1 Cocktail Cherry (optional) and its easy to make. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until chilled and strain over a large ice cube. Garnish with a twist of orange.

A favourite of Bourbon connoisseurs and casual whiskey fans alike, Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has multiple awards and distinctions to its name, most recently winning Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2021 and 2022. 

So next time you are thinking about the spirits range on your back bar why not check out some award winners or drinks and see what your customers would like.