Top 8 whiskies to celebrate World Whisky Day

May 21, 2016, 14:35 IST | midday online correspondent

Every year May 21 is celebrated as World Whisky Day and it's only fair that we recognise the occasion with our choice of popular whiskies in India

Eight popular whiskies you should try if you are a whisky lover

Johnnie Walker
It is one of the most most widely distributed blended Scotch whisky brands in the world and is popular and enjoyed by whisky lovers of India. Popular blends include Red Label, Black label, Double Black label, Gold Label, Platinum Label and Blue Label

Johnie Walker
Pic: Official Facebook page of Johnnie Walker Wine/Spirits

Jack Daniels
Produced in the distilleries in Tennessee, Jack Daniels is one of the top selling American whiskeys in the world. Jack Daniels with coke and a dash of lime is an all-time classic and favourite for many

jack Daniels
Pic: Official Facebook page of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

Glenfiddich is the world's top-selling single malt Scotch whisky owned and produced by William Grant & Sons in Dufftown, Scotland. Though many experts recommend having it straight or with a dash of water, one can enjoy it with soda or in a coctail

Pic: Official Facebook page of Glenfiddich

Black Dog
Another highly acclaimed brand of Scotch Whisky that is distilled, aged and blended in Scotland. Black Dog is available in four variations including the premium Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve, triple matured in Oloraso sherry casks for depth and character

Vat 69
The iconic Vat 69 bottle has been seen in several Bollywood films of yesteryear. Vat 69 is a Scotch blended whisky owned by Diageo and is considered one of the best whiskeys in low-end category


Teacher's Highland Cream
It is popular and one of the largest selling scotches in India. Teacher's 50, the 12 year old whisky specially blended and launched to commemorate the 50th year of the Indian independence is a favourite with many.

Pic: @TeachersScotchWhisky Facebook page

Yamazaki single malt whisky
A premium whisky from Japan's first from Japan’s oldest whiskey distillery, Suntory, founded in 1923. Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 became the first spirit from Japan to win the coveted World Whisky of the Year award from The Whisky Bible.


Mc Dowell’s No 1
One of the top selling brand in India, Mc Dowell’s No 1 Whiskyis owned by Diageo. McDowell’s No. 1 whisky is the second largest selling among spirits in the world, behind another Indian whisky brand Officer's choice

Pic: Official Facebook page of McDowell's No1

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