Introducing Paul John Whisky - A Whisky from Goa, India
It's been a while since we introduced a new whisky company here at SGwhisky, and with the breakneck speed at which whisky is developing in the world, this is something that ought to be done a bit more frequently. So let's introduce a new whisky today, nope, not from Scotland, but from much nearer to Singapore. In this case, it's the latest premium offering from India, Paul John whisky.
Whilst still much of India's whisky production is accounted for by local, more molasses based spirit, it is no longer a stranger to the premium whisky scene. Distilleries like Amrut and now Paul John have started to push forward more premium offerings, showcasing the quality of which single malt from India is capable of. Paul John distillery is located in Goa, India, certainly more renowned for its sun, sand and sea than for anything else, but Paul John definitely is working to change that. The company itself is no stranger to the Indian whisky market, themselves a big player in the molasses based whisky market of India. Paul John, however, however, represents their first move into the single malt category. They have released numerous new offerings that have been well regarded by whisky experts around the world. Recently, they have also started distribution into Singapore, with the first two entry level expressions, Brilliance and Edited being released earlier this year. These two whiskies will be the ones we are looking at today.