Amrut Portonova Single Malt

Single Malt

Amrut // India

community rating

4 out of 5 stars
( 35 )

Amrut, in Bangalore, India is as quirky a distillery as there is. Almost everything is done by hand – dozens of ladies in colorful saris hand package the bottles. Portonova is matured in bourbon barrels in a dugout warehouse that avoids excessive heat and is finished in Port Pipes for a very fruity whisky. Note: This review was done from Batch #6

  • age
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon, ex-port

Tasting Notes

"Figs, prunes, tobacco, and a strong sense of spirit are shown on the nose. The palate is really figgy, slightly bitter and a bit peppery. Water softens and broadens it, cutting the bitterness and adding more dark fruits and soft peppers. Pleasing barrel notes. Lovely bracing spiciness. Slight clover honey sweetness."

Score 88

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