India's top 10 Blended Whisky

India's top 10 Blended Whisky

Royal Stag 

Royal Stag 

It is one of the most popular whisky brands and is known for its smooth taste. Royal stag has always been the pioneer in the Indian whisky market.  The release of the Royal Stag Barrel Select in 2011.  

Blenders Pride

Blenders Pride 

Owned by Pernod Ricard, this whisky is known for its smooth and smoky flavor.  The Blenders Pride Reserve Collection is one of the most premium whiskies in the country.

Rockford Reserve

A fairly newer brand that gained popularity for its smooth taste and reasonable price. The deep undertones are offset by lighter, fresh top-notes.  

Imperial Blue

Another popular whisky, especially in the northern part of India.  It’s known for its light and subtle flavors.  It is one of the best-selling whiskeys in India and the third-largest-selling whisky in the world. 

McDowell's No. 1

This brand has a range of whiskies including Reserve and Diet Mate.  McDowell’s Signature has hints of a molasses-based spirit with smoky undertones.

Officer's Choice

This is one of the largest selling whiskies in the world, mainly known for its budget pricing.  Officer’s Choice is a smooth, finely balanced malt blend that does justice with every sip. 

Antiquity Blue

Made by United Spirits, this is known for its rich flavor and is a little bit on the pricier side compared to others on this list.  The whisky’s rich and inviting colour is inspired by the hue of antique gold.  Pronounced malt and rich wood flavours.

Royal Challenge

It is made from a blend of Indian grain spirits and imported Scotch malts.  Royal Challenge, commonly referred to by the abbreviation RC. Royal Challenge, like most Indian "whisky", is actually a rum flavored to pass as whisky. 

Director's Special

This brand is known for its strong flavor and is popular among the regular whisky drinkers.  Director's Special, commonly referred to by its abbreviation DSP.

8 PM

A brand by Radico Khaitan, this is a popular choice among the budget-friendly whiskies.  8PM Premium Black – India’s new premium whisky.  It’s a Master’s Selection for the true connoisseurs of fine taste.