7 Scotch Whiskies To Add To Your Father’s Collection Today

It’s always a great idea to gift whiskies to your father. The foolproof idea is even more apt on the occasion of Father’s Day when you can gift your favourite man his favourite Scotch whisky. This time though, take inspiration from our list of recommendations instead of giving him his usual bottle and watch as he appreciates your choice of whisky. Here are seven options to choose from.

1 – Teacher’s Golden Thistle

Teacher’s Golden Thistle is inspired by the national flower of Scotland – the Thistle, a flower that symbolises strength and beauty. Teacher’s Golden Thistle is warm and delectable on the palate with subtle hints of chestnut and maple. The finish is peaty and wholesome, while the aroma has subtle notes of orange, vanilla, honey and oak wood.

 Availability and Cost:

Available across Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa and ranges from INR 2,000 to INR 4,100 for a 750 ml bottle.

2 – Bowmore 12-Year-Old

Bowmore, Islay’s oldest distillery, is home to the world’s oldest whisky maturation warehouse, The No. 1 Vaults. Crafted to perfection in this legendary warehouse for over 240 years, the Bowmore’s 12-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a delicate blend of citrus notes and mellow honey, teasing the brand’s trademark peat smoke notes all the way. The 12-Year-Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been awarded a Gold at San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2018 and International Spirits Challenge 2017.

Availability and Cost:

Available across Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman, Maharashtra, Goa, Assam, Sikkim and West Bengal, and ranges from INR 3,200 to INR 7,600 for a 700 ml bottle.

3 – Johnnie Walker Black Label Lowland Origin

Johnnie Walker Black Label Origin Series is made up of four, 12-year-old blended Scotch whiskies crafted exclusively from a variety of the finest single malt and grain whisky from the Lowlands region, with whisky from the distilleries of Glenkinchie and Cameron bridge playing a key role. This whisky is aged for 12 years and has notes of sweet creamy vanilla, toffee, a subtle hint of cinnamon and a gentle finish of spiced dried fruit. Enjoy Lowlands Origin as part of a Honey Old Fashioned. Floral honey harmoniously combines with the vanilla and caramel flavours of Johnnie Walker Lowlands Origins in this silky-smooth Old-Fashioned twist.

Availability and Cost:

Johnnie Walker Black Label Lowland Origin is available in Maharashtra for INR 5800, Delhi for INR 3,070 and Karnataka for INR 6,370 among other regions.

4 – Johnnie Walker Black Label Speyside Origin

Johnnie Walker Black Label Speyside Origin is a new collection of four, 12-year-old blended Scotch whiskies that celebrates the distinct flavour profiles of the four corners of Scotland. The origin story for Johnnie Walker Black Label Speyside is for people who want to explore fruity and light scotch whiskies with hints of cut green apple and fresh orchard fruit. The liquid is crafted exclusively from a variety of the finest single malts from the Speyside region, with whisky from the distilleries of Cardhu and Glendullan at its heart. This whisky is aged for 12 years in refilled oak casks and a selection of first-fill bourbon cases for an added touch of sweetness and vanilla.

Enjoy Speyside Origin as part of an Apple Highball – the light, fresh fruity notes of Johnnie Walker Speyside Origins are perfectly complimented with light and vibrant apple cordial and brought to life with a splash of soda. Made with quality single malts from the Speyside region of Scotland, it is a gift like no other.

Availability and Cost:

Johnnie Walker Black Label Speyside Origin is available in Maharashtra for INR 5800, Delhi for INR 3,070 and Karnataka for INR 6,370 among other regions.

5 – Johnnie Walker Blue Label

Johnnie Walker Blue Label is an unrivalled masterpiece. It is an exquisite blend made from some of Scotland’s rarest and most exceptional whiskies. Only one in every ten thousand casks has the elusive quality, character, and flavour to deliver the remarkable signature taste of Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Created from hand-selected casks of some of the rarest and most exceptional whiskies, there is no sensory experience quite like Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Savour this classic scotch in any way you like – on its own, over ice or with a dash of water.

Availability and Cost:

Johnnie Walker Blue Label is available in Mumbai for INR 28,000. Price on request in other regions.

6 – Glenmorangie – The Lasanta

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This whisky is an attempt to bottle the magic of sunset, with its endless horizon of reds, oranges and purples. Lasanta begins with Glenmorangie’s giraffe-high stills, which yield a deliciously delicate and fruity spirit. Next, it is matured in bourbon and sherry casks for 12 years, transforming it into a mouth-watering odyssey bursting with rich spiciness and sun-drenched sweetness.

Its tasting notes consists of raisins, honeycomb and chocolate-covered hazelnuts lightened by cinnamon breezes and finishes with spiced orange and chocolate. Each time you watch the sunset, you see something different – which is what Lasanta tries to capture in a bottle.

 Availability and Cost:

Glenmorangie – The Lasanta is available in Delhi for INR 6010, in Mumbai for INR 11,130 and in Bengaluru for INR 7825

7 – Ardbeg Wee Beastie – Limited Edition

Matured just for 5 years, this youngest Ardbeg is a raw, smoky, tongue-tingling, beautifully smoky dram. Wee Beastie is matured in ex-bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks and is perfect for enjoying neat or as the mouth-watering main ingredient in a powerfully smoky cocktail.

A rich, explosive mouthfeel with lots of chocolate, tar, creosote and smoked bacon, followed by a burst of antiseptic lozenges, eucalyptus and more aniseed describe the taste notes of this intriguing whisky. On the nose, one would feel bright, fresh and herbal, with hints of vanilla, pear, freshly cracked black pepper, honey-glazed ham. rich Turkish coffee and sappy pine resin. With water, more herbal top notes like vetiver and fennel, along with aniseed, green apple and leather come to the fore.

Availability and Cost:

Wee Beastie is available in Mumbai for INR 8300

Which one of these looks like the best Scotch whisky your father would enjoy the most? Let us know in the comments below.

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