The Whisky Monster is back! Our friend Koray Özdemir returns to the Whiskey Society to Launch TWO new whiskies from Paul John.
What we drank:
Paul John Nirvana [LAUNCH]
Paul John Christmas Edition [LAUNCH]
Paul John Brilliance
Paul John Bold
Paul John Classic
Paul John Kanya
Paul John Mars Orbiter
Paul John Peated
From the Paul John website: pauljohnwhisky.com
We don’t believe in competition, we believe in conquests. The sheer beauty of mastering a bodily existence of flavours, aroma and spices is carefully intertwined into a tapestry called The Great Indian Single Malt, which awakens the innate Indian in you. Hailing from the land of empire to independence, Mr. Paul P John was caught between the rugged coast of Scotland and the various hues of India. Furtively charting his way through the lanes of Scotland and investigating on distillation and the country’s whisky culture , it occurred to him to embrace and yield a single malt made in India not just for the Indians to relish but for the whole world to experience-‘The Great Indian Single Malt’.
Established in 1992, John Distilleries grew to be a leading spirit company within less than a decade. Its creation ‘Paul John Single Malts’ were launched in the UK in 2012, which were soon laureled by single malt enthusiasts around the world. Majestically towering its way through the world market, The Great Indian Single Malts has been crowned with innumerable global awards further proving our excellence. This recognition from the single malt palate has encouraged us to unfurl this tricolored aroma of our single malts across different continents.
Hailing from the tropical shores of Goa, along the west coast of India, comes the Paul John single malts, a golden spirit of brilliance, from John Distilleries.
Established in 1996, John Distilleries grew to be a leading spirit company within less than a decade, not just in India but across the globe. Under the commanding guidance of Mr. Paul P John, the company owns a strong portfolio of brands in various categories including whiskies, brandy and wines. Driven by the zest to break conventions, Paul P John, set out to penetrate the highest strata of the world of whisky to create a niche of his own, with the Paul John Indian Single Malts.
From the sultry coasts of Goa, the Paul John Indian Single Malts are made from carefully chosen indigenous ingredients – barley, water and yeast – that together create a radiance of a different kind. Goa’s tropical clime offers the ideal temperature and ambience for the whisky to mature to perfection. A culmination of the graceful union of art with science, the Paul John Indian Single Malts are made from a vigilantly watched process from the mashing of grains, fermentation, distillation, maturation, vatting and finally bottling. Paul John Indian Single Malt is non-chilled filtered and there are no additives.
Meet the makers : John Distilleries
Established in 1996, John Distilleries grew to be a leading Alco-Bev company, not just in India but across the globe as well. The company owns a strong portfolio of brands across various categories including Whisky, Brandy, Rum, Premium Wines and Single Malts. The flagship brand of the company, Original Choice, is one of the top-selling brands in India’s popular whisky segment and is one of the top 10 selling whiskies worldwide, with sales exceeding 11 million cases a year. Today the company is the 4th largest liquor company in the country by volume with a production spread across 12 locations & 8 states in India.
With its golden beaches, delectable food and warm hospitality, Goa was but the perfect choice to set up the Paul John malt plant.
The Paul John Single Malts were launched in the UK in 2012 and were soon acclaimed to be equal to or even better than the single malts produced elsewhere, including Scotland. Approval from single malt enthusiasts and innumerable global awards further proved our excellence. Recognition from the single malt palate encouraged us to take our single malts across the world. Today the Paul John Single Malts are available across 38 countries and 8 Duty-Free Shops.
The brand has a family of five expressions and occasionally releases award-winning limited editions as well. The portfolio includes 3 flagship expressions – Brilliance, Edited and Bold; 2 Select Cask expressions – Classic and Peated. Limited editions Oloroso and Mars Orbiter and the first release of our Zodiac Series called Kanya by Paul John. All our expressions are above 46% ABV and are non-chill filtered, with no extra flavours or additives. Each expression of our single malts has won immense appreciation and several acclaimed international awards across countries.