Whisky is among the most popular alcoholic party drinks all over the world. The Indian whisky market occupies the third position in the world, right after China and Russia. There are several brands which have their stronghold over the whisky market in the country.
Listed below are the top 10 most popular and best whiskey brands in India:
10. Directors Special
This is one of the leading Indian whiskey brand “Directors Special” by United Breweries Group. The brand started in 1988, was earlier owned by Shaw Wallace, which was taken over by United Breweries in 2005. This popular whiskey is distilled from fermented molasses.
9. 8 PM
Featuring next o the list of top 10 whisky brands in India is 8 PM, a brand by Radico Khaitan, a company which was earlier known by the name of Rampur Distillery and Chemical Company Ltd. The reputed brand was launched in 1999 and has reached the heights of popularity at present.
8. Imperial Blue
Also known as Seagrams Imperial Blue, this brand gives a fine blend of Scotch malts with Indian grain spirits. The brand was launched by Seagram in 1997 and has become one of the best selling brands in the Indian market, partly due to its strong advertising campaign.
7. Haywards Fine
Haywards Fine is another brand owned by United Breweries, which has earned a place on this list. It is an economically priced brand, which is gaining increasing popularity not only in India, but also in the Middle East and Africa.
6. Old Tavern
Another popular choice among whisky brands in India is Old Tavern, which holds a considerable share in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and is also sold in numerous African nations.