Raise a Toast to Your Father!

Here’s a tribute to the best man in your life, your dad. Create precious memories of drinking a dram of scotch with your beloved father – as you present him a bottle of the world’s finest whiskies. Take your pick from our selection – from rich and spicy, to smooth and chocolatey, and peaty, from single malts to blends, nothing says ‘I love you Dad’ better than a bottle (or a case) of pure scotch!

Chivas Regal 18 Year Old

Chivas Regal 18 Year Old

Chivas Regal is the world’s first luxury whisky, renowned for its benchmark quality and taste, style, substance, and exclusivity. Chivas Regal 18 Year Old is a uniquely rich and multi-layered blend that includes over 20 of Scotland's rarest single malt Scotch whiskies. The complex whisky is refined and matured for 18 years; every drop evokes 85 different flavour notes. The incredible whisky is an exceptional creation of the master blender, blended with an intent of making a perfectly balanced and exceptionally smooth Scotch – the perfect gift for Dad. It accentuates a velvety, dark chocolate palate, yields to elegant floral notes and a wisp of sweet, mellow smokiness.

Chivas Regal Ultis Chivas Regal Ultis with its box

Chivas Regal Ultis

Bringing together five of the most precious signature single malts from Speyside, Scotland, Chivas Regal Ultis is a luxury whisky with complex flavours, distilled exclusively in copper pot stills, these precious and treasured old single malts result in a commanding whisky. The first blended malt whisky from the house of Chivas Regal, it brings alive a glorious golden hue and a commanding, rich aroma. Chivas Regal Ultis is the ultimate way to celebrate special moments with your father. Launched in tribute to the passion and dedication of five generations of Master Blenders who have spent their life’s work creating the Chivas signature style since 1909. Price: Delhi: INR 16,540; Mumbai: INR 28,050

Bowmore 12 Year Old Bowmore whisky barrels at the distillery

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 culmination of this symphony of flavours leads to a titillating experience of the senses, just right to enjoy with your father. 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. Price: INR 3,200 to INR 7,600 for a 700 ml bottle. (Brought to you by Beam Suntory India.)

Teacher's Golden Thistle

Teacher’s Golden Thistle

Around 1831, William Teacher had a unique quest of creating a whisky with an unusually high content of peated malt content. It had such a depth and uniqueness that he considered it perfect enough to carry his name and thus Teacher’s Scotch Whisky was born. It has the distinction of being the only double mature 12-year-old Scotch finished in Islay Casks which gives it a full body and a rich, distinctly sophisticated smoothness. Teacher’s believes that being true to oneself is the only way to be your best version, and therefore, it exists to celebrate authenticity because ‘Genuine is Rare’! Teacher’s Golden Thistle is inspired by the national flower of Scotland – the Thistle, a flower that symbolizes 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. Price: INR 2,000 to INR 4,100 for a 750 ml bottle. (Brought to you by Beam Suntory India.)

Oaksmith Gold

Oaksmith® Gold

Oaksmith® Gold is India’s first International blended whisky. It stands out with its differentiated craftsmanship from Japan by Shinji Fukuyo (the man behind iconic brands like Yamazaki and Hibiki), and is available at an Indian whisky price point. This exceptional recipe delicately blends 100 percent Aged Scotch Malt Whiskies from lush highlands of Scotland and Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey from The Americas – some from distilleries over 200 years old, where they were aged in charred American white oak barrels to develop their rich, exquisite flavour. A fine balance has been achieved by world class Japanese whisky-making techniques by Shinji, Chief Blender, Suntory, the Founding House of Japanese whisky, and with his experience of more than 30 years, he’s created some of the world’s most awarded whiskies. The name Oaksmith® is a tribute to this craftsmanship, and the fine oak casks the whiskies have been aged in. Price: INR 900 to INR 2,000 for a 750 ml bottle. (Brought to you by Beam Suntory India.)

The Lasanta – Glenmorangie

Glenmorangie – The Lasanta

In every corner of the world, the setting of the sun is magical, mused Dr Bill, Glenmorangie’s Director of Whisky Creation and an inveterate traveller. This whisky is Dr Bill’s attempt to bottle the magic of sunset, with its endless horizon of reds, oranges, and purples, and now, make it a precious gift for your father. Lasanta begins with Glenmorangie’s giraffe-high stills, which yield a deliciously delicate and fruity spirit. Next, they mature it in bourbon and sherry casks for 12 years, transforming it into a mouth-watering odyssey bursting with rich spiciness and sun-drenched sweetness. It radiates with raisins, honeycomb and chocolate-covered hazelnuts, walnuts, and butterscotch, lightened by cinnamon breezes. The finish is long and satisfying, with spiced orange and chocolate. Each time you watch the sunset, you see something different – this is how it is to drink Lasanta. Price: Delhi: INR 6,010; Mumbai: INR 11,130; Bangalore: INR 7,825. (Brought to you by Moët Hennessy India.)

Ardbeg Wee Beastie - Limited Edition

Ardbeg Wee Beastie

Matured for just five years, this youngest Ardbeg is a raw, smoky, tongue-tingling, beautifully smoky dram. Matured in ex-bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks, Wee Beastie is perfect for enjoying neat or as the mouthwatering main ingredient in a powerfully smoky cocktail. Let your father decide which way he wishes to savour it. Its colour is bright auric, and on the nose, it’s fresh and herbal, with hints of vanilla, pear, freshly cracked black pepper, honey-glazed ham, rich Turkish coffee, and sappy pine resin. Add a splash of water, and you get slightly more herbal top notes like vetiver and fennel, along with aniseed, green apple and leather. The taste is one of rich, explosive mouthfeel with lots of chocolate, tar, creosote and smoked bacon, followed by a burst of antiseptic lozenges, eucalyptus, and more aniseed. The finish is long, salty, and mouthcoating with hints of cocoa, fudge, and savoury barbecue. Price: Mumbai: INR 8,300. (Brought to you by Moët Hennessy India.)

Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Revered around the world as the peatiest, smokiest, and most complex single malt of them all, Ardbeg 10 Year Old does not flaunt the peat; rather it gives way to the natural sweetness of the malt to produce a whisky of perfect balance. Named World Whisky of the Year in 2008, this light gold spirit has an aroma of peat infused with zesty lemon and lime, wrapped in waxy dark chocolate. Bold menthol and black pepper slice through the sweet smoke followed by tarry ropes and graphite. Savour the aroma of smoked fish and crispy bacon alongside green bell peppers, baked pineapple and pear juice. Add water and an oceanic minerality brings a breath of cool, briny seaspray. Waxed lemon and lime follows with coal tar soap, beeswax, and herby pine woodlands. Toasted vanilla and sizzling cinnamon simmer with warm hazelnut and almond toffee. Taste it and it’s a burst of crackling peat setting off millions of flavour explosions. The peat effervesces with tangy lemon and lime juice, and black pepper pops with sizzling cinnamon-spiced toffee. Then comes a wave of brine infused with smooth buttermilk, ripe bananas and currants. Smoke gradually wells up on the palate bringing a mouthful of warm creamy cappuccino and toasted marshmallows, presenting a single malt scotch like no other. The finish goes on and on, long and smoky with tarry espresso, aniseed, toasted almonds, and traces of soft barley and fresh pear. Price: Delhi: INR 6,675; Bangalore: INR 8,117; Mumbai: INR 11,260. (Brought to you by Moët Hennessy India.)

Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark starts with Scotland’s finest single-malts, predominantly selected from Speyside (the cradle of single malt whisky distillation). These fine single malts are then blended with top-quality grain whiskies and matured in American oak casks to add greater subtlety and complexity to the flavour. Once matured, the blend is married, a traditional process most distilleries no longer spend the time on, but one that Cutty Sark insists upon to ensure harmonization of colour and flavour in the final blend. Cutty Sark is an iconic whisky, and something your father will enjoy. Its distinctive yellow label has graced the world’s best bars and lounges for over 90 years. The original easy-drinking blended whisky was launched at the height of the cocktail culture. (Brought to India by the Kyndal Group.)

Macallan Reflexion

The Macallan Reflexion

This exceptional single malt from the north east of Scotland, above the River Spey, draws its colour and flavour from maturation in smaller hogshead casks, allowing a greater surface area of wood to interact with the whisky to deliver an intricate character influenced by both Spanish and American oak casks. Reflexion's depth of colour and complex flavour is derived from the use of first-fill casks, carefully selected for this distinctive expression to accentuate its aroma and flavours. Bold and full-bodied, Reflexion is the celebration of floral and vanilla notes, punctuated with fresh apple and apricots. (Brought to India by the Kyndal Group.)

Macallan No 6

The Macallan No. 6

The Macallan No. 6 brings together the art of whisky-making with Lalique's exquisite craftsmanship to create a stunning whisky encased in the finest crystal decanter, making this a very precious gift for your father. This rich, complex single malt takes its unique natural colour and character from first-fill sherry-seasoned oak casks from Spain, handcrafted by the master craftsmen of Jerez de la Frontera, the home of sherry. The casks are taken from a single cooperage to ensure the infinite quality and character at the heart of this rich single malt. The cooperage exclusively creates Spanish oak casks which, once seasoned with sherry, create the unique flavour of this exquisite whisky. Rich in spice and dried fruit with a layer of heady orange groves, this is an enticing, dark, whisky that delivers classic Macallan character. (Brought to India by the Kyndal Group.)

The Macallan Triple Cask Matured 12 Years Old

The Macallan Triple Cask Matured 12 Years Old

The Macallan Triple Cask Matured 12 Years Old forms part of this Scottish distillery’s Triple Cask Matured range; a series of single malt whiskies crafted in a triple cask combination of European and American sherry seasoned oak casks and American ex-bourbon oak casks. This complex combination of oak casks delivers an extraordinarily smooth and delicate character, full of citrus fruits, vanilla, and fresh oak, perfect to present to your dad. (Brought to India by the Kyndal Group.)

The Famous Grouse

The Famous Grouse

Blending premium whisky isn’t just something this Scottish distillery does, they’ve been doing this ever since 1800, when Matthew Gloag first established his grocery business. In 1980, it was Scotland’s best-selling whisky, and over the years, it’s been bringing together the finest ingredients to create a natural spirit before passing time imparts the wonderful flavour from their handcrafted casks. Add to this the fusion of skilled craftsmen and a tenacious obsession with quality and you arrive at this Famous, rich, sweet, well-rounded whisky – a lovely gift for your father! (Brought to India by the Kyndal Group.)

The Balvenie 12 Year Old

The Balvenie

The Balvenie distillery is built on stories that are told from each generation of craftsmen to the next. It is how they pass on what they know, how they process experiences, and how they create ideas. Being the only distillery in the Scottish Highlands that maintains the Five Rare Crafts of whisky making, its commitment to craftsmanship brings invaluable skill, knowledge, experience, and passion to every stage of the process through the hands of its dedicated craftsmen. Such is the commitment of their fathers to pour their heart into nurturing the craft by virtue of life experiences. In a world of automation, The Balvenie maintains its distinctive character, and its heart. Honour your father’s legacy and express gratitude by gifting The Balvenie expressions that resonate best with his personality and craft. By reason of natural alchemy and centuries-old craftsmanship, The Balvenie is unique among single malts. It is the only distillery in Scotland that still grows its own barley, uses traditional floor maltings, and keeps both a coppersmith and a team of coopers on site. And of course, Malt Master David C. Stewart MBE presides over the all-important maturation process, making The Balvenie the most handcrafted of single malts.

The Balvenie DoubleWood Aged 12 Years?gains its distinctive character from being matured in two different wood types. Each stage lends different qualities to the resulting single malt?whisky. To make The Balvenie DoubleWood, David Stewart MBE takes whisky that has spent?at least?12 years in traditional whisky casks, American oak ex-bourbon barrels and hogsheads, and moved to Spanish oak ex-Oloroso, sherry casks for?an additional nine months. The traditional casks soften and add delicate character, the sherry wood brings depth and fullness of?flavour,?and the final few months in their tuns allow the whiskies to marry?harmoniously. The chocolate and raspberry, rich brioche, and stewed cherries aromas along with the cherries and raspberries, sponge cake, spicy cinnamon and black pepper tingling one’s taste buds makes the whisky a delight to sip. It is available across the?country and is?priced?at?INR 8,900 in Mumbai for 700ml. (Brought to you by William Grant & Sons (India) Pvt. Ltd.)

Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder

Have you got your cheeky sense of humour from your father? Well then, look no further as your perfect companion is here to amplify the cool quotient to your ‘fun’ genes and playful banter this Father’s Day! Monkey Shoulder is a fun-loving scotch whisky that has a unique versatility. Its richness and vibrancy, combined with fruity aromas and mellow vanilla notes, makes it the perfect 100 percent malt whiskey for mixing. It can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or experimented with in cocktails. It is available across the country and is priced at INR 5,800 in Mumbai for 750 ml. (Brought to you by William Grant & Sons (India) Pvt. Ltd.)

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

On a day as special as Father’s day, let’s take the opportunity to create magical memories with your dad. Celebrate the extraordinary man of your life by making him feel special. Gift him the Glenfiddich 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky and bring a smile on his face. Glenfiddich’s signature malt, ‘Our Original Twelve’, is matured in the finest Oloroso sherry and bourbon casks and uniquely married in oak tuns for at least 12 years, to give a beautifully balanced nose complemented by refreshingly rich and complex notes of fresh pear and subtle oak, making it an ideal and classy gift for your best man, your dad. Price: Delhi: INR 3,860.


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