Bold was a 2015 addition to the core range. Following their Edited release, Bold is a fully peated single malt from Paul Distilleries (they're aptly named expressions). Peat is brought over to Goa from Islay for Bold, where it is used to dry their 6-row Indian barley.TASTING NOTES Nose- After the slightest whiff of smoke, a dizzying array of Manuka honey, prickly spice and bourboneque red liquorice takes over. Palate- This melt-in-the-mouth malt has the most profound flavours crashing in like waves. Finish- Peaty, peppered oak.
PAUL JOHN Nirvana is an unpeated expression, created from Indian six-row barley and matured in charred American oak casks.TASTING NOTES Colour- Deep copper. Nose- An attractive honeycombed bourbon with luscious fruitcake, with a light whiff of enticing caramel pudding. Taste- A delightful soft honey with a slight salt-edged barley; an excellent mouthfeel with honeycomb sweetness. Finish- Immensely long, and richly flavoured with dissolving honey, barley, and succulent vanilla.
Togouchi 8 Years is a limited release whisky that has been aged and stored for a minimum of 8 years in sherry oak casks, and is a blend of Scottish malts with Canadian grain.TASTING NOTES Nose- Citrus, peaty, fresh grass, banana, pears, nuts. Taste- Crisp, clean, honey notes, almonds, cocao nibs, buttered popcorn. Finish- Medium. Oak, vanilla finish.
Although blended in Japan, Togouchui Premium Whisky is a blend of Scottish malt and Canadian grain. Aged in the town of Togouchi in a tunnel that was originally built for a railway but never used - intriguing!TASTING NOTES Nose- It has a youthful aroma, but a slight peaty aroma can be noticed followed by sweet honey, nuts and corn flakes. Palate- It’s has a light and mild taste. A sweet aroma that reminds you of grains and honey gives you a mellow feeling. Finish- The slightly peaty aroma dominates the aftertaste.
The 15-year-old version of Togouchi's blended whisky. A combination of whiskies from Canada and Scotland, which are blended together and aged in a Japanese railway tunnel. Nutty, chocolatey and spicy.TASTING NOTES
Nose- Soft pastry dusted with cinnamon, pear and hints of dried earth.
Palate- Nutty malt complemented by milk chocolate, joined by a helping of caraway.
Finish- Peppercorn, vanilla and a lingering peatiness.