Oloroso Select Cask – Paul John

Paul John Distillery There is a special affinity to the great Indian malt here at the ocdwhisky offices, from the very first moment I tried it I knew it was quality and I am still impressed every time I sit down with a dram.. Located on the southwest coast of India, in the region of…

Pedro Ximenez Select Cask – Paul John

Paul John Its no secret that this Indian whisky is a particular favourite of mine and whenever I hear of something new coming out I get a little excited.. To my surprise I heard a few rumours a while back that there might be some additions to the core range and the word sherry was…

Nirvana – Paul John

Paul John Most of you will know the name of Paul John whisky, but for those of you who don’t let me tell you a secret… It’s bloody good single malt whisky from India !! We know India is full of sunshine and glorious sandy beaches as well as it’s fair share of poverty.. It’s…

Paul John – Peated Select

Paul John Paul John whisky hails from the Goa region of India and is considered by many as the premier whisky now coming out of the country.. The name on the bottle is derived from the owner himself Mr Paul John, who is also the name behind John Distillers ( the parent company of Paul…

Kanya – Paul John.

The wait is over.. Well almost. The long awaited release of Kanya from Paul John, the Asian whisky producer,  is one of the most anticipated releases in 2018  is almost upon us and this weekend to my utter surprise Shilton Almeida from Paul John poured me a little under the table dram with a big…

Ocdwhisky meets This is my dram podcast.

A few weeks ago while working for Paul John whisky at the Whisky Lounge festival in Newcastle I was lucky enough to have a quick chat with the guys from “This is my dram” .. These guys do a podcast and whisky blog that also incorporates music ! Although fairly new I must say it…

A day at the Whisky Lounge Festival #Newcastle 2017.

A whisky Festival.. Whisky, Whisky and yes of course more whisky and you can even throw in a little Bourbon, Gin and Rum these days and don’t forget a lot more whisky !  I have attended the whisky lounge festivals more times than I can remember ( I wonder why ! ) but this time…

THE YORKSHIRE WHISKY FESTIVAL.2016..

Well it is that time of year again.. Venue.. York racecourse. Date.. 10th September Event.. The Whisky Lounge ( Yorkshire Whisky Festival ) This is the festival I look forward to the most, after all it is my local one.  For the last 8 years I have attended this event, 3 different locations but only…

Paul John ( Bold )

No 3 of 3 offerings from Paul John Indian whisky.. This time I have the expression named ” Bold” .. This is another expression from Master  Distiller Michael John,  again this expression is matured in American oak casks and stored in an underground temperature controlled cellars. They say what comes out is then sheer magic…

Paul John ( edited )

Part 2 of a series of 3 offerings from the Paul John stable.. “Paul John Edited ” is the latest review. Edited is also matured in bourbon casks with 15% peated whisky vatted together in order to make the finished product. All the products are double distilled in a traditionally designed pot stills. As with…

Paul John Brilliance

Tonights tasting is taking me on a trip around the world to India, I have the pleasure of trying 3 offerings from Paul John. Tonight is no1 tasting and is the Paul John Brilliance. Paul John Single Malts are the master creations of John Distilleries Ltd (JDL). Established in 1992, the company is driven by…