Paul John Bold Peated offers you a slice of its best-kept secrets, unraveling the mysteries, bit by little bit. This expression invites you to leave the trail, tread the path less taken and plunge headlong into the delicious depths of Goa.
Colour: Liquid Gold
Nose: After the slightest whiff of smoke, a dizzying array of Manuka honey, prickly spice and bourboneque red liquorice takes over.
Taste: This melt-in-the-mouth malt has the most profound flavours crashing in like waves. At first, the delivery feels sublimely silky and studded with oak-like honey. And just when you think you’ve savoured it all, you are surprised by a hefty second wave of spice. This is followed by a cloudy, smoky feel that coats the roof of the mouth and leaves a tidal wave of dry molasses, peaty soot and a degree of copper in its wake.
Finish: Bold has a light finish with a tinge of copper slowly making its presence known. You can also sense a gorgeous smoked mocha shaped by delicate and intricate spices.
History of Paul John
Established in 1992, John Distilleries grew to be a leading spirit company within less than a decade, The Great Indian Single Malts has been crowned with innumerable global awards over the years.
Goa was specially chosen as the home of their single malts, not just for its unique micro-climate and water source (100% from Goa) but also because the destination holds a special place in Mr Paul’s heart. Copper pot-stills made in India, were specially designed with long necks to create fruitier spirits. Double-distillation in these pot-stills prolong intimate contact with the copper and this renders a distinct, rich and full-bodied flavour to the new-make spirit. Paul John’s Distillery has two warehouses each with a different temperature, the tropical climates increases the rate of maturation in the Bourbon Barrels from the US. A whisky will develop a different composition of flavours at different temperatures, so Indian single malt whisky will be its own unique configuration of flavours.