Amrut is a brand of Indian single malt whisky, manufactured by Amrut Distilleries, and launched on 24 August 2004 in Glasgow, Scotland.
It is the first single malt whisky to be made in India.
Amrut or amrita is a Sanskrit word which can be translated as “nectar of the gods”, “nectar of life”, or “drink of the gods”. The company translates it as “Elixir of Life”.
Jim Murray named Amrut Fusion single malt whisky as the third best in the world. Jim Murray is an English writer and journalist. He is best known for his observations on whisky and his annually updated book on the subject, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible.