As you already know, whisky is far from a simply Scottish phenomenon. Ireland has its own whiskey, from a different methodology and a different tradition. North American whiskies like bourbon, moonshine and rye share shelves with new world malts done in the old style. Hell, vodka means the same thing as whisk(e)y – “Water of life” – and shares some linguistics characteristics too if you’re.. y’know… not looking too closely.
Amrut is an Indian distiller, in the Scottish tradition but developing their own techniques and with an utterly different terroir. These different elements present themselves clearly in the taste.
smell a lot of alcohol, bubble gum, root beer.
neat spicy, creamy on the tongue. light wood, toffee. alcohol overpowering.
splash lighter and creamer. burn dissipates.
Try it? Yes, absolutely. Buy it? No.