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Top Best Whisky Brands in Nepal

Written by Roshan Bhattarai · 4 min read >

Nothing can beat the taste of whisky, in gatherings with your loved ones. Whisky is made from a simple combination of grain, water, and yeast. Around the globe, a single country creates a wide range of styles and distillers. In Nepal, too, we have different national and international whisky available. But there are some of the best and most popular ones. Here, in this article, we are talking about the top best whisky brands in Nepal.

List of Top Best Whisky Brands in Nepal

Grain, water, and yeast are the three main ingredients in whisky production. The procedure is also rather simple: mashing the grain, fermenting it, distilling it, and then aging the distillate in wood barrels for some time are all involved.

In Nepal, we have different types of whisky. Irish Whisky, Scotch Whisky, Japanese Whisky, Canadian Whisky, Bourbon Whisky, Tennessee Whisky, Rye Whisky, Blended Whiskey, and Single Malt Whisky are types of whisky available in Nepal.

There are various whisky brands in Nepal. Here we are with the best ones. So now, without delay, let us move on to the list below.

  • Johnie Walker
  • Old Durbar
  • McDowell’s no 1
  • Jack Daniel
  • Signature
  • Chivas Regal
  • Antiquity
  • Ballentine’s
  • Vat 69
  • Jameson

1. Johnie Walker

Top Best Whisky Brands in Nepal
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First, in our list, we have Johnie Walker. Red Label, Black Label, Gold Label, Double Black, Green Label, or Blue Label, they came up with a paper-wrapped on it. With this drinker can get the information of whisky about its taste, age, distillation and many more.

Johnnie Walker is very popular in the international market so in Nepal we don’t even have to guess its popularity. Whether drink it in celebration or out of desperation, they believe every sip tells a story.

Johnnie Walker is originally from Scotland containing around 40% alcohol with an average price of Rs.6, 200 in Nepal. And it may cost more than Nrs 30, 000 depending on the products and aging.

We can buy various products of Johnie Walker in Nepal

Red LabelOdyssey PremiumSwing Premium
Black LabelWhite WalkerGold Label
Green LabelDouble BlackBlue Label

You can buy them from any liquor store near you or you can order them from online shopping sites in Nepal.

2. Old Durbar

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The next whisky we have here is Old Durbar. It is also one of the top best whisky brands from Nepal. After reading its name I hope you have already assumed its origin. Yes, it is from Nepal and has lived up to its standard with very Nepalese taste in it.

Popular among its lovers and never disappoint to the drinkers. Old Durbar has two products that are Old Durbar Continental and Old Durbar Black Chimney. It also contains around 40% alcohol and is found in market prices ranging from Rs 24,00 to Rs 40,00.

You can buy Old Durbar from any liquor store near you or you can order them from the online shopping sites in Nepal.

3. McDowell’s

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The next one of the top best whisky brands in Nepal is McDowells. McDowells believes yaar needs this to express and expand their bonding. It is created in India in 1898 A.D. and has created a unique bond with its 25+ million consumers by selling.

Moreover, this whisky contains around 42% alcohol. The flavor profile is completed by dabs of vanilla, hot orange peel, grassy tobacco, and the nuttiness of almonds. However, there is a slight astringency, prompting me to add an ice cube. Light milk chocolate flavors emerge as the rather delicious whiskey chills.

It has various variants to buy and taste costing from Rs.850 to Rs.2,999. You can buy them from any liquor store near you or you can order them from online shopping sites in Nepal.

4. Jack Daniels

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Jack Daniels is one of the best-selling whisky brands in Nepal. It is a brand of Tennessee whisky produced in the USA with ingredients like limestone spring water. Which lives within the depths of a two-mile deep cave, making it stand out from others.

It tastes light with lots of sweetness containing 40% alcohol. In Nepal, its price range from Rs.2, 885 to Rs.25, 400 according to its aging. You can buy Jack Daniels from any liquor store near you or you can order them from the online shopping sites in Nepal.

5. Signature

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The list of best whisky brands is incomplete without a Signature. It was made in 1994 in India, which is formally known as the McDowell Spirits Limited. There are two variants of it and they are Signature Rare Aged and Signature Premier Grain. It tastes a little smoky and light with hints of honey and leather containing around 42% alcohol.

It has cost NRs.1700 for 750 ml. You can buy Signatures from any liquor store near you or you can order them from the online shopping sites in Nepal.

6. Chivas Regal

Top Best Whisky Brands in Nepal
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Now let’s talk about another whisky brand, Chivas Regal. It was founded in 1786 by Chivas Brothers. This whisky is kept on for at least 10 years for aging with ingredients like finest malt and grain. It tastes like ripe, honeyed apples with notes of vanilla containing 40% alcohol.

It will cost you Rs.8, 000 to Rs.45, 999 in Nepal. You can buy them from any liquor store near you or you can order them from online shopping sites in Nepal.

7. Antiquity

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Here is another leading brand in the world of whisky, which is Antiquity. Being a very large manufacturing country, India has also produced Antiquity whisky in 1992. There are two variants of it called Antiquity Blue and Antiquity Rare which are subsidiaries of the United Breweries Group.

This whisky tastes like a flavor ranging from peat, wood, malt, smoke, caramel, honey, and fruit containing 40% alcohol. Antiquity costs NRs. 2600 on average. You can buy them from any liquor store near you or you can order them from online shopping sites in Nepal.

8. Ballantine’s

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Now let us talk about Ballantine’s Whisky. This whisky was first introduced in 1827 originally from Scotland. Its flavor is based on fingerprint malts, blended with 50 single malts and four single grains. With a satin-smooth body and a medium-heavy palate with traces of heather, smoke, liquorice, and fragrant spice before a long finish with undertones of dry sherry, this whisky has a honey-sweet nose with hints of apple and floral smells.

In Nepal, its price is around Rs. 6, 000. You can buy this whisky from any liquor store near you or you can order them from online shopping sites in Nepal.

9. Vat 69

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Vat 69 is one of the popular whisky brands in Nepal. Originally founded in Scotland in 1882. William Sanderson and Son Limited are the manufacturers of it, and at present Diego is the distributor of it. It tastes smooth and simple on the palate with distinctive flavors of ground almonds with contamination of 40% alcohol.

You can buy it in a price range of Rs. 4, 300 to Rs. 5, 700 in Nepal. You can buy them from any liquor store near you or you can order them from online shopping sites in Nepal.

10. Jameson

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Jameson Whisky has introduced in 1780 in the country Ireland. It smells like the sweet fragrance of malted barley with butter tones. Jameson’s main ingredients are unmalted and malted barley, maize, and Irish water from the Dungourney River local to the distillery.

Its price range from Rs. 5, 000 to Rs. 6, 800 in Nepal. We can buy them from any liquor store near you or you can order them from online shopping sites in Nepal.

These are the top best whisky brands in Nepal.

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