In Conversation with THRIVIKRAM G NIKAM — The Amrut Fame

Hear THRIVIKRAM as he talks about the current Indian whisky scene which is having the moment. Amrut Fusion has won World Whiskies Awards in 2019 and is made with a combination of Indian barley and peated barley inspired by Scotch. From novices to seasoned whisky drinkers across the globe, eyes are on these single malts and whiskies coming out of India. Flavour, aroma, and structure abound in Amrut—Learn from the guy behind how to savour the best flavours of Indian whisky.

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THRIVIKRAM introduces Amrut lovers and those not yet into the club about the exclusive Amrut tour and how the idea of Amrut began. He introduces the Amrut collection out of which the showstopper is Fusion Amrut —which won several accolades over the years, the most recent being a silver medal at the World Whiskies Awards in 2019. He walks us through India’s gin revival and how the team created a gin from unique Indian botanicals foraged from the blue mountains of Nilgiris.
He breaks in why even the non-whisky drinker loves the Amrut character— The rich and warm malt liquid offers a smoky finish with fruity and spicy notes wherein stone fruits mingling with cinnamon and oaky vanilla and is often enjoyed just neat.
Cocktails are always a good choice at parties. Whisky based cocktails showcase the versatility of the drink. He lists down the most popular whiskey cocktails that enthusiasts have enjoyed for decades. It is a perfect list for the beginner to explore everything possible with whisky.

About Thrivikram G Nikam

THRIVIKRAM G NIKAM, Jt. Managing Director of Amrut Distilleries, is a businessman with substantial experience spanning diverse fields including Liquor manufacturing and marketing, and Sports Nutrition. A Postgraduate in Business Management from the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Karnataka, he is versatile enough to be at home with technical aspects of liquor production, the fine art of its maturing, and, at the other end of the spectrum, the marketing and distribution of liquor. It is credit to his efforts that ADPL has penetrated newer territories within the country, particularly the North and North-Eastern regions.


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