Whisky lovers: Gift him the perfect malt

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Whisky lovers: Gift him the perfect malt

Whisky always proves to a much appreciated gift, but it's worth doing your homework to ensure the tipple is right for the receiver. Read on and sip on our easy buying guide to buying the perfect whisky.

Single Malt

Single malt whisky is made from one distillery that only uses a single type of grain.

Taste/character:

The Balvenie: vanilla, cinnamon, apple, coconut, honey, toast.

The Glenlivet: vanilla, lemon, toffee, honeysuckle.

The Macallan: vanilla, pear, oak, honey, apple.

Glenfiddich: vanilla, pear, apple, cream.

Yamazaki: vanilla, spices, red fruits, wood.

*Tastes can vary depending on your palate. These tastes are majority-based.

Blended

Blended whisky is a mix of different types of whiskys that can come from different distilleries. Anything is possible with a blend.

Taste/character:

Chivas Regal: vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, oak, dried fruit.

Dimple: caramel, spices, apple, honey.

Johnnie Walker: rose, hazelnut, smoke, dark chocolate, honey, tobacco.

Royal Salute: honey, lemon, chocolate, oak, soft spices.

*Tastes can vary depending on your palate. These tastes are majority-based.

*Westfield does not endorse nor recommend excessive consumption of alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

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