R For Russian Whisky

World Whisky Day is fast approaching on Saturday the 19th May 2018.

As part of the build up I’m featuring a series of blogs – both old and new – over the next month focusing on a country from each letter of the alphabet – if possible – that makes whisky.

Today is R for Russian Whisky.

It was illegal to produce whisky in Russia up to 2015.

A growing demand for imported whisky may have been a factor in changing the law.

Gild Whisky c/othedrinksreport

Imported whisky like this Scotch specifically branded for the Russian market.

Altai whisky
Altai Whisky c/opackagingoftheworld

The proposed home made stuff looks a bit more meaty.

Although we will have to wait a little longer for the Stoli Whisky to mature fully before it’s impending release.

Check out the Moscow Times here.

Na Zdorovie.

Good Logo

Many thanks to NDTV for the header image.


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