Whiskey refers to the meaning ‘water of life’. It first came into existence in Italy when it was distilled from the wine. Since then it has gained huge popularity and is commonly known as the distilled alcoholic beverages. The whiskey is now a common beverage which is produced by many brands. The brands have different flavor, different taste and obviously differently bottled. However, the concept of the Whiskey remains the same. Here are the top 10 brands of whiskey which are immensely popular in the world.
One of the most popular and widely used whiskeys, Black was previously known as the Black Nikka. The Japanese Whiskey drawn inspiration from the Scottish style of preparing and came in the market as a fresh entity. It contains 37% alcohol and is distilled well.
9. Black Velvet
The Canadian Whiskey, Black Velvet is known for its smooth and strong taste. It is one of the best-sold whiskies in the world. The brand was originally named as Black Level but later changed to Black Velvet considering the smoothness of the taste.
8. Crown Royal
As the name suggests, it is one of the most popular and tastiest whiskeys in the world. The Canadian Whiskey is a blend of 50 whiskies in one bottle. Known for its unique taste, Crown Royal has a huge surge in popularity in recent years.
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The Scottish blended whiskey often known as blended Scotch whisky is known for its premium taste. The Scottish flavor has won many awards for the unique taste. The brand has many flavors to taste from and also has a history of almost 180 years.
6. Jim Suntory
One of the most popular and famous American Whiskey, Jim Suntory was named as Jim Beam. It was later changed to the new name as Suntory acquired the brand. It is known for its taste and unique preparation from the corn. It also has a honey flavored variation which is hugely popular among people.
One of the oldest brands of whiskey, Suntory was established in 1899. The famous Japanese Whiskey has won many awards for its unique taste. It is also the third largest spirit maker company in the world.
4. Canadian Club
Canadian Club commonly known as the CC has its own charm and flavor. It is said as the whiskey of Mad Men Era of 1960s. The brand has been acquired by the Suntory Whiskey of Japan.
3. Jameson Irish
The most famous Irish whiskey, Jameson Irish has a prolific record of taste for its blended whiskey. It is one of the oldest and most sold brands in the world as well. Established in 1780, the Jameson Irish has won many awards for its taste and blend.
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2. Johnnie Walker
One of the most famous and popular brands for the Scotch Whiskey, Johnnie Walker has won the hearts of many since long time. The unique blend and the different variants and flavors have top charted the market many times in the past. It is often considered as the best whiskey of the world.
1. Jack Daniel
Jack Daniel is one of the most premier and highly popular brands in the world. The king of whiskeys, Jack Daniel has many variants and known for its special and unique American taste. The Black Level variant of the brand has won many awards and hearts throughout the world.
The whiskeys are often considered as the best for those who love to drink. However, the taste and the flavor differ to individuals.