Paul John Brilliance
Product Description

An unpeated whisky from Paul John Distillers, released in early 2013 to much acclaim. It's made using barley from the foothills of the Himalayas and is distilled and matured in Goa, producing a fruity spirit with a creamy texture.

Paul John Brilliance

  • Indian Single Malt Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling

70cl / 46%

In stock online


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£38.29 ex VAT

(£65.64 per litre)

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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Note

    • Nose

      A complex amalgam of nougat, spotted dog pudding (sans sultanas!) and orange blossom honey with the vanilla spinning tangled webs just beneath. Honey is captured as the bourbon element expands...; a delicate gristiness ushers in a freshness to the custard tart.

    • Taste

      The mouth feel exudes star quality with the barley generating all kinds of juicy riches with the light Demerara sugars forming an elegant accompaniment. A coppery spine is soon carrying the barley in varied forms while a gorgeous cocoa sub strata heralds in the spices which buzz the taste buds at will.

    • Finish

      Beautifully relaxed: a light tingle from the spices pulses contentedly, the vanillas gather in deeper intensity yet the barley and copper stretches to the end.

    • Balance

      Yet another astonishing malt from India. 46%.

Customer Reviews

4.5 (25 Reviews)

  • 4


    Smell, I have no idea what I WAS SMELLING,. MEDICINAL PERHAPS??? You must understand, that I have been drinking cask strength Islay malts since1993, so I guess the hospital operating theatre iodine smell and taste has made my palate strange, to say the least, my palate is very different and corrupt. Taste, on the first big mouthful was spirit harshness at the front, followed by a multitude of different flavours, none that I could pin down, apart the minimum of smoke creeping through. HOWEVER. I thought the finish was very surprising and very pleasant albeit fairly short.

  • 4


    Lovely honey and tropical fruit sweetness. Slightly crisp and spicy. Oily mouthfeel.

  • 5


    Nice flavour, nice product Will be my favourite at all the time

  • 2

    Andrew Douglas,

    I bought this based on other reviews and I have to say, I was pretty disappointed. The first initial taste on the mouth isn't bad, but the whisky shows its young age and the taste disappears as soon as it's arrived. It's then left with a very spirity burn. It's not a bad whisky, but compared to other similar priced whisky's I think it's struggling a lot. Better than a commercial basic blend.

  • 5

    Howard Worton,

    Amazing quality and flavours. You’ll be astounded.