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The Whisky Advisor

Hosted ByUday Balaji

The Water of Life, The Golden Spirit, Uisce Beatha – whisky has been called by many different names through the ages. Loved by poets and Kings alike, whisky...

The Water of Life, The Golden Spirit, Uisce Beatha – whisky has been called by many different names through the ages. Loved by poets and Kings alike, whisky (or whiskey) isn’t a spirit that you simply drink but rather, something that you savour and cherish.

Join your host, Uday Balaji aka “The Whisky Advisor” as he takes you on an enthralling journey with some of the world’s finest whiskies. On the show, you’ll get to learn about the history & nuances of some of the most well-known whisky brands. You’ll also be privy to whisky tasting sessions which will help you truly appreciate what makes each whisky brand unique.

Each episode showcases a delightful array of whisky tales, experiences, flavours and facts. A special Q&A will also answer any questions you, the listener have about whisky.

Tune in to The Whisky Advisor – a show for the discerning whisky drinker.


All Episodes

Episode 24: Season Finale – Lagavulin

Owned by drinks giant Diageo – Lagavulin has been the Islay representative of Diageo’s Classic Malts selection since 1987 and is the connoisseur’s choice when it comes to Islay...

Episode 23: Ardbeg

In the world of whisky connoisseurs, Ardbeg is known as the untamed spirit of ISLAY. It’s a whisky of incredible contrasts, which has won it prestigious titles including the...

Episode 22: Jura

Jura whiskey is distilled on the beautiful Isle of Jura which is a remotely located isle, with over 5000 red deer and approximately around 200 inhabitants. This episode of...

Episode 21: Glenkinchie

Famous for producing whisky known as the ‘Edinburgh Malt’, Glenkinchie Distillery is set in farmland near the village of Pencaitland (Lowlands of Scotland). On the episode, get a taste...

Episode 20: The Ardmore

This large Victorian distillery sits 600 feet above sea level in its Scottish Highland home. The Ardmore is a peated single malt whisky flavoured by deep connections to its...

Episode 19 – Aberlour

This episode of TWA will take you on a tour of a classic Speyside Whisky distillery situated along the confluence of the rivers – Lour and Spey. Find out...

Episode 18: The Balvenie

The Whisky Advisor calls Balvenie “a whisky with a lot of craft”. On this episode, find out more about this Speyside whisky and what makes its range a must-try...

Episode 17: Springbank

After visiting all the major scotch regions, it’s time to head over to Campbeltown, an often sidelined region that nonetheless produces a superb whisky, Springbank. On this episode, The...

Episode 16: Glen Grant

A whisky that many people in India may not have heard of – and that’s about to change! On this episode, The Whisky Advisor brings his unique touch to...