India’s Top 10 Most Popular Whisky Brands

Most popular brands of whisky in India also includes Royal Challenge, Director’s Special, Signature and Antiquity from United Breweries Group, Vat 69 and Black Dog Scotch Whisky from Diageo and Peter Scot from Khoday India Limited.

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Officer’s Choice – Allied Blenders & Distillers


Officer’s Choice is the most popular Indian whisky brand and also world’s largest selling spirit brand, Allied Blenders & Distillers is also one of the largest spirit brands in India and the premium Officer’s Choice Blue is another fine blend of scotch malts and scotch-like look and feel whisky brand by Allied Blenders Distillers.

McDowell’s No.1 – United Spirits

McDowell’s No.1 brand of spirits is manufactured by United Spirits Limited, world’s second-largest spirits company by volume and one of the best Indian alcoholic beverages company with brands like Antiquity, Bagpiper, Royal Challenge and Signature.

Royal Stag – Pernod Ricard

Seagram’s Royal Stag is the best selling brand of Pernod Ricard and named after deer species with antlers. Royal Stag brand along with Imperial Blue were emerged as fasted growing brands in Indian market and third biggest selling whisky in India.

Imperial Blue – Pernod Ricard

Imperial Blue brand of Indian whisky is also owned by Pernod Ricard and famous with the advertising slogan Men Will Be Men. Seagram’s Imperial Blue is one of the top five core brands of Pernod Ricard spirits business in India.

Blenders Pride – Pernod Ricard

Blenders Pride is a blend of Indian grain spirits and contains no artificial flavouring. The Indian whisky brand owned by Pernod Ricard and one of the best five core brands of spirits business in India along with Imperial Blue, Royal Stag, Chivas Regal and 100 Pipers.

Peter Scot – Khoday Distilleries

Peter Scot brand of whisky is the flagship whisky brand of the Khoday India Limited. The main competitors of Peter Scot whisky are Blenders Pride, Royal Challenge and Vat 69 from Diageo.

Royal Challenge – United Spirits


Royal Challenge brand of Indian whisky is the sponsor of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore and lead the premium whisky segment of United Spirits Ltd throughout India in terms of by volume of sales.

– Signature and Antiquity


United Spirits also manufactures best Indian whisky brands such as Four Seasons Wines, Antiquity and Signature, made of Indian and imported Scotch malt whisky blended with spirit, available in two variants.

– Director’s Special

Director’s Special brand of Indian whisky was originally manufactured by Shaw Wallace and now manufactured by United Spirits. DSP Black is a popular brand of deluxe whisky in Indian market.

Bagpiper – United Breweries

The Indian brand of whisky is one of the largest selling spirits brand by volume and India’s largest selling whisky until 2010, subsidiary of the United Breweries Group.

8PM – Rampur/Radico Distillery

8PM is the flagship brand of Radico Khaitan or Rampur Distillery that also manufactures Magic Moments Vodka, After Dark Whisky and Rampur Single Malt. Radico Distillery is the fourth largest Indian liquor company and Rampur Distillery is the first and largest distillery.

Original Choice – John Distilleries

Original Choice is the most popular brand of whisky from John Distilleries and a flagship brand along with award winning single malt whisky called Paul John. John Distilleries also manufactures the following brands Big Banyan wines, Paul John and Grand Duke.

VAT 69 is another most popular Scotch blended whisky from Diageo Distilleries and the famous beverage brands includes Lagavulin, Black Dog, Vodka Smirnoff and the best Johnnie Walker.

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