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(SOLD OUT) Amrut Whisky with Ashok Chokalingam – Premium Whisky Tasting | March 29, 2022 at 7pm MT (Virtual Event)

March 29, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Craft Cellars for a premium virtual whisky tasting experience on March 29, 2022 at 7:00pm MT. Amrut Distillery Head Distiller and Head of International Sales, Ashok Chokalingam, will join us live and take guests through this exclusive premium tasting from Amrut.

Ashok Chokalingam joined Amrut Distilleries in February 2004 as Territory Manager – Sales and Marketing, responsible for marketing and logistics for the EU market. He assumed responsibility of International Sales and Marketing in Feb 2007. Ashok assumed the position of Head of Distilling from June 2019 and assumes complete responsibility of single malts and premium brands from distillation to blending and bottling. Ashok spent close to two decades in the International markets and brought in lots of novel ideas in the whisky making and particular in maturation techniques. He is single handedly responsible for the creation of, to name a few, ever popular Amrut Spectrum, Naarangi, from
conceptualisation, production, branding and packaging. As a widely respected individual with in the whisky world for putting India into the world of single malts, he was awarded with ‘Icons of Whisky’, Whisky Ambassador of the Year in 2012 and 2016 by Whisky Magazine, U.K. Perhaps the only one who represents India and the world of whiskies got this coveted award two times.

Born in Tamil Nadu, India, Ashok has wide workplace experience in several fields, including information technology (IT) and engineering plus academic qualifications in Mechanical Engineering and Business management. Ashok completed an MBA at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in December 2002, having been awarded an international post-graduate scholarship by the university of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Ashok is an active member of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, London and pursuing his Diploma in Distillation.

Ashok is an avid golfer and squeeze in any possible time availability for a round of golf.

The Line Up (30ml)

  • Amrut Single Malt Whisky (46% abv)
  • Amrut Single Malt Cask Strength Whisky (61.8% abv)
  • Amrut Greedy Angels 10 Year Old Chairman’s Reserve (55%)
  • Amrut Kadhambam Single Malt Whisky (50% abv)
  • Amrut Portonova (48% abv)
  • Amrut Fusion (50% abv)
  • Amrut Peated Cask Strength Indian Single Malt (62.8% abv)
  • Amrut Greedy Angels 10 Year Old – Peated Rum Cask (57.1% abv)