Mithuna an Indian Whisky brand by Paul John is awarded as Asian Whisky of the year 2021 has been declared the third-finest whisky in the world. It is the estimate given by ‘Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021’ whisky reviewer Jim Murray. John Distilleries Private Limited (JDPL) made an announcement about this development on Friday. Mithuna by John Paul is the second expression of the Zodiac series of Paul John Indian Single Malt from JDPL and is set to be released worldwide in November. Mithuna by JDPL scored a strong 97 and no wonder it scored top rank in Murray’s judgment.
In describing Mithuna for his 2021 Whisky Bible, Murray said: "If Mithuna means “Ultimate”, then it is the perfect name. Or maybe Mithuna means “Perfect”, then it is pretty close. It is that very rarest of things. And if nothing else, announces Paul John Distillery on the world stage of truly great distilleries. This is a whisky to devour while it devours you”. “For our whisky to be declared the world’s 3rd finest whisky in the world is perhaps the greatest achievement a whisky maker could possibly dream of and this speaks especially of the passion and dedication of our Master Distiller, Michael D’Souza”, said Paul P John, Chairman and Managing Director, JDPL.
Indian brand to attain such great honor symbolizes the betterment of the Indian Whisky market in terms of quality and it promises India to be a serious player in the world. Jim Murray tastes more than 4,700 whiskies for his yearly edition and in Murray’s ranking system. According to him, any whiskey that scores between 94 and 97.5 range is a ‘superstar whisky’. JDPL is a leading Indian Spirits Company, with Sazerac Company, the largest family-owned distilled spirits company in the United States as an active stakeholder.