The fine blend that we drink today has its root in the past – 1883 precisely. The drink was developed first by one James McKinley, who was from a promising Scottish family of blenders, known as the Leith Scotch whiskey blending family. There are some excellent blenders and developers of whiskey in that country, who have been perfecting the art of making whiskey over centuries.
Millard Black Dog was the original name of Black Dog. The name was given to the whiskey by one Walter Millard, who thought of making his name immortal (at least among whiskey lovers) by giving his name and adding the title “black dog” which was the name of his salmon fishing fly (of all things!). He used to be an expert fisherman, and used to spend many happy hours fishing in Scotland, especially in the Spey and Tay rivers. He chose to name to remember his happy days of catching salmon in river.
Ah, the things we do for the love of fishing. Like, for example, naming your favorite tipple.
Anyway, Walter Millard was a Scottish guy who worked at the East India Company, and he was the man who actually brought the said whiskey to India, where it was received happily and was made popular. During the rule of the British in India, the tipple was sold around India, Pakistan, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka. At that point, the countries were, quite unanimously a fan of the brand.
Today, Black Dog is one of the fastest growing blended whiskey brands, and it has recently launched one of its smoothest blends till date, the Triple Gold Reserve. With mellow notes, great taste, and a balanced set of flavors, Triple Gold Reserve is a great companion whether you want to enjoy some “me” time, or just sit down with a group of friends for some fun.
Disclaimer: This post is in association with Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve. The content is meant for age 25 or more.