Zodiac in a Glass

The single malt whisky may have originated in Scotland, but other countries have made huge strides in distilling their own versions of the iconic drink. Here we task ourselves with matching 12 premium single malts with the 12 signs of the Zodiac. Find your match, try the whisky and tell us how we did! 

Aries (March 21-April 19)
Laphroaig 10 Year Old (Islay, Scotland)
As bold and intense as the ram itself, this powerfully peated Islay whisky captures the fierce Aries spirit.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Yamazaki 12 Year Old (Japan)
Like the grounded, sensual Taurus, this delicately fruited Japanese whisky is an indulgent pleasure for the senses.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Amrut Fusion (India)
The innovative mind of the Gemini will appreciate this unique combination of Indian and Scottish malts.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Oban 14 Year Old (Highlands, Scotland)
Rich with notes of citrus and sea salt, this Highland malt is as comforting as the nurturing Cancer.

Leo (July 23-Aug 22)
Macallan Sherry Oak 12 Years Old (Speyside, Scotland)
Leos will revel in the prestigious flavor and stature of this classic Speyside beauty.

Virgo (Aug 23-Sept 22)
Hakushu 12 Year Old (Japan)
Grounded and precise, this gently smoky Japanese whisky reflects the earthy diligence of Virgos.

Libra (Sept 23-Oct 22)
Glenkinchie 12 Year Old (Lowlands, Scotland)
Perfumed and well-balanced, this delightfully floral Lowlander captures the graceful Libra spirit.

Scorpio (Oct 23-Nov 21)
Laphroaig Quarter Cask (Islay, Scotland)
As intense and passionate as the scorpion itself, this peat bomb demands attention.

Sagittarius (Nov 22-Dec 21)
Amrut Peated Indian Single Malt (India)
The adventurous Sagittarius will be drawn to the unconventional smoky richness of this pioneering Indian whisky.

Capricorn (Dec 22-Jan 19)
Springbank 10 Year Old (Campbeltown, Scotland)
Capricorns will admire the meticulous craftsmanship of this prized, maritime-influenced dram.

Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18)
Nikka Coffey Grain (Japan)
Distinctly innovative, this unique Japanese grain whisky suits the creative non-conformist Aquarius.

Pisces (Feb 19-March 20)
Glengoyne 18 Year Old (Highlands, Scotland)
The gentle, dreamy nature of the Pisces will escape into this mellow, delicately fruited Highland malt.

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