Inspired by a passion for tradition, and crafted with a desire for perfection, born as a tribute to the ‘Kadamba’ dynasty, which ruled for 300 years and was termed as Golden Age of Goa. The Legendary ‘Kadamba Indian single-malt whisky’ bagged a Gold medal with the judges’ ratings of 98% in liquid tasting and won a Silver medal for its exquisite diamond cut decanter with 94.51% ratings for packaging.
“We’re honored to be recognized by Spiritz Magazine and their global panel of expert judges as having bagged nine medals, and I’m so happy for our team for their passion and uncompromising commitment to liquid quality and packaging that’s embodied in our entire spirits portfolio”, says Dr Mohan Krishna, founder of Cheers group.
Cheers group’s flagship, Balivada Indian single malt with flavors and aromas of nuts, almonds, vanilla, chocolate and oak on the nose and palate with a smooth texture and long finish has won Gold medal for it’s exquisite Decanter packaging with 95.73% rating and a Silver medal for liquid tasting with 92.67% rating.
Balivada Indian Single Malt whisky is a combination of passion and a dream to redefine Indian whisky. Aged leisurely, this 100% malted barley whisky is matured in former Sherry and American Bourbon casks.
“For us to be recognized again for our products reaffirms our commitment to creating world-class spirits. We are proud to receive these awards and offering high quality spirits to the world”, affirms Ashwin Balivada, CEO of Cheers group who Mastered Business Management from Cambridge University.
The Great One Sun, a high-end whisky that offers a unique blend of flavours from different continents, making it a proper world tour in a bottle bagged Gold medal for it’s outstanding packaging with 95.33% rating and won Bronze medal with 88.44% for liquid tasting.
Decade Aged Special Malt Whisky, a remarkable creation, stands as a pinnacle of redefining the standards of whisky craftsmanship. It is an all-natural whisky, free from added flavours, and meticulously hand-crafted to perfection bagged Bronze medal for it’s liquid tasting with 89.80% rating.
Secret Island Indian single-malt whisky at a price tag of Rs 4200/- in Goa for a 700ml decanter bottle with 46% alcohol strength which is at a high degree than many leading world’s Scotch whiskies bagged Silver medal for liquid tasting with 92.57% rating and got Bronze medal with 87.95% rating for its packaging.
“We are honored that several of our brands have been recognized for their exceptional quality and craftsmanship by one of the industry’s most established competitions”, says Dr. Divya Balivada, Global Creative Director of Cheers group who acquired Business Management from Edinburgh University Scotland.
“I personally love the idea of having our spirits judged blind against some big player distilleries across the world,” adds Dr Krishna.
The Spiritz medals are on the heels of many prestigious awards won by Cheers group at several competitions, including the SIP International Awards, California, and the New York International Spirits Competition.