anCnoc is the perfect single malt for whisky beginners

The anCnoc core range consists of a 12 Year Old, an 18 Year Old, and a 24 Year Old. Photo: The Star/Kamarul Ariffin

With more and more brands of single malt whisky available in Malaysia of late, it can be a little intimidating for new whisky drinkers to get into the category. As such, one of the most common questions I get asked is, “What’s a good single malt Scotch whisky for a beginner to start with?”

Well, I recently tried a relatively new whisky (in Malaysia, at least) that fills that “introductory whisky” space quite neatly – anCnoc, or more specifically, the anCnoc 12 Year Old.

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