Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt

Nikka Taketsuru pure malt

Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned By: Yoichi & Miyagikyo / Nikka

Region: Japan

43% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Undisclosed, sherry casks used

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Undisclosed

 


 

Color: Amber Chestnut

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: White oak, caramel, floral, white wine, and plum

Taste: Watery, cardboard, vanilla, malt, potatoes, pine, and apples.

Finish: Gently warm, floral with hints of fruit.

Thoughts: A pretty standard light Japanese whiskey, not a very great flavor.

Score: 73 out of 100

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