Nikka Whisky From The Barrel

Nikka From The Barrel

Price: $40 for 500ml (Only available outside the U.S.A.)

Distilled/Owned by: Blend / Asahi Breweries

Region: Japan

51.4% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Chill Filtered : No?

Color Added: Unknown

 


 

Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Toasted grains, vanilla, caramel, corn, alcohol, and floral undertones

Feel: Medium body

Taste: Ginger, white pepper, vanilla, oak, salted almonds

Finish: Medium, lasting honey, cream, oak, and spice

Thoughts: It’s sad that one of the best Japanese whiskies is one that isn’t even available for purchase in the States

Score: 84 out of 100

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