Distilled/Owned by: Nikka / Asahi Breweries
Aged For: NAS, VSOP
Cask Type: Undisclosed
Chill Filtered: Undisclosed
Color Added: Undisclosed
Color: Autumn orange
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Apple cider, mulled wine, cloves, dry leaves, and earthy fruit
Mouthfeel: Light bodied, dry
Palate/Taste: Cinnamon, apple butter, young tasting, bits of cantaloupe
Finish: Short to medium length, apple crisp, orchard fruit, melon, and bitter apple cores.
Thoughts: Not on par with the calvados I have had, it just tastes young and like boozy bitter apple juice.
Score: 67 out of 100