Nikka Yoichi 15

Yoichi 15

Price: Discontinued

Distilled / Owned By: Yoichi / Nikka

Region: Japan

45% ABV

Aged For: 15 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Amber chestnut

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Salted Caramel, gentle smoke, oak, cocoa powder, almond, and malt.

Taste: Gentle smoke, mossy peat, white oak, anchovy, and suede.

Finish: Gentle warmth, decent length, and a combination of peat smoke and wood.

Thoughts: The favorite of the Nikka’s I have tried so far getting both a good flavor from the cask and base malt.

Score: 80 out of 100