Distilled / Owned By: Yoichi / Nikka
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