nikka from the barrel | 51.4%
A 50ml miniature of Nikka From The Barrel , Japanese Whisky by Nikka. Bottled at 51.4% abv. Batch 02G40C
This is a blend of multiple types of malt and grain and was created to deliver full flavors and richness of whisky “from barrels” which only blenders can sniff and taste. As the whisky contains so many characteristic components at a higher alcohol of 51.4%, it is essential to let the liquid “marriage” in used casks for 3-6 months for it to stabilize and harmonize. The concept of the unique short squared bottle is “a small lump of whisky”, which perfectly visualizes the rich and strong taste of the whisky inside.
A real star, winning top prize in its category at the World Whisky Awards in 2007 and 2010.
Mixed fruity peels, grapefruit, mandarins and apricots, then malt, oak and hints of woodstain.
Slightly oily, with maple syrup and bubblegum, honey and sweet spices, then, mandarins, some nuts, malt and oak.
Tangy spices, with mandarins and bubblegum again, some nuts and notes of woody dryness.