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Ensō Japanese Whisky

Overall rating
75.42/100
votes
21
Category
Blend
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
4260099731926
Added on
13 Aug 2018 11:32 am by fukuyama

Average value

€ 35,90

0 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

17 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ensō Japanese Whisky

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 75.42 points

  1. chichibufan scored this whisky 20 points Member Junior

    100% Scotch Bulk Stuff. No Japanese Whisky. They just import Scotch Whisky cask to Japan, refill and bottle in Japan and send back to Europe. THAT IS THE STORY.

    I really hope, Japan will change their law soon, too much fake Japanese crap like this is flooding the market.

    Beside that: sharp, weak, metallic - a very very poor whisky.

  2. rolabob scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      75 75

  3. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
      A little weak. A trail of cooked fruits.
    • Taste
      82 82
      More fruits, cherry dominates. Almost like a cherry liqueur. The whiskey for the cherry blossom festival.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium. Impression of the fruits is preserved.

  4. Whisky101 scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    Nose is very light and no heavy malt at all. It has light fruit, sweets, fruit gums. I would have said this was a liqueur rather than a whiskey.

    Taste remains light and full of fruit and sweetness. You get some new oak through all the fruit but you would struggle to believe it was 40%.

    Don’t add water you will drown this blend.

    The finish is really short and leaves you with a light fruit aftertaste.

    This is not a complex blend at all and I find it really one dimensional. Is this Japanese blend confirming they have little stock and so a very young and light set of whiskies have had the life blended out of them. Too dull for me but glad this was not a very high price. There are so many better blends out there.

  5. Whisky101 scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    Nose is very light and no heavy malt at all. It has light fruit, sweets, fruit gums. I would have said this was a liqueur rather than a whiskey.

    Taste remains light and full of fruit and sweetness. You get some new oak through all the fruit but you would struggle to believe it was 40%.

    Don’t add water you will drown this blend.

    The finish is really short and leaves you with a light fruit aftertaste.

    This is not a complex blend at all and I find it really one dimensional. Is this Japanese blend confirming they have little stock and so a very young and light set of whiskies have had the life blended out of them. Too dull for me but glad this was not a very high price. There are so many better blends out there.

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