Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
Distillery Bottling
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
25 mar 2019 7:31 am by maltaholic

Average value

€ 49.98

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72 × member ratings

149 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Hatozaki Pure Malt

15 users have left 17 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 80.25 points.

  1. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A solid, young, fresh start, nothing special, just wait and see.
    • Nose
      Fresh grapes and light honey, lemon candy, floss and fresh grass
    • Taste
      Light toffee, grapes, light honey, lemon ice cream, floss, grasses, slightly mineral notes and vanilla
    • Finish
      The same, getting a little drier and a hint of light malt, short

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  3. aduncan4 scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    Not the worlds greatest whiskey, but as a blend
    Very easy to drink with friends.
    Keep the good stuff to myself

  4. Danksy scored this whisky 70 points Member Senior

    Very immature and rough around the edges. Not much going on here besides Mizunara oak, vanilla, a touch of fruit and spice. It's not smooth or tasty at all. Water doesn't help much. This malt is passable and easily forgettable.

  5. mikkellund42 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Sample at "Den Danske Rom & Whiskyfestival 2022"
    Nose: Raw, spicy
    Taste: Light sweet, light bitter
    Finish: spice, a bit unfinished

  6. nikolajsa@inbox.lv scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    well, there’s nothing to highlight, just for a drink
    • Nose
      82 82
      apples, honey and floral tones
    • Taste
      82 82
      sweet, spices, oak, bitterness at the end
    • Finish
      80 80
      short, caramel, oak

  7. Woodsmoke scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Sample Edeka
    • Nose
      Fruity or slightly like fruit liqueur.
      Easy honey. Very floral. Barley. Bitter and dry.
    • Taste
      Starts out slightly sweet and gets stronger. There comes oak, leather, fruits, malt and some smoke. Slightly bitter and good flavor. Pepper.
    • Finish
      Fruity, slightly sweet and dry. Pretty short. Pepper.

  8. Thermidor scored this whisky 70 points Connoisseur

    _Mak_ below says it looks like new make spirit. Kinda tastes like that too. It isn't bad in the sense that there are no awful off-notes, but there's not much else either. I wouldn't pay 10 euros for a bottle of this. It's amazing what garbage the Japanese get away with bottling these days. No reason to buy this thing instead of some basic Scotch blend like Chivas Regal 12.

  9. wisekyofcourse scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    sweet, like a good blended, mixed scents, sweet, caramelized spices, malt, vanilla, mineral on dry stone.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      78 78

  10. _Mak_ scored this whisky 74 points Expert Junior

    Looks like newmake spirit...

  11. Lagavulin16 scored this whisky 75 points Member Junior

    At first, a little bit of glue in the nose. After a few minutes it makes way for a nouance of smoke and fruit.
    Tastes of wood and fruit with a little bit of sharp alcohol.

  12. wisekyofcourse scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    fruity, malty, caramel, silky and grassy
    it is soft, delicate, silky again (the sensation the most causing in my opinion), the fruits on the peach, the tangerine, sweetness also spicy, the malt is very present;
    in fact, we go in a 'good' blended without wave so as not to frighten too much, and that's also the goal I think of this bottle
    sweet, velvety, fruity orange, malty, which passes by itself and which is also lost.

  13. MarcinCh scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      73 73
      Lots of malt. Grape seeds. There is some fruit. Vanilla. Pretty shallow.
    • Taste
      72 72
      Malt. Grapes. Grape seeds. Lots of grain. Barrel. Bitterness. Lots of spices. Black pepper.
    • Finish
      71 71
      Malt. Vanilla. Then caramel. Spices in the background. Average finish length.

  14. Wolv scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
      dry and spicy
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      78 78

  15. nikolajsa@inbox.lv scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
      dried fruits, malt
    • Taste
      79 79
      dried fruit compote, lots of spices and bitterness
    • Finish
      79 79
      medium, bitter- smoky

  16. Dworkin scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

    Very smooth, a bit smoky, a very decent blend

  17. jkswift scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  18. Mr. D. scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79


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