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Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky

Overall rating
83.57/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB155999
Category
Single Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
6/12G120944
Barcode
4904230035725
Added on
14 Apr 2020 8:36 am by Rathbone

Average value

€ 49.90

9 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

81 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.57 points

  1. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Appearance: Pale amber color.

    Nose: Malty, fruity, and very unique. Tropical fruit, with notes of coconut and pineapple, ginger snaps, toffee, vanilla, rich cookies. Crazy nose. Seems more similar to an Irish pot still whisky.

    Palate: Sweet and fruity flavor, soft, spicy, and malty. Dried fruits, again Irish-like, but not exactly.

    Finish: Sweet and spicy, hides alcohol well.

    With Water: Becomes sweeter and milder but not recommended generally.

    Overall: Very unique and delicious. I wish I had bought many when this was ¥3000 a bottle, as opposed to ¥1500 for something like half a shot. Way overpriced at Cordon Noir.

  2. Stefan_Hartl scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    09/30/2019

    Very exceptional with great coffee. Delicious and harmonious.
    • Nose
      Immediately on the nose, milk coffee and creamy, sweet vanilla. In addition, clear amaretto and citrus notes that become stronger over time. Some wood in the background. Very extraordinary, but very harmonious.
    • Taste
      Very strong and powerful start, sweet vanilla cream, nuts, mandarins and nice oak spice.
    • Finish
      Nutty and vanilla, tart coffee notes. The amaretto is back, with a bit bitter pear skin.

  3. sarthur71 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Igor_Gudimov scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet, fruity, overripe peach and woody
    • Taste
      Honey, ginger, alcohol warmness
    • Finish
      Short and mildly sweet, a hint of honeydew melon

  5. holborndrinker scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    A proper breakfast dram - sweet and soft.
    • Nose
      80 80
      Leafy, some woody notes, pear drops.
    • Taste
      82 82
      A breakfast dram - soft, tickles across the mouth with a gentle warmth, some honeyed notes.
    • Finish
      81 81
      A slight sweet tang lingers.

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