Suntory Single Grain Whisky

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Grain
Distillery Bottling
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
24 jan 2011 6:43 pm

Average value

€ 863.46

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Whisky reviews for Suntory Single Grain Whisky

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 80.78 points.

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Enthusiasm: Nose 3/5 Mouth 4/5 Final 3/5
    Whiskey n ° 1365
    • Nose
      Nose on the varnish drawing a little on ether, vanilla. A note of pulp that happily dissipates.
    • Taste
      Very sweet on the palate, nice and velvety on vanilla. Relief.
    • Finish
      Final simple.

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  3. Teresa scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. jack.h1988 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    From a 30ml sample. A lot of traditional grain notes on the nose, paint and nail varnish remover, pineapple and pear drops. Sweet and slightly spicy on the palate, not too complex but works really well, a tasty dessert dram.

  5. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    copperedtot: 89

    Malt-review: 'Damn good stuff' 4.5/5

  6. Rom scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Nose rather nice vanilla, coffee, praline and roasted but a volatile note of alcohol to burn a little when it is perceived. Mouth sweet and coffee, the middle brings a vegetal side and a bitter note very contained. Long enough on coffee and a little plum.

  7. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      76 76

  8. Igor scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    Many may find this Chita whisky much more enjoyable than I did, I suppose, and hence appraise it higher. Although don't get me wrong, it is a decent single grain - the quality is there for sure. Only it does not suit my taste really. It's a bit out of my line, simple as that.
    • Nose
      Mixture (cough syrup?), rather saccharine, similar to rhum agricole, too sugary in fact, baklava, hint of vinegar, some greenery, aerosol (dichlorvos-like), marzipan, soufflé, "bird's milk" chocolates.
    • Taste
      Clean and hot as well, quite rough, exceedingly sweet, cloyingly sweet rather. Sucrose, sugarcane juice?, muscovado, sugar beet, liquorice, a bitter edge there, plants, confection, golden syrup.
    • Finish
      Here goes verdure, herb dryness, sorrel, wood-sour slightly, zest of lemon, then a little briny, with a touch of pickle, sour mandarins and orange. Citrussy warmth intensifies at the death.

  9. magic_slim scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Definitely a good whisky and an interesting experience to taste this Japanese grain whisky. For Scotch grain whisky it is said that it is only enjoyable, if it is really old (30-40 years). Therefore I could imagine that this Japanese grain whisky would gain a lot with increasing age as well.
    • Nose
      Mellow, sweet and tasty. Starts with notes of varnish, barley sugar and artificial fruit flavors. After a few minutes it shifts more into vanilla and cereals, but the barley sugar keeps its dominating role.
    • Taste
      Smooth and grainy with barley sugar. Suprisingly spicy with a sparkling freshness. Ginger, Almdudler lemonade (made from herbs), green pepper and of cause vanilla.
    • Finish
      Rather long and flinty, leaving a slightly bitter-sweet mouth feeling behind, which reminds also of wet stones.


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