White Oak 05-year-old

Overall rating
77.50/100
votes
20
Whiskybase ID
WB20447
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Akashi
Stated Age
05 years old
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
24 jan 2011 6:58 pm

Average value

€ 72.89

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Whisky reviews for White Oak 05-year-old

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 77.50 points.

  1. Przemyslaw Kopanczyk scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    http://www.worldwhiskybase.com/a/400-akashi/1141-akashi-single-malt-5-year-old-45.html
    • Nose
      7,8 Słodka z nutą miodu, orzecha, cynamonu, wanilii, brzoskwini i karmelu.
    • Taste
      7,9 Dość delikatna, delikatnie dymna z nutami moreli, słodu, gałki muszkatołowej, białego pieprzu oraz niedojrzałego jabłka.
    • Finish
      7,8 Krótki, lekko rozgrzewający z nutą goździka, dębu i goździka z akcentem torfu.

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  3. barryfox915 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Gold.
    Nose: Very smooth, oaky, young, on vanilla, with some grass and
    flowers.
    Taste: Light, grassy, juicy, oaky, spicy, creamy, on vanilla and
    some smoke. The finish is medium, slightly bitter, smooth and oaky.
    General
    Impression: Still young, but very smooth. A very promising whisky from the young
    Japanese distillery of White Oak

    http://www.whisky-news.com/En/tasting16.html#Nov21

     

     

  4. CrilleVBG scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    You can taste it, young whisky.. 5yo and 45%, not a good idea in this case.
    • Nose
      Neat: Nose tingling feeling. Malty and a hint of sweet peach.

      Water: Now its just malty and earthy aromas left..
    • Taste
      Neat: Weak flavors. Grass, malt and oak.

      Water: Much better now, more peppery flavors.
    • Finish
      Neat: Short finish, and a bad taste of alkohol.

      Water: Still short, but the bad taste is gone, but all the flavors too.

  5. granella2003 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Soft aromas of oak and floral tones with buttered caramel. Hints of sweet vanilla and rich honey
    • Taste
      Light malt flavor with subtle peat, pear and nutmeg tones and hints of apple cider and some sweets
    • Finish
      A warming finish with a slight peat flavor that lasts

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