Nikka Whisky from the Barrel

Overall rating
84.95/100
votes
24
Whiskybase ID
WB22581
Category
Blend
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
51.4 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Bottle code
16G12B
Added on
08 jun 2011 3:08 pm
Single Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 43.00

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24 × member ratings

108 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Nikka Whisky from the Barrel

3 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.95 points.

  1. drkrylov scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Great whisky making.
    • Nose
      Quite shy at first, but the odd sherry note mingles with typically Japanese resin and mushroom. Traces of damp Autumn leaves. Savoury rather than sweet.
    • Taste
      Exquisite! without water it's a heady mix of soft toffee and sharp and challenging chile spice. With water there are some softer mintier and lime sherbet notes. The spices fight back late on.
    • Finish
      Warm, soft, rich and toffeed, with some spice to keep it in shape.

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  3. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    a solid malt with good PLV
    Easy-Drinking almost palatable
    • Nose
      green malt, sweet, a note that cannot name, a trace of smoke
      with water: sweeter, banana, tobacco

      from 1920s: sandy, beer, light cheese
      with water: fresher, menthol, banana
    • Taste
      soft, silky
      dark caramel, oak, malt, spicy, tart

      with water: more malt, tobacco, more flavorful
    • Finish
      medium long
      Oak, spicy

  4. notesofmalt scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Nikka "Whiskey from the barrel", 51.5% alc. No age
    Region: Honshu, Japan

    Special feature: Blended Malt

    Nose: Dry peat smoke, hazelnuts and a hint of dark fruits. Slightly mineral, some coast and salt. The dry smoke is above everything, the sweet fruit takes time to develop and then reminds of raspberries.

    Palate: Strong with a lot of malt and a dry mouthfeel, currants and herbs as well as some oak.

    Finish: Very long with lots of character and a dry oak note.

    Conclusion: Nice and strong he comes therefore. Good value for money.

    81/100 points (tasted 2014, approx. 30,00 €) published on: www.facebook.de/notesofmalt

  5. drkrylov scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

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