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Hakushu Sherry Cask

Overall rating 45 votes 89.28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2012
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
4300
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
180 ml 700 ml
Added on
03 Apr 2012 6:27 am

Average value

€ 1019.83

1 bottle available

Lowest price on Market: € 1600.00

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Tastingtags

2 Notes

franpincoffee
Expert Senior franpincoffee Note
23 Jun 2015 4:20 pm
franpincoffee gave this whisky 95 points

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This was only available for a few weeks in Japan during early 2012 before it sold out. The nose is warm and inviting with notes of ginger roott. honey, dried fruits and plums, and a very unusual combination: grilled salmon and roast beef au jus. The taste is fruity and thick with a nice acidic tartness, hints of lemons, black cherries, brown sugar, plums, and cooked berries. The finish is long, dry, and slightly tart with roasted almonds and a hint of ginger root.

Titi94
Expert Senior Titi94 Note
28 Dec 2013 11:37 am
Titi94 gave this whisky 89 points
Tasting Notes (by Dramtastic):

Nose: Top note is classic Hakushu, fresh and clean, a walk through the forest of the Japanese Alps; dry sherry, Valencia oranges, new leather seats, fresh mint, sweet tobacco, well-steeped tea, stewed prunes and a little vanilla.
Palate: Leads with a big combo of hot and sweet spices. Peanut brittle, dry sherry, strawberry, cloves, earth, chocolate, fig jam, mushrooms. Water brings out toffee, nougat, cherry and enhances the strawberry.
Finish: Medium on forest earthyness, mushrooms, dry sherry, strawberries, toffee, fig jam, peanut butter, fresh lawn clippings, tobacco leaf, drying.
Rating: 89/100.

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