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Nikka 1998

Overall rating
88.10/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Coffey Malt
Vintage
14.07.1998
Bottled
11.07.2013
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Recharred Hogshead
Casknumber
100645
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Warehouse No. 17
Bottled for
La Maison du Whisky
Added on
07 Oct 2013 12:10 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1399,00

3 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Nikka 1998

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.10 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Vanilla, varnish, espresso martini, toffee, not bad, not very complex

  2. Jack Marinello scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Varnish, vanilla, bourbon, café au lait hazelnut, brioche, pastry.
    • Taste
      Creamy, milky, coffee liqueur, alcohol very well integrated, pastry, buttered, brioche.
    • Finish
      Long enough

  3. sagara-kun scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    It's very good, very easy to access. The complexity is clearly not at the rendezvous.
    • Nose
      It's a Coffey malt but it looks like a grain.
      Vanilla, wood, coconut. Well round.
      A little apple. Very good but simple.
    • Taste
      In the mouth, the profile is similar to that of the nose. We just have a touch of white pepper that adds to the initial bouquet.
    • Finish
      The finish is peppery, round, vanilla. Long.

  4. vredensever scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    The aroma is thick, sweet: sugar syrup, caramel, burnt sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, pepper, chocolate, fresh foliage, wood, gum, a little perfume (flower soap). With a drop of water is even sweeter (more confectionary, fruit). The taste is sweet, sated: spices (hot pepper, vanilla, cinnamon, nuts), bread, sweet confectionery, sweet fruit with sourness, wood with bitterness. With water more smooth, sweet. The aftertaste is sweet, rich, spicy: spices, toffee, condensed milk, candied fruits, wood. Pleasant, quite long. Conclusion . Very sweet. At first glance it is rough, but at the same time it is rich, sweet and tasty. I like these. Rating: 87 (n22t22f22b21).

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