Miyagikyo 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
70th Anniversary
Stated Age
12 years old
58.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
70th Anniversary of Nikka
Added on
10 Dec 2008 10:00 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 875.00

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32 × member ratings

43 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Miyagikyo 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.30 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Caramel, chocolate, orange, vanilla, varnish, very nice dram

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, caramel, chocolate, vanilla and noble wood galore, then orange peel galore!

    return of musty, toasted!
    • Nose
      glue, encaustic, varnish, then vanilla, caramel cream, white chocolate and fruits cooked on peaches and mandarins.
      back woody, a little toasted.

  3. sagara-kun scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Nose: very sweet pear, unidentified flower, grilled meat
    Taste: Caramel, fruity. Very strong in the mouth at first, but more and more sweet Finish: long, on the fruit

  4. Ivynor scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Rather easy and pleasant to drink
    • Nose
      Dried fruits, wood, vanilla, varnish. It's a little bourbon. Some caramel and the freshness of the coconut without the coconut (huh ... is it credible?)
    • Taste
      Sweet, creamy, sweet, on vanilla and caramel. Hazelnut, wood and traces of coffee. Well integrated alcohol
    • Finish
      Wood, coffee, vanilla, caramel

  5. tomy63 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A little young and modern whisky (caramel, vanilla), but a nice texture and a good size.
    • Nose
      a little aggressive at the opening of the sample, a lot of caramel, coconut, vanilla, then it develops on chocolate, orange, dried fruits.
    • Taste
      sweet enough for 58%, thick texture, sweet, lots of caramel, brown sugar, orange vanilla, tarte tatin, dried fruits, some spices.
    • Finish
      good length but still a lot of caramel, a little more dry fries, nutty also now.

  6. Willie JJ scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Some thought this was a bit bitter, but it really works for me.
    • Nose
      Malty and floral sweet with underlying passion fruit and then the malt returns. Hints of burning heather. A few drops of water and it explodes into a fresh flower shop.
    • Taste
      Typical Japanese delcacy despite the strength. Floral toffee. Water Water brings nutty tobacco and more water softens it beautifully.
    • Finish
      Very drying, takes a lot of water and then gets sherbetty. Yummy.

  7. Medea scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Color: dark amber
    quite restrained fruity nose : first alc and light glue, then young fruits (sweet pear) are also slightly malty, vanilla with a hint of woodsmoke palate: very sweet, alc, slight pungency. Fruity and again slightly spicy. Everything passes quickly and there is a residual sweetness on the palate. With water the sharpness loses something, drinkable and slightly spicier. Conclusion: Quite simple fruity Japanese, but also has nothing really disturbing.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83


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