Nikka 2003

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Coffey Malt
Stated Age
11 years old
Recharred Hogshead
54.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Warehouse No. 4
Bottled for
La Maison du Whisky
Added on
04 Nov 2014 10:02 am by very_bad_day
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 509,00

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Whisky Reviews for Nikka 2003

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.82 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    You have to stand on it, I really liked it although I'm not even a big fan of bitterness.
    • Nose
      Fresh coffee, potting soil, fresh leather, camphor, liquorice, very own, pumpernickel, beautiful tobacco notes and milk chocolate, autumn leaves, vanilla
    • Taste
      Clove, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, fresh coffee beans, lovage, mushrooms, nougat and chocolate, black bread, licorice
    • Finish
      Long and bitter, plus the few herbs, the coffee and chocolate, dark malt

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    It can hardly be
    found (and has increased in price by half).
    • Nose
      The first whiff
      reminds me a bit of bourbon, but then I do get some wonderful fruit. Exotic
      even. Some pineapple and mango, but also a hint of passion fruit. Add some
      smoldering wood. Hint of nougat as well. Tobacco. Milk chocolate with praline
      filling and some vanilla.
    • Taste
      Despite the high
      alcohol content, this is quite soft. Next to mango and nougat I also get quite
      some spices on the palate. Ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg. But it is still quite
      quaffable without adding water.
    • Finish
      The finish remains
      spicy and sweet, but is not as long as I had expected. Mind you, it is still
      quite long, but I just expected it to be longer. Espresso at the death, which I
      found a bit surprising.


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