Nikka Whisky from the Barrel

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Distillery Bottling
51.4 % Vol.
500 ml
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Added on
14 mar 2016 2:40 pm by JSW

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€ 36.59

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Whisky reviews for Nikka Whisky from the Barrel

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.84 points.

  1. Highlander65 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Very good, not particularly complex, but elegant and tasty. Less sophisticated than Taketsuru, Miyagikyo and Yoichi but ... I like it so much!
    • Nose
      On the nose flowers, fruit, homemade cake, honey.
    • Taste
      On the palate full flavor, good body, soft and creamy, quite dense
    • Finish
      Final of medium duration

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  3. Romansen scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Ostap scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Delighted with this blend, amazing job. An interesting whiskey, definitely a bar option on a regular basis.
    • Nose
      Perfume, fresh, oak, bourbon, marshmallows, iris, caramel "Crayfish", cane sugar, chocolate, dates, coconut, cool marinade theme, typical of the Japanese, pickled apple / watermelon, sweet and sour, fresh broken tree branches, fresh paint, vinegar cucumbers, phenolic and mineral, new rubber, tobacco, bright and beautiful, and for the blend in general chic.
    • Taste
      Chocolate, bites, sweet and mineral, dried wild pear, delicious, although the degree is noticeable.
    • Finish
      Medium duration, pleasant, vanilla-chocolate, dry, raisins, dates, dried fruits.

  5. Dogs2 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  6. wbarchive_103403 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. diamond2000 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: spices: a mixture of peppers, cloves, star anise, sweet vanilla notes, perfumery, wood, sweet and sour tones, floral aromas, a bit of charred wood, many halftones, everything is very healthy, nothing sticks out and is balanced. Wonderful scent!

    Taste: black and allspice, anise, oak, orange marmalade, a little vanilla sugar, spicy-sweet.

    Finish: oak tannins, decaying spices (cloves, black and allspice, star anise, cinnamon) dried peel, medium length.

    Rating: 85

    The result: it is a bit surprising to find the characteristics of a good whiskey in a plain box and in a 0.5 bottle, similar to perfumery, considering that it is a blend! I think this is the best Japanese whiskey in terms of price / quality

  8. Tuco1972 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84


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