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Nikka Super

Overall rating
77.50/100
votes
4
Category
Blend
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare Old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Barcode
49241310
Added on
14 Apr 2017 8:46 am by RL_whisky

Average value

€ 5.50

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4 × member ratings

6 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Nikka Super

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.50 points

  1. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    ¥318+ for 50ml.

    Appearance: Golden, rather pale but not quite straw, honey.

    Nose: Toffee, butter, vanilla, very light smoke, light cherry / sherry, cookies.

    Palate: Sweet, toffee, vanilla, orange peel, more smoke than the nose is nice, campfire, not really briny, but of apple, honey. Rather rich, medium to full palate, silky. Much fuller than the black series.

    Finish: Sweet toffee and biscuits, pepper, wood.

    With Water: Nose is muted and becomes more boring. Sweetness comes out more in the flavor, caramel, vanilla. A bit is good I think.

    Overall: Not all that special, and probably measures up to much cheaper blended Scotch, which it mimics. Not bad. Rather boring and unexciting but tastes nice, without any of the negative qualities of Black. Still, for the price you can drink Chivas Regal, which is much better. For a Japanese, though, it ranks right up there with Chita, and above the grain Ichiro’s, both of which cost much more.

  2. A0525 scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      75 75

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