Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 48%

Proof: 96°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Japan Japan

Yamazaki single malt whisky aged in 180 litre ex-bourbon barrels stored in Japan's warm humid Yamazaki and Oumi regions.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 29/09/2012


(Bottled 2011, released October 2012) Clear, mid golden.


Coconut and buttered toast with light toffee apple, white chocolate, cinnamon and faint cigarette ash. Subtle candied and tropical fruit notes emerge with water.


Brawny cinnamon oak with toasted coconut, green apple, caramel and candied fruit.


Long, pleasantly spicy cracked red pepper corns, paprika and cream-of-soda vanilla.

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel

Produced by: Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
Owned by: Beam Suntory
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory
UK trade PR by: Voice PR