Hakushu 12YO Single Malt Whisky

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More about Hakushu 12YO Single Malt Whisky

Produced by: Hakushu Distillery
Owned by: Beam Suntory
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory
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alc./vol: 43.5%

Proof: 87°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Japan Japan

Pronounced 'Hack-shoo', meaning 'white sand bar', opened in 1973, Suntory's Hakushu is the largest malt distillery in the world. It is situated in a dense forest at the foot of Mount Kaikomagatake in the southern Japanese Alps near the town of Hokuto in Yamanashi Prefecture.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 08/09/2011

Appearance:

Clear, golden.

Aroma:

Honeyed, toasted cereal nose with toasted nut aromas, pear and baked ripe banana.

Taste:

Superbly structured palate with toasted grain, poached pear fruit, nutty flavours and gentle smoke in harmony.

Aftertaste:

Toasty malty finish with nutty fruit and a hint of ginger spice.

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