Hakushu

12 Years Old Pure Malt

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 13
Specifications
Brand: Hakushu
Expression: 12 Years Old Pure Malt
Type: Japan Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 12 years old
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Awards
Recommended
Issue 13
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Hakushu Higashi Distillery, 2913-1 , Mukobayashi Aza, Yamanashiken Kitakomagun, Hakushucho Torihara, Japan
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Honey, Heather, camomile. Vanilla.
Palate: Firm. Honeyish. Heathery. touch of peat.
Finish: Long, warming. Marshmallow. Sweet grass.
Comment: A beautifully structured, appetising, whisky. Captivating.
8.5
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Fruity: stewed gooseberries, raspberry juice and intensely sharp malt
Palate: Fat, leaving a coating of gently peated malt all round the palate
Finish: Long with a mixture of cocoa and peat notes
Comment: A first rate malt.
8.5
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