Ichiro's Malt

King of Spades, 21 Years Old

ABV 57%
Click below to share this page

Brand: Ichiro's Malt
Expression: King of Spades, 21 Years Old
Type: Japan Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 21 years old
Year of bottling: 2007
ABV: 57%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Editor's Choice
Issue 64
Tasting notes
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Sweet and enticing. Crème caramel, orange cake, shortbread. Barley sugar. Touch of water chestnut.
Palate: Rich, sweet and mellow. Mouth coating. Alcohol is perfectly tamed. Very satisfying. Cooked fruit with soft spices.
Finish: Intense, warm and lingering.
Comment: A liquid dessert. Reminds me of a rich Balvenie. Superb dram.
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Gentle. Bread pudding, stewed apple, toasted rice. Slightly oily with some dried fenugreek, mace, apple skin. Has finesse.
Palate: Delicate smoky start. Cognac like: dried fruit, grilled nut alongside a haunting dried rose petal perfume.
Finish: Ripe, sesame, waxy.
Comment: Best neat. Has that classic 'open' character that typifies Japanese whiskies.
Don’t have an account? Sign up here:
Create and view your own tasting notes and scores for individual whiskies.

  • Create your own Wish List
  • Create your own Collections
  • Write your own tasting notes for each bottle
  • Score whiskies creating a unique community score where whiskies are rated taking the average from every Whsiky Magazine member

If you like this, try these...