ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 117
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Brand: Kavalan
Expression: Podium
Type: Taiwan Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Taiwan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Neil Ridley
Nose: Brazil nut shells, a fermented fruit note, white pepper hard caramel and a hint of exotic spice.
Palate: Tangy orange segments, fizzy sherbet, a touch of sweet tea and fresh cherries.
Finish: The cherries lead the way with a pleasant tanginess and the palate is left with a lovely spicy oakiness to it.
Comment: A very ‘adult’ whisky. Stonking stuff.
Taster   Annabel Meikle
Nose: Confectionery notes like fruit gums, marsh mallow and candy floss. Some wood glue. Fresh red apple – Red Lady. Over-bloomed roses, strawberry ice cream and mint jelly.
Palate: Juicy apples with toffee crisp coating. Develops into apple pie with aromatic spices of turmeric and tamarind.
Finish: Mouthwatering and dryer on the finale.
Comment: I love the exotic character but water loosened it up a little too much.
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