Lean, limber and characteristically smoky. A clear sense of Hakushu malt without heavy wood influence.
1988 Bourbon Cask
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Clean. Dry. Perfumy. Apple skins.
Palate: Vanilla. Freshly cut oak. Forest floor. Pine. Resin. Menthol.
Finish: Smoky. Char.
Comment: Lean, limber and characteristically smoky. A clear sense of Hakushu malt without heavy wood influence.
Nose: Peaty, heading towards the medicinal side of the spectrum. Some sweet fruit and a light menthol note, applewood fires.
Palate: Dry. The smoke hits at the deepest point of the palate but a real sweet fruity/lemony note softens things nicely. Fairly firm but has a good range of flavours.
Comment: More gentle than the rest of the range.
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