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Hakushu 12 YO

Whisky
Japanese Whisky
Japan
700ml
43.5% Alcohol content

Distillery

The Hakushu Distillery elevation is 700 metres above sea level; this altitude creates a low pressure distillation effect. So distillation takes place at a lower temperature, this makes it more difficult for the more oilier heavier compounds with their higher boiling points to be distilled resulting in a lighter estery spirit.

Tasting Notes

Taster: Dave Broom

Nose: Light and grassy and slightly stony to start. In time there's sweet persimmon and nut.

 

Palate: Pure and very clean. Sweet lime, green fruits then a hint of smoke and a buttery meadow sweet/chamomile note. Light to the point of fragility.

 

Finish: Honey, lemon and a little ginger.

 

Comment: Delicacy to the fore. A breakfast dram if there were ever one.

Awards

2011 San Francisco World Spirits Competition - Double Gold
$1,350
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