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Nikka From the Barrel Tasting notes and reviews

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Nikka From the Barrel

Brand
Nikka
Expression
From the Barrel
Type
Japanese Whisky ~ Blended
Abv
51.40%
Availability
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Dave Broom

Nose
Oily and rich and - in typical Japanese style - intense. Higher strength as well. Light smoke and hinoki wood/cedar.
Palate
Rounded and typically scented with a distinct salty edge and big rich fruit that drifts towards raspberry jam. Supple. Water allows riper fruits to come through and eases the tension and the oils then flow.
Finish
Touch of scented oak.
Comment
Richness and power.

Rob Allanson

Nose
Takes a little while to open but then reveals sherry and a big smack of orange zest. There is something cedar box lurking as well.
Palate
The palate continues the sweet citrus theme, with a hint of walnuts, salted almonds and honeyed apples.
Finish
Lush and rich.
Comment
Great package and great liquid.
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