A blend of Miyagikyo and Yoichi single malts with a unique grain whisky, Nikka From the Barrel embodies the expertise of the Nikka master blenders. Intense and generous, powerful yet controlled, this ambitious high strength blend is recognized for its originality. It dares. It captures the senses. It imposes its own style.
Color: old gold with a golden brown shimmer.
Nose: refined, complex. Floral (lilac), fruity (apricot). Spicy (clove) and leathery notes.
Palate: powerful, firm. Spicy (pepper). Oaky.Develops into ripe fruit (peach), caramelised apple and flower (honeysuckle).Finish: long. Marine notes. Ripe fruit(plum, peach) over a wood-vanilla base.
2009 Best Japanese Blended WhiskyWorld Whiskies Awards 2010/11/12/14: Best NA Japanese Blend
2015 Trophy International Spirits Challenge
Perfect Serve Ginger Highball:
50 ml of Nikka From the Barrel50ml of ginger ale 2 dashes of aromatic bitters