Kavalan Single Malt
Added on Saturday, Sep 11, 2010 at 09:18 PM
  Bottler: King Car Distillery
  Age: N/A Type: World
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Other
  ABV: 40.00 % Region: Taiwan
  Price: N/A Availability: Overseas Specialty
Kavalan is a single malt made in Taiwan from barley imported from Scotland. 
Member Ratings and Notes
This has a nice nose, sweet and fruity with pears and some brandy notes, a bit of malt as well. 

The palate is very straightforward with a sweet, maltiness, not unlike what you would find in the basic Glenlivet or Glenmorangie 10.  It's fairly unexceptional, but certainly not offensive.   
Juicyfruit gum in the nose. Palate... ewwwww. Alcoholy, with something fleetingly sickly sweet, then more alcohol. Finish has an odd, minty-chemical quality. Very disagreeable. 
Very sweet and almost generic.  Wood really shows on the palate. 

n: Fresh cut bowl of melons.


p:  Sweet, with a fruit and floral mix.  A tad thin on the mouthfeel.  Perhaps a hint of metal on the finish.


Altogether very drinkable.  A great base malt for the company.




Curiously the only English written on my bottle, translated in parenthesis, are "Malted Barley" and "Caramel". 

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