Iwai Tradition
Added on Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:57 PM
  Bottler: Hombo Shuzo Co
  Age: N/A Type: Japanese
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Blend
  ABV: 40.00 % Region:
  Price: $65 Availability: Better Stores
 
Finished in ex-Red Wine Casks from Chateau Mars winery in Yamanashi Prefecture. 
Member Ratings and Notes
Ryan
 

N: Sherry, Nutmeg, Cinnamon. Right away this reminds me of nitecap in Tokyo after a night of exploring... Like a mini Nikka 10 baught at a convienience store.

 

P:  Coffee, Caramel, so light with some complexity. Dessert.

 

F: Toffee, Sherry, Mint, & Dark Chocolate. This is too easy to drink. Almost too easy. Wish it had something more interesting to finish on. Nonetheless, I'm a fan. 

 
Andy
 

n:  New car smell after 1 month.

 

p:  Blendy and a bit perfumey like fresh laundry.  Thin and watery mouthfeel.

 

This seems like an average Japanese blend pretending to be a higher end Japanese whisky (thanks to all of the insane whisky awards)

 

C-/C 

 
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