Hakushu Distillery
Suntory Hakushu 12 year old 43%

Age: 10-12 yrs
ABV: 43
Bottle size: 70
Primary Cask: American oak
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Batch L3158A
Re-Tasted: Oct 2014
The nose opens with an intensity of oily barley with hints of fern, apricot, lemon, honey, aniseed and tobacco smoke. Some beautifully sawdusty oak comes through and makes it feel older than 12 years. The nose definitely seems to have put on weight since the last time I tasted it.

Full and oily on the palate with chunky barley and hints of fern, sweet vanilla and white liquorice. Those herbal notes really build on the middle and the grainy oak begins to encroach. Stunning length. Quite mouth-watering but the honey balances the alcohol beautifully. Although the finish is a touch on the dry side the sugars stop it from being puckeringly dry. Lovely, lightly coffee’d after-taste. Damn that’s good!

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