It wasn’t long ago that whisky connoisseurs would advise leaving whisky production to the Scots. However, spirits such as hakushu 12 year have created a cult following among the Japanese. Distilled in the guise of a Scotland-based distillery, this handcrafted drink leaves little to be desired. As soon as you uncork a bottle of this masterpiece, you’ve unleashed an amalgam of toasted barley, almonds and even a bit of char.
That said, the crisp taste hits your lips with a grassy, herby, smoky blend that’s nothing short of phenomenal. The ageing process makes these flavours even more pronounced. If you’ve never tried Japanese whisky, you should probably start here. Purists, rejoice! the hakushu 12 Single Malt Whisky is most prominent in flavour if it’s taken on the rocks or neat. This allows all the notes and flavours to reach their height right in your grill.
Add a splash of water if it’s too much. You won’t separate yourself from flavour country. If throwing an ice cube into a rocks glass isn’t your ideal whisky drink, don’t fret. There are more than enough mixers and cocktails to get you ready for the party. Hakashu blends wonderfully with cola, providing a sweetness that’s not too sweet, yet not too bold. For anyone else that’s a bit sheepish, you can doll it up with some lemon juice. Known as the whisky sour, you won’t find a sour note as you sip away. Buy Hakashu 12 Year Whisky online at a great price on White Hennessy and have it delivered directly to your door or pick it up in store.
Suntory Hakushu 12
Straight from the untouched forests, soft and crisp waters and mountains of the Southern Japanese Alps, it is no wonder that Hakushu is a “green and fresh” whisky. Created by the dream for a new type of whisky of Keizo Saji, the second master blender, the unique taste made in distinct. Four seasons in high altitude is praised by the most curious whisky connoisseurs and lovers of gastronomy. Its crisp and vibrant feel, unique in a single malt whisky, enlivens and liberates your senses
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Tasting Notes by Dave Broom
Light and grassy and slightly stony to start. In time there’s sweet persimmon and nut.
Pure and very clean. Sweet lime, green fruits then a hint of smoke and a buttery meadow sweet/chamomile note. Light to the point of fragility.
Honey, lemon and a little ginger.