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Akashi 'White Oak' Single Malt Whisky

Akashi 'White Oak' Single Malt Whisky

Single malt Japanese whisky from the Akashi range, produced by White Oak in Hyogo, just west of Kobe. This non-age-statement release ought to prove rather interesting for whisky adventurers looking to try something new.

Nose: Weak fruit, malt, spice, vanilla, dried apricots and a candy sweetness. It comes across young and flat, but at least there’s no off notes.

Palate: Spice, malt, watery toffee, fruit and a touch of an herbal character. I don’t know if this is just young or uses a lot of barrels that are way past their prime, but it comes through light, flat and uninteresting.

Finish: Short fade of spice, malt and sawdust.