Nikka Yoichi Single Malt Whisky Review [In Depth]
Yoichi Single Malt Details
Distillery: Yoichi (Nikka)
Type & Region: Japanese whisky, Japan
Composition: 100% barley
Aged: Not Stated
Color: 1.1/2.0 on the color scale (oloroso sherry)
Price: $40-60 in Japan, $80-100 in US
From the company website:
“Yoichi Single Malt is a range of single malt expressions from the Yoichi Distillery, Nikka’s first distillery built in 1934. The founder Masataka Taketsuru chose the town of Yoichi in Hokkaido because of the similar environmental conditions to Scotland, where he learned whisky-making.Yoichi malts are described as bold and strong with refined peaty notes and smokiness brought by the traditional direct coal-fired distillation. Sea breeze from the Ishikari Bay delivers a briny hint to the whisky during maturation.”
Yoichi Single Malt overview
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Yoichi Single Malt smell
Yoichi Single Malt taste and aftertaste
Yoichi Single Malt Rating
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