Yoichi 10 Year Japanese Whiskey Review [In Depth]
Yoichi 10 Year Japanese Whiskey
Yoichi 10 Year Details
Distillery: Yoichi (Nikka)
Type & Region: Japanese whisky, Japan
Composition: 100% barley
Aged: 10 years
Price: $150 (MSRP?)
From the back of the bottle:This is a single malt from Nikka’s first distillery established in 1934. The founder Masataka Taketsuru chose Yoichi in Hokkaido because of the similar environmental conditions to Scotland, where he learned whisky-making. Along with Yoichi’s original smokiness, this 10-year-old version offers round maturity generated over years integrated with distinctive peaty, well-balanced woody and delicate herbaceous notes.
Yoichi 10 Year Japanese Whiskey overview
Yoichi 10 Year Japanese Whiskey smell
suntory hakushu whiskey taste and aftertaste
I’ve unfortunately lost some Glencairn’s while in transit, and that made me very sad. So, I wised up and bought this Glencairn Travel Case that comes also comes with 2 glasses so I don’t need to worry so much about them breaking. I think it’s great, and I think you’ll love it too.Seriously, if you already have glasses, protect them.
Yoichi 10 Year Japanese Whiskey Rating
I have to make it clear though, there are a lot of great 10+ year old single malt Scotch that’s far less expensive but just as good, including Bruichladdich 10 Year Port Charlotte and Laphroaig 10 Year Cask Strength to name two. If you want better value, buy Scotch. If you want Japanese whiskey…well then you have far fewer alternatives and it’ll cost you. Regardless, if you dislike smokey whiskey, then I can guarantee that you will hate this. If you like peat, this will definitely be in your wheelhouse.
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Shattered glass really sucks, so if you’re on the move, this Glencairn-like stainless steel snifter glass should survive your travels. Full transparency, this is an Amazon affiliate link, so I may earn a commission if you buy this or something else from Amazon.