Eigashima Shuzo

Blended Whisky 'Akashi'

Blended Whisky, 'Akashi', Eigashima Shuzo [White Oak]
  • A lightly peated malt and grain blended whisky, crafted to be an approachable sipping whisky with a classic Japanese flavor profile
  • A blend of malt and grain whiskies distilled from wheat, barley, and rye
  • Aged in ex-bourbon, barley shochu, and sherry casks, as well as new oak barrels
  • The nose is slightly fruity with hints of lemon, cherry, toffee, oats, and sea air. Flavors of vanilla and pine nuts delight on the palate, leading to a long, wheaty finish with a touch of peat
  • 40% ABV

Akashi’s Blended Whiskey makes for an excellent introduction to the Japanese whisky category, an inviting segue way to or from Scotch, or simply an everyday drinking dram.

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
NV
Country:
Japan
Region:
Hyogo
Appellation:
Hyogo Prefecture
Spirit Type:
Japanese Whisky
Spirit Sub Type:
Blended / Blended Malt

Sizes Available

Full Bottle JP-XES-01-NV 12/750ml

Tasting Notes

Designed to be an approachable, sipping whisky, Akashi Blended Whisky has a malty, citrusy characteristic complemented by hints of salinity due to its coastal location. This whisky is a blend of malt and grain whiskies distilled from wheat, barley, and rye, and is aged in ex-bourbon, barley shochu, and sherry casks, as well as new oak barrels. The nose is slightly fruity with hints of lemon, cherry, toffee, oats, and sea air. Flavors of vanilla and pine nuts delight on the palate, leading to a long, wheaty finish with a touch of peat. Akashi’s Blended Whiskey makes for an excellent introduction to the Japanese whisky category, an inviting segue way to or from Scotch, or simply an everyday drinking dram. 40% ABV.

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