Single Malt Whisky, '5 Year Sake Cask Akashi'
Single Malt Whisky, '5 Year Sake Cask Akashi', Eigashima Shuzo [White Oak]
- Single Malt Japanese Whisky from Eigashima Shuzo (White Oak Distillery) in Hyogo Prefecture
- Distilled from 100% lightly peated barley in copper pot stills
- Aged 4 years in ex-bourbon barrels and finished for 1 year in ex-Kijoshu sake casks (American oak)
- Candied orange, almond butter, and sake lees on the nose; the palate expands with saltwater taffy and cocoa with a finish of fresh cypress and black tea tannin
- 50% ABV
Kijoshu is a rich style of sake made by replacing some of the water used during fermentation with finished sake; similar in robustness to a port or sherry, this sake imparts a unique character to Akashi’s elegant single malt.
Spirit Sub Type:
Single Malt / Malt / Pure Malt