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Nikka Coffey Grain

Nozinan Mini and Sample Series - 16

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@NozinanReview by @Nozinan

4th Apr 2016


  • Nose
  • Taste
  • Finish
  • Balance
  • Overall

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It's April and we're having the third worst snow storm of the winter. Time for a review.

This sample is courtesy @Paddockjudge, who opened the bottle with me on Dec. 19 2015, and the sample was poured at the same time. It is tasted and reviewed in my usual manner.

Nose: Fruity, light syrup, cinnamon, green apple, creaminess. 22/25

Taste: Fruit, sweet and sour, light, tasty but not very complex 21/25

Water doesn’t change this whisky but amplifies what is there.

Sweet finish 21/25

Balance: The nose and the palate complement each other well. 22/25

Total Score: 86/100

Like many Japanese whiskies, There are no flaws in this. It’s a very tasty, clean, no impurities. But it is not as complex as some other whiskies. There is no mystery or intrigue.

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altimanmalt commented

Thanx for the review mate , geard great things about Nikka whisky on the site .

7 years ago 0

newreverie commented

I picked up a bottle of this last year and found it to be in line with your review. Sweet, approachable, and easy to drink with all the edges rounded off. Nothing wrong with the whiskey, but nothing to demand your attention either.

7 years ago 0

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