43.7% ABV, Sherry Cask
"The spirit is distilled and bottled at Ohishi Distillery located near the fast-flowing Kuma River in Japan. Unlike other whiskies which have their production techniques firmly rooted in the Scotch single malt tradition, Ohishi utilizes malted and unmalted rice in lieu of malted barley. Rice can’t be malted in the same way as barley, so “malted” in this context often refers to rice innoculated with kome-koji, a mold also used in sake production. Specifically, gohyakumanishi rice is married with mochi rice in the mash bill, with the former grown while using koi fish as a form of chemical-free weed eradication."
"Pouring a deep tawny in the glass, it’s a rich, intense whisky. The nose is sherried, full of raisined fruit and baking spice. On the palate, there’s dried cherries and apricots, then hints of chocolate and must on the finish." 92 Points, Excellent, Highly Recommended, 2017 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
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