2018 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

iichiko Special 5 Years Old Shochu (Japan), 30% abv, JPY2286.00, 720 ml

87
Very Good,
Strong Recommendation

Tasting Notes:

A refined nose of American bourbon, vanilla, and leather are apparent. The palate reveals delicate flavors of subtle baking spice, brioche, rice cake, and cinnamon. The texture is pleasingly soft and smooth, and makes way for a clean finish.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

Asian Sour: 4½ Stars, Drop Dead Delicious
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