Ichiro's Malt Card Queen of Clubs Whisky Review

Ichiro's Malt Card Queen of Clubs Whisky Review

Another Hanyu from the famous Ichiro's Malt Card series, this one is interesting because it was finished in new american oak.

Notes

Eye: Burnt amber

Nose: Plenty of fruits on the nose and a lot of earth. Almost as if it had been buried underground. Slightly peppery to the nose. Coconut is there too.

Palate: Stone fruit, nuts and chocolate. Quite hot at first but relaxes after a second or two. Hints of peat coming through.

Finish: Long and drying in a good way. Peaty malty coconut with a sweet edge.

Details

Distillery: Hanyu
Age: 20yr's Old
Region: Japan
Distillation Date: 1988
Bottling Date: 2008
ABV: 56%
Limited: 152 of 330

Top stuff. Quite different from other Hanyu whisky I have had but that may be the new oak effect.

Sláinte!