Nikka Pure Malt “Hokkaido” 12-year-old. 43%abv

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Nose: Malt, oak, butter, pear, varnish, unscented soap, blueberries and cheese. Yep, cheese.
Palate: There’s a big malt component; blueberry cheesecake, cream, walnuts and toffee.
Finish: Medium length. Unscented soap and cheese. Malt, toffee and walnuts that cling to the palate, and some sweet spices.
Final Word: Interesting but good.
Rating: 86/100

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