Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky NAS 45%

P1020898Nose: Soft. Caramel, lemon, grapefruit, mixed dried peel, hint of wildflowers.
Palate: Caramel, leather, sweet tobacco, vanilla, cinnamon, honey, brazil nuts, dried pears, red onion, herbaceous especially rosemary.
Finish: Good length. Herbaceous, dried pears, vanilla, red onion, leather and sweet tobacco.
Last Word: If you have tasted a few grain whiskies you will find this quite a surprise packet in regards to the depth and complexity of the palate. Very tasty and the spirit is of a high quality. Kicks Suntory’s latest Chita Grain NAS whisky straight to the curb.

Rating: 85/100

Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky no age statement. 43%abv


Nose: Pear, lemon, liquorice, oak, Juicy Fruit chewing gum, Straw, fresh strawberries and cream and fresh herbs.
Palate: Stewed pears, oak, liquorice, a bit dry and dusty with some pepper and nutmeg spice.
Finish: Medium length, straw, pears, liquorice. Drying.
Last Word: This is a solid, easy to drink grain whisky. The nose is the highlight.
Rating: 80/100