Nikka from the Barrel

Nikka from the Barrel 2

When the Community review for Nikka from the Barrel came up, I was sure I could buy it. And that was quickly dashed when I found out that it’s not sold in North America.

Also, the name just seems silly to me. Nikka from the Barrel as opposed to… Nikka from the air? Nikka from the sewer drain pipe? Nikka from a glass slipper, poured down a stripper named Candy’s leg?

Luckily, /u/sudebaker103[1] came to the rescue (not with the Stripper, with the sample). Not to mention made it fancy[2] . After a quick, sweet swap that will eventually lead me to amping up the Japanese malts I’ll be testing, I’m good to go.

Nikka from the BarrelPrice: N/A in Ontario

Region: Japan

Barrel: 02B26A

Abv: 51.4%

Colour: Caramel

Nose: Floral, caramel, cinnamon, tannic, raspberry, vanilla custard, metallic, taro

Like I find in most Japanese malts I’ve had, this one…

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