Nikka Miyagiko & Whiskey Japan Book

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Nikka's entry-level whisky from Miyagikyo distillery. Light in body, yet full of flavour, this is an excellent introduction to Japanese whisky. Elegantly fruity with sherry-cask character.

Tasting Notes

  • NOSE: Full and rich with floral notes, tropical fruit, beeswax and hints of wood smoke.
  • PALATE: Malt focused, with cinnamon and ginger spiciness, chocolate and tobacco.
  • FINISH: Long and soft. Tobacco fades to leave spiced, stewed fruit.

WHISKY JAPAN is the most comprehensive book on Japanese whisky ever available in English, renowned expert Dominic Roskrow reveals what makes Japanese whisky so special and sought-after by whisky connoisseurs everywhere. He introduces the companies that make Japanese whisky, and offers detailed portraits of these distilleries, explaining their complex production processes, traditions, and the new innovations that have allowed them to take on and surpass the competition. The reader is carried along on a journey to the very heart of Japanese whisky making, with extensive tasting notes for all the leading expressions, a special selection of rare Japanese treasures, profile interviews with key personalities, and over 500 beautiful photographs and illustrations.