Amahagan Edition n°5 Sherry Cask Finish

Blended Malt - 47% - 70 cl

Produced by Nagahama distillery, Amahagan Edition N°5 Sherry Wood Finish is the fifth whisky of the World Malts series made of blends of new malts distilled on the spot in Japan with whiskies of malts imported from abroad.

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Produced by Nagahama distillery, Amahagan Edition N°5 Sherry Wood Finish is the fifth whisky of the World Malts series made of blends of new malts distilled on the spot in Japan with whiskies of malts imported from abroad. This first series of whisky was named Amahagan in homage to the name of the Nagahama distillery read from right to left.

Based on Blended Malt No. 1, it presents a glimpse of the future character of the young distillery's whiskies by highlighting the blending work of the Master Blender. In order to emphasize the influence of the different types of casks during aging, it was aged in bourbon casks and then refined in Andalusian wine casks, the famous sherry casks. 

Amahagan Edition N°5 Sherry Wood Finish expresses a complex profile from the opening of the bottle with fruity notes of citrus, apple and ripe fruit, greedy notes of brown sugar. On the palate during tasting, gourmet aromas emerge with notes of strawberry jam, maple syrup and raisins. On the finish, it will leave behind spicy and vinous notes typical of sherry cask aged whiskies. 

Housed in the Roman Beer Brewery on the shores of Lake Biwa, Nagahama is Japan's smallest distillery and is among Japan's emerging distilleries. Inaugurated in 2016, it is equipped with the smallest stills in the archipelago whose atypical shape is reminiscent of Arab constructions from which they derive their nickname "aranbics".

Product limited to 2 bottles per order.

Détails

Details Amahagan Edition n°5 Sherry Cask Finish

Type

Blended Malt

Producer

Roman Beer

Distillery

Nagahama

Region

Honshu - Shiga

Strength

47%

Volume

70 cl

Type of Cask

Bourbon

Finishing Cask

Sherry

Bottling

Small Batch

Filtration

Unchill filtered

Coloring

Uncolored

Peat

No peated

Packaging

Cardboard case

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The distillery

The distillery Nagahama

Founded in 2016, Nagahama the smallest whisky distillery in Japan, is operated by Roman Beer company specialized in beer brewing since 1996.


It is located in central Japan on the shores of Lake Biwa in the town of Nagahama (Shiga Prefecture) and began distilling malt in November 2016 with two atypically shaped pot stills reminiscent of Arab architecture from which they derive the nickname aranbic.

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