Nagahama Single Malt The First Batch

Single Malt - 50 ° - 50 cl

Located in the heart of the Roman Beer brewery set on the shores of Lake Biwa and inaugurated in 2016, Nagahama the smallest craft distillery in Japan unveils its very first single malt after six years of production.

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Located in the heart of the Roman Beer brewery set on the shores of Lake Biwa and inaugurated in 2016, Nagahama the smallest craft distillery in Japan unveils its very first single malt after six years of production.

Nagahama Single Malt The First Batch is a whisky with an elegant and malty profile that hints at the typical characteristics that will be expressed through future editions of the distillery.

Its very expressive nose is marked by numerous fruity notes of apple, persimmon and ripe fruit, accompanied by vanilla and gourmet notes such as coconut and caramel. During the tasting a great sweetness takes hold of the palate with aromas of cookies mixed with fruity aromas of dried apricot and grape. In the finish, a slight bitterness highlights the tannins of the wood, sublimating the retro olfaction.

For this first edition, Yusuke Yahisa the Master Blender has carefully selected for his blend four different types of non-distilled whiskies distilled between 2017 and 2019: a whisky aged in ex-bourbon casks serving as the main frame, elegantly blended with a whisky aged in Sherry cask, another in Islay Quarter cask and a whisky aged in Mizunara oak cask.

Product limited to 1 bottles per order.

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Details Nagahama Single Malt The First Batch

Type

Single Malt

Producer

Roman Beer

Distillery

Nagahama

Region

Honshu - Shiga

Strength

50 °

Filtration

Unchill filtered

Volume

50 cl

Vintage

2017 - 2018 - 2019

Bottling Date

2022

Type of cask

Bourbon - Islay Quarter - Sherry - Mizunara

Bottling

Small Batch - Limited Edition

Number of bottles

12000

Coloring

Uncolored

Peat

No peated

Ingredient

Malted barley

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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Japanese whisky

Japanese whisky

Made of whiskies exclusively distilled, aged and bottled in Japan.

Confectionery

Confectionery

Baking, honey, toffee, custard, dried fruits, ...

Woody

Woody

Notes of undergrowth, humus, bark, oak, resinous, ...

Dried fruits

Dried fruits

Notes of Sherry, dried fig, prune, candied fruits, ...