Sakurao Single Malt Japanese Whisky Cask Strength First Release 2021


Region: Japan

Distillery: Sakurao Distillery, Hiroshima

Age: NAS

ABV: 54%

Size: 700 ml

Sakurao Distillery was founded in Sakurao, directly facing the famous Miyajima World Heritage Site in the heart of Hatsukaichi City in Hiroshima. They produce their whiskies under the SAKURAO and TOGOUCHI brands. This is the first release of  Sakurao bottled at cask strength ABV of 54%.

Color: Dark Amber Nose: Grassy, earthy with some citrus fruits, ripe grapes, orange and some cereal and fresh oak/pencil shavings Palate: Sweet vanilla with some saltiness combined with smoky undertones, subtle spiciness and moderate bitterness Finish: Oak spices with some sweetness and a hint of bitterness