The Akkeshi "KANRO" Peated 2020 Japanese Single Malt Whisky


Region: Japan

Distillery: Hokkaido Akkeshi Distillery

Age: About 3 Years

ABV: 55% 

Size: 700 ml

The Akkeshi KANRO is the first release from this new distillery’s “24 Solar Terms” lineup. 24 solar terms are the names that represent the seasons by dividing the year into 24 equal parts, such as the beginning of spring and the summer solstice. KANRO is "17th" of the 24 solar terms. This is a peated malt whisky that was matured in a combination of bourbon, sherry, mizunara and wine casks. Nose: Profound scent of sweetness reminding us of a mix of dried fruits Palate: Strawberry, orange, apple, cereal aroma with lemon acidity and milky sweetness Finish: White pepper-like spicy, chocolate-like sweetness. 15,000 bottles were released.