Fukano // Japan
Fukano 6000 was announced in November 2018 alongside three other limited edition expressions: Fukano Vault Reserve 1, Vault Reserve 2 and Fukano Jikan. All four limited edition expressions are a combination of whiskies between the ages of 3 and 11 years old. Some of the whisky was first matured in casks and then moved over to be kept in different tanks for up to 16 years to rest. After tasting each tank individually, the brand created four different combinations from the tanks. The label art was created by LA-based artist WhiskyAnorach. 1,200 bottles were produced globally and it is bottled at 40.4% ABV.
Other WhiskeyA spirit distilled from a mash of grain(s) at less than 95% ABV, bottled at no less than 40% ABV. The product must have characteristics, taste, and aroma generally attributed to whiskey
"Fukano 6000 is a light, straightforward whisky. The flavor profile is toasty with notes of sweet cereal grain, with a little bit of vanilla, jasmine, and apple. The barrel influence seems moderate, and a bit of tartness comes out on the finish. "