Nikka Super Rare Old


Nikka // Japan

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 78 )

This blended whisky is one of Nikka's most popular selling expressions since it initially launched in 1962. Nikka Super Rare Old contains a high proportion of malt whisky distilled at Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries. It's bottled at 43% ABV.

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  • Blended
    Comprised of both single malt(s) and single grain(s) often from many different distilleries; if Scotch or Irish must be aged for at least three years in oak barrels; Irish may include single pot still whiskey in the blend.
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Tasting Notes

"Notes of honey-dipped banana, tobacco, and some cedar lead the nose. The palate is rather light, with the honey continuing through, as some delicate citrus, pear, and banana make a brief appearance. Spice leads to the finish, which is medium-short. An easy-drinking blend, but not much else."

Score 79

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