12 years old. 43.5 % proof.
The Hakushu distillery is set in pine forests at the foot of the Southern Japan Alps, close to fast flowing mountain streams. A lovely golden colour with a delicate touch of peat smoke, this is a fine introduction to the delights of Japanese whiskies.
As featured in “101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die” by Ian Buxton (see the Books section).