Nikka 12 Year Old

Nikka 12 Year Old
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Winning bid: £60.00
Lot number: 090-5459

The Nikka whisky company was founded in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru, with the creation of his Yoichi distillery on the island of Hokkaido. Arguably the “grandfather” of Japanese whisky, Taketsuru learned his trade studying Organic Chemistry at The University of Glasgow in 1918, before apprenticing at Longmorn, and laterally Hazelburn distilleries. With humble beginnings, producing apple juice and cider to keep the cash flowing whilst the whisky came of age, Nikka has grown to become one of the best known names in Japanese whisky.

In addition to their Japanese operations, Nikka also owns Ben Nevis distillery, and ships malt whisky from the distillery back to Japan for use in it's Nikka Black expression.

Released as a premium blend featuring whiskies from Miyagikyo and Yoichi and backed beautifully by the Coffey grain, this 12 year old is perfect for sipping in a highball or even neat.

Age: 12 years old

43% ABV / 70cl

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Featured in: The 90th Auction (September 28 – October 7, 2018)
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