Tenjaku Japanese Whisky was released to the US in January 2020. It is comprised of whisky distilled and aged entirely in Japan. The grains used in its production were corn and barley and the whisky was aged from 3-5 years in used bourbon barrels. The Japanese characters displayed on the bottle are “hibari” or skylark.
Nose: A faint suggestion of smoke with pear blossom and plump sultana.
Taste: Tinned pears on the palate, with banana bread and thick custard.
Finish: Creamy oak spice and a floral elderflower finish.
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 40.0%