Nikka Gold and Gold Samurai Limited Edition Metal Armour & Helmet Japanese Whisky

Nikka was founded in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru, a former Suntory employee who had studied at the University of Glasgow, and later trained as a blender at the now lost Hazelburn distillery in Campbeltown. Taketsuru opened the Yoichi distillery in the same year as establishing the company, followed by the Nishinomaya and Miyagikyo distilleries in 1959 and 1969, respectively. Since 1989 the company has also had a stake in the Scotch whisky industry after they purchased the struggling Ben Nevis distillery. Today they are one of the second largest whisky producer in Japan.

This limited release from Nikka comes with a removable decorative metal cast armour and shield samurai suit and a slow-pour attachment.

    Nose:    Fruity, floral, caramel, as well as sweet sugar syrup aromas.

    Taste:    Butter, biscuits, light spices, backed cake, and dried grapes.

    Finish:    Notes of berries, light spices, cinnamon, and nuts.