HAKUSHU Reviews

All Hakushu Reviews

Average rating: 7.5/10 (521 votes)

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Hakushu 12 Year Old
guest,
The tasting notes on the box say it all. Near perfection.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Brandon,
Smokey, smooth, salty oak. Not as big of a fan of this one as other Japanese drams, but still nice and well rounded.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Jose,
This is a fine bottle, wish it was available in stores and more available but highly recommended for sure.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Jeremy,
Beautifully smokey but smooth velvety dram. Soft fruits with some subtle vanilla and honey sweetness. The balance between smoke, peat and sweet oak is delicious.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Jeremy,
Beautifully smokey but smooth velvety dram. Soft fruits with some subtle vanilla and honey sweetness. The balance between smoke, peat and sweet oak is delicious.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Brendan,
The perfect balance between malty goodness and smoke. The smoke complements the sweetness nicely and is perfectly integrated.
Hakushu 18 Year Old
Austin,
The 18 is the best Hakushu and the best Japanese whisky. I fell in love at a tasting at the Yamazaki distillery in Japan, and now I look for it everywhere.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Luis,
Smooth, me dio como un sake after taste. Creo q es bien parecido al de 18 aƱos
Hakushu 18 Year Old
Luis,
Smooth, me dio como un sake after taste.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Ivan,
I liked this way more than yamazaki 12. It has some herbal notes, with light peat. Incredibly smooth.
The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky Distiller's Reserve
guest,
Long finish Citrus and fresh fruit Notes
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Gary,
This is a very refreshing whisky best enjoyed chilled on a hot summer day. Pear, apple, and vanilla make this a different but excellent Japanese dram.
Hakushu Kioke Shikomi Pure Malt 1981
Benjamin,
Taste like a leathery old purse
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Jason,
Pear and peat. Delicious.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Lawrence,
Toasted barley. Fruit. Slight smoke. Short finish. Orange peel
Hakushu 18 Year Old
Steven,
One of the finest whiskies in the world.
Hakushu Heavily Peated 2013
Robert,
Great taste
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Derek,
My favorite whisky ever. Glad I bought a couple a few years back when they weren't astronomically priced. Very balanced taste; would be my everyday if cheaper.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Charles,
Really loved this when I first got it, lots of subtle smoke, and was gentle whilst being complex. However, changed over time in the bottle, lost the lovely highlights. Would like another bottle, but like all Japanese whiskey nowadays very expensive, so probably won't.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Brenton,
One of the better whiskeys I have had. Finishes very well.
Hakushu Kioke Shikomi Pure Malt 1981
Bries,
Floral & fruit to start, caramel & spice to finish, with peaty smoke and grain cereals in-between. Lovely & subtle layering of flavors that develop over time.
Hakushu 18 Year Old
Bries,
Fairly smooth at first with a spicy & woody finish. Fruity undertones. A hint of almond at the end, maybe a wiff of butter.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Alex,
First Smokey whisky I liked. Not overpowering. Just right
Hakushu 1991 Furudaru Shiage
Bries,
Cadmium orange, dark amber, tigers eye colors. Nutty, fruit compote flavors - apricot, sherry, burnt orange, with a smokey finish punctuated by a hint of spice & cresols.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Michael,
Favorite on my shelf, poured for special occasions.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Cody,
Fav of all time
Hakushu 18 Year Old
Douglas,
Definitely tangy and oaky with a bit of smoke. Spiciness is like a mild wasabi. Not as smooth as I would expect for an 18 year, but still a quality dram.
The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky Distiller's Reserve
guest,
Smokey and a slight hint of spicy.
The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky Distiller's Reserve
carlos,
This was my first encounter with Japanese whiskey and my second encounter with whiskeys over all. Im a beer drinker that fell in love with a single malt.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
carlos,
It's got a very distinct fruit after taste. Very pleasant.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Michael,
Consumed neat. A nice touch of smoke to a pleasant whisky.
Hakushu Heavily Peated 2013
Dora,
Love it
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Dave,
One of my favorite whiskys ever. I try to savor this since it's discontinued.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Dustin,
Not my favorite, but the citrus and stout feeling from this one is aquired,after a few sittings, I really appreciate this one.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Antti,
It is an outstanding, intense, Single Malt Whisky from Japane, It has an intense birth with notes of freshly cut grass, sliced peaches, hazelnut, honey & a hint of smoke; while life adds notes of Summer fruits, smoke with lemon zest & oaky malt, vanilla; that leads to a long, sweet & warming death with notes of cinnamon.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Jordan,
Good flavor up front. Slightly smoky. Backend is a little like paint thinner
Hakushu 18 Year Old
ralph,
the blend of this is amazing. i was so happy to get my hands on this for such a cheap price. if you come across this spend the money and get a bottle you wont be disappointed!
Hakushu 18 Year Old
Eugene,
Fruity, smooth
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Myke,
Peated with nice smoky notes, but not so much to give it that full Islay taste.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Kurt,
I thought it was very smooth, quite complex, lacking some spice. Great slightly smokey flavor with a bit of honey. Pairs great with lighter food.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
guest,
Definitely taste pear, refreshing and exotic. Very good Japanese whisky!
The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky Distiller's Reserve
Bruno,
Amazing whisky with fresh new flavors than bring a brand new dimension to whisky. Recommend avidly for someone looking for new experience with whisky!
Hakushu 18 Year Old
Jeremy,
Absolutely magnificent!
The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky Distiller's Reserve
Andrew,
Very strong citrus flavor, low in peat taste. Tastes like scotch and a sweet whiskey were blended together. Not bad for what it is, but not great if you want a scotch.
The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky Distiller's Reserve
Ricardo,
Outstanding ,One of the smoothest whiskeys I have ever tasted a must try
The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky Distiller's Reserve
Danny,
Got a lot of citrus. Not bad but not really my taste.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Leo,
Really smooth
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Nicholas,
Lovely caramelized malt flavor - relatively soft for a peated whiskey.
Hakushu 12 Year Old
Kim,
Let it breathe for a while and this is one will really shine! Perfectly balanced amount of smoke paired with a generous taste of lemon zest and pear. It tastes fresh and sweet, with a loooooooooooong nice finish at the end. Pretty smooth, yet complex. Definately in my top 10!