Nikka Coffey Grain

Nikka Coffey Grain

An essential component of Nikka Whisky’s blends, the Coffey Grain is a single grain whisky, distilled mainly from corn in a Coffey still located at the Miyagikyo distillery.
Exotic, fruity and unique, it offers a new perspective on grain whisky.

Technical information:
Alc. — 45%
Vol. — 70cl
Category — Single Grain Whisky
Distilleries — Miyagikyo

COLOUR

nice golden hue

NOSE

fresh and enticing, it reveals ripe pear, cherry and exotic fruit aromas. Citrus notes of blood orange and lemon appear, slowly giving way to more subtle floral scents. With air, aromas of pastry, coconut and bourbon vanilla emerge, with underlying notes of mint and a hint of musk.

PALATE

juicy and pleasant, the promises of the nose are kept. Intense ripe fruit with rum accents (banana) and caramel. The complexity develops with hints of liquorice and star anise. The mid-palate shows more fruit, dominated by pear nectar and quickly moving on to creamier notes with an omnipresent freshness.

FINISH

just as pleasant as on the palate with pear and vanilla bourbon, ending on a very nice light bitter touch.

Recommended Serves

Straight, on the rocks, or cocktails.

Food Pairings

Chocolate or fruit desserts

World Whiskies Awards

Best Japanese Grain Whisky (2013)

International Spirits Challenge

Gold Medal (2016, 2015, 2013)
Silver Medal (2014)

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