Nikka From The Barrel

Nikka From The Barrel

A blend of Miyagikyo and Yoichi single malts with a unique grain whisky, Nikka From the Barrel embodies the expertise of the Nikka Whisky blenders.
Intense and generous, powerful yet controlled, this ambitious high-proof blend is recognized for its originality. It dares. It captures the senses. It imposes its own style.

Technical information:
Alc. — 51,4%
Vol. — 50cl
Category — Blended Whisky
Distilleries — Miyagikyo & Yoichi


copper with gold hue.


refined and complex. Floral (lilac), fruity (apricot). Spice notes (clove) with some leather appearing.


powerful, firm. Spicy (pepper). Oak aromas evolving on ripe fruits (peach), caramelized apple and flowers (honeysuckle).


long. Coastal aromas. Ripe fruits (prune, peach) on a background of oak-infused vanilla notes.

Recommended Serves

Very versatile: straight, on the rocks, highball/mizuwari, or cocktails.

Food Pairings

Foie Gras, Sautéed Mushrooms, Chocolate Pie

World Whiskies Awards

Best Japanese Blended Whisky (2009)
Best No Age Japanese Blend (2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010)
Best Japanese Blend 12 and under (2008, 2007)

International Spirits Challenge

Trophy (2015)
Gold Medal (2014, 2013, 2012)


Nikka From the Barrel
+ 2 shot glasses

Nikka From the Barrel
+ flask