Nikka unveils apple brandy cask-finished single malts

Japanese whisky Nikka has released two limited edition single malts finished in apple brandy casks to commemorate the marriage of its founders 100 years ago. Nikka has released Yoichi Apple Brandy Finish and Miyagikyo Apple Brandy Finish, which have both spent six months in apple brandy casks. The brandy casks provide the whiskies with “rich and deep fruity characteristics”. On the nose, Miyagikyo has notes of apple, vanilla, honey, sage and verbena, while the palate…

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