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WhistlePig Boss Hog Finished In Ex-Japanese Fruit Liqueur Barrels Whiskey Review

Whiskey: WhistlePig Boss Hog Finished In Ex-Japanese Fruit Liqueur Barrels

The new WhistlePig The Boss Hog: The Samurai Scientist, according to those behind it, is a 16 year old, single barrel rye whiskey that was finished in barrels seasoned with umeshu, a type of Japanese liqueur made by steeping ume fruits (a type of Japanese apricot that’s also referred to as a plum) in alcohol.

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Size: 750ML

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Origin: United States

Distillery: WhistlePig distillery

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Detailed Description

This whiskey is described as being a collaboration between the distillery and “Japanese brewers from Kitaya, an award-winning sake, shochu and umeshu producer located near Yame City in Fukuoka Prefecture on Japan's Kyushu Island. The umeshu used is Saikoo, a uniquely traditional, aged umeshu made by Kitaya. The whiskey was distilled in Canada using koji fermentation and aged for sixteen years before being finished in umeshu seasoned barrels and bottled by hand on the WhistlePig Farm in Shoreham, VT.”

WhistlePig Boss Hog Finished In Ex-Japanese Fruit Liqueur Barrels Whiskey Tasting Notes

Nose: On the nose, The Samurai Scientist is intensely aromatic, with cinnamon, maple syrup and toasted marshmallow.

Palate: Upon tasting, you’ll find bold notes of tobacco, ginger, baking spices and savory umami. After some time in the glass, and with a few drops of water, the whiskey reveals rich and complex notes of rye spice, oak char and vanilla.

Finish: The finish on The Samurai Scientist is incredibly long, with oak spice, char and just a touch of smoke.

Distillery Information

Located in a 150-year-old renovated dairy barn, WhistlePig’s distillery is the culmination of five diligent years. Opened in 2015, they distill 7 days a week in our unique copper pot still designed by world-renowned Master Distiller Dave Pickerell.

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