Whisky Advocate Releases Their 23rd Annual Japanese Whisky of the Year

yoichi-single-maltThe demand for Japanese whisky in the past few years has grown tremendously, and while it has helped move product, bottles are scarce. Because of this, new distilleries and new products are coming out to satisfy the new demand. Meet Nikka's Yoichi Single Malt NAS, a new expression that reflects the peaty, marine region of Hokkaido, named Whisky Advocate's 23rd Annual Japanese Whisky of the Year.Nose: Strawberry, White Chocolate, Vanilla Bean.Palate: Dry, Licorice Root, Root Beer.Finish: Minty, Abrupt, Elongated. Source: Whisky Advocate