Excerpt: The finish is chewy, sweeter than it would let on, and with a slightly vegetal undertone, reminiscent of Japanese pickles, and lots of black tea flavors. Really interesting stuff — a youthful counterpart to some of Japan’s more mainstream products.
Excerpt: Interesting. Pretty thin, without a ton of really exceptional character. It's not offensive or particularly bad, but there's little shining here to help it stand out in a universe of bland whiskeys.
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A blind review - let's see how this new Japanese whiskey on the market does. Mizunara (also spelled Misunara) is a rare Japanese wood that's incredibly hard to work with, and also expensive, so it's become quite the novelty in recent years.