WhistlePig The Boss Hog Edition 六 – The Samurai Scientist Katakana Edition
Introducing The Boss Hog Edition VI 六: “The Samurai Scientist – Katakana Edition”, the first American Whiskey finished in Japanese Umeshu Barrels, inspired by Samurai Scientist – Jōkichi Takamine. The limited release The Boss Hog Edition 六 The Samurai Scientist was made into an even more rare Katakana Edition. This is a Collectors Item! (ONLY 1,000 Bottles Produced)
WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey finished in Japanese
If you happen to own one of these Katakana bottles you have the option to register your product. To prove you still have genuine WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey finished in Japanese Umeshu Barrels follow this link to register here. In return you will receive an official certificate of authenticity, signed by Master Blender Pete Lynch, and including an exclusive message from our Umeshu partner at Kitaya Brewery in Japan.
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Proof: 120.5 (60.25% ABV)
Origin: United States
Distillery: WhistlePig Distillery
WhistlePig The Boss Hog Edition 六 – The Samurai Scientist Katakana Edition; Single Barrel, Bottled at Proof, Powerfully Complex, Distinctly Unique From Anything We’ve Done Before. Stupendous.
On the rare occasion that Dave Pickerell’s five promises are realized, we release a whiskey that epitomizes WhistlePig’s odyssey to unlock the potential of Rye Whiskey.
Each bottle is adorned with The Samurai Scientist – Jōkichi Takamine – who pioneered koji fermentation in the American whisky industry over a century ago.
WhistlePig Boss Hog Edition VI 六: “The Samurai Scientist – Katakana Edition” Tasting Notes
Nose: Cinnamon, maple syrup, and toasted marshmallow
Palate: Bold, with tobacco, ginger, baking spices, and savory umami
Finish: Long, with oak spice, char, and just a touch of smoke
WhistlePig began when we purchased our farm in 2007. After a few years of deep consideration and personal reflection, we committed ourselves to craft the world’s finest and most interesting Rye Whiskeys.
PRODUCT TYPE: Rye Whiskey