The Riku Land Discovery Whisky is a blended whisky from the house of Kirin. A fruity aroma of yellow peaches, oranges and apples and a long, intense and complex finish characterize this whiskey. The Kirin Riku Land Discovery is bottled at 50% vol, and completely without cold filtration. Thus, no flavors are filtered out and the whiskey shows all its complexity.
Kirin produces its Riku Land Discovery whisky at Fuji Gotemba Distillery in the city of Gotemba, Shizuoka Prefecture. It is a blend (NAS version without age statement) made from unblended whiskies from Kirin Fuji Gotemba Distillery and unblended whiskies from UK (grain whisky). The storage takes place in 180-liter barrels of North American white oak. An intense oak aroma pairs with fruity nuances of peach, orange and apple. The finish is long with a pleasant sharpness.
Aroma: Fruity of yellow peach, apple, orange and a touch of vanilla.
Taste: Spicy with slight sweetness from the barrel, citrus and apple.
Finish: Long and intense with pleasant spiciness.
Net quantity: 500 ml
Alk.: 50% vol
Dispensed only to persons of full age
Importer: Ginza Berlin GmbH, Pfalzburger Straße 20, 10719 Berlin
Kirin Co. LTD. is a Japanese beverage company that gained notoriety in Germany and Europe primarily for its beers. The company is Japan's second largest beverage producer by market share. Kirin was founded in 1885 under the name "Japan Brewery" and has been operating under the name Kirin Brewery since 1888. Kirin. The company's emblem, is a Japanese-Chinese mythical creature, half horse, half dragon, and is considered a symbol of good luck in Asia. Kirin Holdings is part of the Mitsubishi Group.
In the Japanese beer market, Kirin was the leader for a long time, but was surpassed by Asahi in 2001. However, the company still sells the country's two most popular beers, Kirin Lager, the oldest Japanese beer brand, and Ichiban Shibori. Since the early 1970s, Kirin began to invest in areas other than brewing beer. Business units for the production of scotch whisky and non-alcoholic beverages were added, and in 1988 the group also launched its first chu-hi (ready-to-drink long drink with shochu in a can).