Category Archives: Taiwanese whisky

Kavalan Ex-Bourbon Oak

Score: ★★★★ Type: Single malt whisky Origin: Taiwan ABV: 46% Reaction: 🙂 Kavalan’s Ex-Bourbon Oak is the Solist Ex-Bourbon expression (which is 58.2% alcohol), reduced down to 46% alcohol by volume with spring water. This whisky, as the name suggests, has matured in oak … Continue reading

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Kavalan Sherry Oak

Malt Mileage rating: ★★★★★ ABV: 46% Origin: Taiwan Price: $160 User rating for Kavalan Sherry Oak (VOTE HERE):  Kavalan Sherry Oak is the Kavalan Solist Sherry (57.8% alcohol volume) diluted to 46% alcohol volume with Kavalan spring water. Why, I hear you ask, should … Continue reading

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Kavalan Podium

Rating: ★★★★★ ABV: 46% Origin: Taiwan Price: $150 Kavalan has cemented itself as one of my favourite distilleries. When I was interviewed by Rhapsody magazine about Kavalan and the emergence of “new world” whisky, the distillery had mainly relied on the … Continue reading

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Kavalan King Car Whisky

  Score: 95/100  ABV: 46% Origin: Taiwan  Price: $140 King Car whisky is produced by the Kavalan distillery in Taiwan and it takes its name from the owners of Kavalan, the Taiwanese King Car Company. The King Car whisky is … Continue reading

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Kavalan Concertmaster

Spirit Name: Spirit Type: Kavalan Concertmaster Single malt Score: 83/100  ABV: 40% Region: Taiwan Body: Medium-full Intensity: Medium Texture: Medium Balance: Good Best served: Cask: Neat Port cask (finished) Theme(s): Glazed cherries, vanilla, lemon gelati, white chocolate, mint, wafer, alcohol … Continue reading

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Kavalan Single Malt

Spirit Name: Spirit Type: Kavalan Single Malt Single malt whisky Score: 81/100  ABV: 40%  Region: Taiwan  Body: Medium-light   Intensity: Medium-light   Texture: Medium   Balance: Good   Best served: Neat Theme(s): Cocoa, diluted chocolate powder, tinned pineapple and apricot, cantaloupe (rock melon), vapor of rubbing alcohol  Summary: … Continue reading

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Kavalan Solist Fino Sherry Cask

Spirit Name: Kavalan Solist Fino Sherry Cask Score: 97/100 ABV: 58.7% Region: Taiwan   Body: Medium Intensity: Medium-high Texture: Medium-oily Balance: Heavenly Best served:Cask no: NeatS060814037 (Drawn: 14/08/2013) Theme(s): The taste buds are electrified and awaken to an onslaught of sweet tropical fruit notes … Continue reading

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