From Suntory’s mountain forest distillery, nestled deep in Mt. Kaikomagatake, Suntory Single Malt Whisky Hakushu is the fresh and gently smoky single malt whisky with herbal notes that is the revelation of Japanese single malts. Color: Deep gold. Nose: Ripe pear, dried mint, oregano, hint of smoke. Palate: Jasmine, mango, quince, menthol. Finish: Long, pleasantly smoked, hint of bitterness.