Akkeshi Boshu is the third release in Akkeshi’s 24 Solar Terms series, paying homage to Japan’s traditional 24 seasons. Akkeshi Boshu, released in May 2021, is a peated Japanese whisky. It has a rich and complex taste, with notes of milk chocolate, dried fruit and citrus. While the whisky has no age statement, it is most likely 3 years old. It matured in a combination of ex-bourbon, wine, Mizunara oak and sherry casks. Boshu is the ninth solar term, or ‘sekki’. It starts around 5 June and marks the time to sow the grain. The early summer time is also when fireflies start to appear in Japan, as depicted on the label.