Japanese single malt whisky from Yamazaki matured in a combination of Bordeaux and sherry casks. Distiller's Reserve was released in early 2014 and has been incredibly popular ever since for it's likeable character.
A release of just 5,000 bottles worldwide, this bottling of Sherry Cask Yamazaki. The previous release earned great kudos from whisky writer Jim Murray, awarding it World Whisky of the Year in his 2015 Whisky Bible.
An extraordinary release from the famed Japanese distillery Yamazaki, said to be made up of Whisky aged from 18-50 years! The Mizunara 18 Year Old displays the craftsmanship and mastery of master blender...
Awarded the Winner for Best Japanese Single Malt in the 2015 World Whiskies Awards, the 18-year-old from Yamazaki is one of the greatest from Suntory. Plenty of citrus, sherry, and packed with an abundance of fruits.
Bottled for Full Proof Europe, this rare and collectable Hanyu was distilled in 1988 and released in 2009 at 55% ABV. The cask, named Big Butt, yielded just 200 bottles...
A well-aged Japanese single malt from the not so well-known distillery, Shinshu. The whisky was distilled in 1986 and aged for three decades before it was bottled under the Mars label.
A single cask Japanese whisky from the acclaimed Karuizawa distillery, distilled in 1984 and left to mature for 30 years in a single sherry cask (#5347). It was released exclusively for The Whisky Show 2014.
A release of only 50 bottles, this single cask Karuizawa was introduced at The Whisky Show 2015 with all proceeds going to the Nepal Appeal. It was distilled in 1983 and left to mature in sherry cask #3557 for over three decades, before it was bottled at natural cask strength. This bottle is Number 34.
A 1980 vintage Japanese whisky from the Karuizawa distillery which is now closed. Released in 2015, this is now a very rare and collectable whisky.
Single cask Karuizawa distilled in 1980 and bottled in August 2011 at 56.4% ABV. This ultra rare Japanese whisky was initially released as a Taiwan exclusive bottling.
This is a well-aged whisky from a legendary closed Japanese distillery. It was distilled in 1977, aged for 31 years, before being bottled in 2009 for The Nectar Molenstraat, Belgium. Only 200 bottles were released.
A very, very well-aged blended Japanese whisky from the Nikka distillery, featuring some 1940s and 1950s stocks from Yoichi and Miyagikyo! This striking 40 year old comes housed in a wooden presentation case alongside a brochure and a Nikka-branded whisky tumbler.
Nikka have used their two Coffey stills from their Miyagikyo distillery to produce this splended malt. Commonly most distilleries use their coffey stills to produce grain whisky, so this is different from the Japanese distillery...
Ever tried a non-age statement Japanese whisky? This Miyagikyo bottling by Nikka is a great place to start. Now available in a larger bottling as oppose to the 50cl version.
A single cask Japanese whisky drawn from bourbon barrel #1664 which was bottled for Number One Drinks Companys 10th anniversary. This was distilled in 2013 and bottled at 53.9% ABV. One Per Customer Only
A peated, high-strength Japanese single malt from Mars Nature of Shinshu series. A portion of the whisky used was matured in Japanese wine casks.
From one of two Distiller's Reserve releases by Suntory comes this non-age-statement Hakushu bottling. Both light and heavily-peated malt was used to create this delicious Japanese single malt whisky.
Matured in American oak Puncheon casks comes this 12-year-old single malt whisky from Hakushu. Fragrant forest leaves and citrus on the nose followed by a creamy, fruity and well rounded palate. It's long finish features a touch of smokiness.
You wait ages for any new releases from one of your favourite distilleries and then three suddenly appear! Released as part of a trilogy along with a Bourbon and a Sherry cask finished malt. This Yoichi has been finished for over a year in a rum casks to impart a sweet and spicy edge to the traditional lightly-peated house style.
A bourbon-cask-finished single malt from Nikka, brought to us by the Miyagikyo distillery situated on the main Honshu island of Japan. First released in 2018, this one's sure to fly out very quickly along with the other two finished malts in the trilogy of new releases from Nikka.
Mars Komagatake's Nature of Shinshu explores the botanicals that can be found near to the distillery. Shinanotanpopo, in case you were wondering, means 'dandelion flower' in Japanese. This uses a vatting of whiskies from ex-bourbon casks, sherry casks and white oak wood.