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Karuizawa Noh, 1980-2013, 59.2%, cask #3565

Like yesterday’s Mars Shinshu whisky I got this in a trade of some samples I did with a fellow Usquebaugh Society member last Sunday when we were at the Zuidam distillery to select our next club bottling. More on that … Continue reading

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Karuizawa Noh, 1995-2008, 63%, Japanese Wine Cask

This was my very first Karuizawa. I don’t remember how I got to a point that I knew about the distillery and wanted their product, but I do know ordering this by phone from liquor shop ‘De Snor’ in Brunssum. … Continue reading

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Karuizawa 1984, #3663, 56.8% – Speciality Drinks Ltd.

As most people who friended me on Facebook will probably have realized I got ‘my’ bottle of Karuizawa 1984 in yesterday. I say ‘my’ in a reserved way, since I am the one who got it, but it actually is … Continue reading

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Karuizawa, Noh Whisky, 1977-2008, 62.8%

The Karuizawas that came out when they were only starting to get popular were bottlings that were of stunning quality, and fairly affordable compared to a lot of other bottlings by Scottish distilleries. Those times have come and gone and … Continue reading

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Karuizawa Noh, 32yo, 1976-2009, 63%, cask #6719

Ever since I tried my first Karuizawa I’ve been a fan of this distillery’s products. The first one wasn’t even one from a rich sherry cask like only they knew how to do. It was a Japanese wine cask. One … Continue reading

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Karuizawa 1964, 57.7% – Number One Drinks

Short review: Best whisky ever. Long review: When I saw the first reviews of the Karuizawa 1964 from Number One Drinks, Wealth Solutions and Master of Malt it did cross my mind that there was a chance I would get … Continue reading

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Karuizawa Spirit of Asama x2

When at Maltstock, Billy from the Whisky Exchange let us taste a dram from a new Karuizawa series called Spirit of Asama. I don’t know if I remember correctly, but I think this it a range of new vattings from … Continue reading

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Karuizawa 1984 First Fill Sherry Cask #4021

The 2nd Karuizawa from the newest batch of The Whisky Exchange releases. This one is a more traditional sherry cask, which is the style that put Karuizawa on the map. It sold out in hours so it’s long gone by … Continue reading

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Karuizawa 1982 First Fill Bourbon Cask #8497

Recently I received a package of samples containing some new releases from The Whisky Exchange. In there were some elements of Islay (to be reviewed) and some Japanese drams. Four Karuizawas to be exact. Since I tasted my first Karuizawa … Continue reading

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Karuizawa 1992-2007 – Whisky Magazine

Another very limited bottle that was long gone before I knew it existed. This time, it was bottled for Whisky Magazine and released at Whisky Live London in 2008. It is a 15 year old Karuizawa, matured in an American … Continue reading

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