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Nikka Miyagikyo 1989-2007, 18yo, 60%, single cask #105419

It’s been a while since I did a new review and that’s because two of my wisdom teeth were pulled last week. Alcohol wasn’t a really good idea with the painkillers I got and somehow even without the pain medication … Continue reading

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Chichibu ‘The Peated’ 2012-2016, 54.5% – Ichiro’s Malt

It’s not often that I get to taste Japanese whisky that actually makes sense. That’s quite a bold statement, but my case is this: A lot of contemporary and available Japanese whisky are cheaply made and try to profit of … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 2: Yoichi, 43%

With the ridiculous popularity of Japanese whisky of the last couple of years, the distillers have had to remove the age stated whiskies from the market. No more Yoichi 10, 12, 15, 20, and the same goes for Miyagikyo, and … Continue reading

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Yamazaki 1993-2008, 15yo, 62%, Heavily Peated

This single cask from Yamazaki stood there, on The Whisky Exchange’s website in 2008, staring me in the eye. You know, back in the day where a hundred bucks could buy you good Japanese whisky, from all over the spectrum. … Continue reading

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Nikka whisky from the barrel

I’ve always wondered what they meant by the name of this whisky. In my opinion it implies that some Nikka is not from the barrel, but that would make it something else than whisky. Strange stuff. Nikka whisky from the … Continue reading

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Japanese whiskies

About a million years ago I went to a tasting of six Japanese whiskies at De Whiskykoning in Den Bosch. For some reason I completely forgot to blog about it, and that is not doing justice to some of the … Continue reading

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Nikka All Malt

The Nikka All Malt is not a whisky that ever grabbed my attention. I ordered a sample from Master of Malt because the whisky is noted in Ian Buxton’s ‘101 whiskies to try before you die’. The funny thing of … Continue reading

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