Search Results for: yamazaki

Yamazaki Limited Edition 2016, 43%

Mind that this is not the one that got the rave review from Jim Murray and went up in price from some € 80 to € 1500 in a few months. I have been able to try the previous two releases in … Continue reading

Posted in - Japanese Whisky, Yamazaki | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Yamazaki 1984-2009, 48%

A while ago I traded a sample with whisky buddy BP. He’s a fanatic of Japanese whisky and kindly offered a dram of Yamazaki 1984. Knowing how good Yamazaki can be, and the rarity of the stuff at the moment, … Continue reading

Posted in - Japanese Whisky, Yamazaki | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Yamazaki Limited Edition 2014, 43%

A while ago I reviewed the 2015 edition of Yamazaki’s Limited Edition. As with anything related to Japanese whisky, it was a rather popular post in last year’s statistics. I might even have had the first review of that online. … Continue reading

Posted in - Japanese Whisky, Yamazaki | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Yamazaki Limited Edition 2015, 43%

As part of a deal for a bottle I recently sold I could come over the guy who bought it and pick some samples. He’s very focused on Japanese whisky and therefore has some contacts in the land of the … Continue reading

Posted in - Japanese Whisky, Yamazaki | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in - Japanese Whisky, Yamazaki | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013, 48%

So here it goes. Before I go into full year-review-mode I wanted to get this under my belt so I can add it to my lists, if it turns out Jim Murray is on to something. He called this his … Continue reading

Posted in - Japanese Whisky, Yamazaki | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Yamazaki 1989 – SMWS (119.10)

Yamazaki, also a distillery that puts out many great bottlings, if you can get them. Since last year they have started to understand that too in Japan, and the standard 18 year old (which is an absolute stunner) has gone … Continue reading

Posted in - News and Announcements | 1 Comment

Yamazaki 12

Na de 18 jaar oude geproefd te hebben vond ik het ook tijd om de 12 jaar oude te proeven. Ik heb er een fles en een sample van, beide gekregen. Het leek me verstandig om met het sample te … Continue reading

Posted in - News and Announcements | 2 Comments

Yamazaki 18

De enige reden dat ik hier een sample van heb, is omdat het vrouwtje achter de stand in Leiden nogal lomp inschonk, en me zeker drie samples in het glas leverde. Misschien had ze zelf ook al een beetje teveel … Continue reading

Posted in - News and Announcements | 3 Comments

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

Posted in - Japanese Whisky, Chichibu | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment