Category Archives: Karuizawa

My favorite whiskies of 2014

I started doing my end-of-year lists yesterday with the music one. I love doing that since it makes me reconsider what I’m listening to for a large part of every┬áday, and everybody else does their lists first so I get … Continue reading

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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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Bottoms Up!

Tonight a couple of friends and I are going to try and get my open-bottle-count down somewhat. Since I’ve been trying to do this on my own last year I found that a) it doesn’t work that well, and b) … 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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My favourite whiskies of 2013

I see a lot of blog(ger)s out there have already started their end-of-year lists rating some of their most favourite whiskies of the annum. I’ve been doing the same since I started so I can’t lag behind now, can I? … Continue reading

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