Category Archives: Yoichi

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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Nikka Yoichi 20 years old, 52%

I’ve reviewed this whisky in the past when I went to a tasting of a bunch of Japanese whiskies at De Whiskykoning. Then I found some interesting notes, but I thought it was time for a do over. Also, I … Continue reading

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Yoichi 15, 45%

Yesterday I finished this bottle. I’ve been enjoying it for a while and at some point the time comes to drink the last drop. The drawback of that is that my stash of Japanese whisky is shrinking rapidly. If you … Continue reading

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Hielander Whisky Festival 2015

I realized a while ago that this 5th edition of the Hielander Whisky Festival is also the fifth time I’m there. So so far I didn’t miss a single one. I think this is something to keep up. This year, … Continue reading

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Yoichi Single Cask 16, 1991-2007, #129493, 62%

Ever since I tasted my first Japanese whisky, the Taketsuru 17, I’ve been a fan of the barley distillates of the land of the rising sun. I tasted that Taketsuru right after I bought it in 2007. Back then it … Continue reading

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Yoichi 25, 1983-2009, Japanese oak matured, 58.9% – SMWS

It’s been ages since I reviewed any of the samples from the SMWS I have sitting on my to-taste shelf. This has to do with a lot of ‘commercial’ samples I got which I handle on a higher priority basis. … Continue reading

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