Tag Archives: Japanese Whisky

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

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Yamazakura 16, 40%

This Japanese blended whisky is an exclusive release for Europe. It more or less showed up unannounced, but there has been some information given on Nonjatta.com. Apparently it consists of 16 year old whisky that was distilled somewhere in the … Continue reading

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White Oak 14 and 15 years old – Eigashima Shuzo distillery

Eigashima is a Japanese whisky distillery that I know mostly of their Eigashima releases in those small dumpy bottlings. However, they also have their White Oak brand which releases some single malts now and then, mostly limited edition that never … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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Eigashima 5yo, Kiri Cask, 58% – OB for Gaia Flow

I had to look up what kind of Cask a Kiri cask is, but it turns out to be a Japanese white wine cask. This whisky was finished in that for two years, after maturing for the first three years … Continue reading

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