Kaiyo Mizunara Aged Cask Strength Japanese Malt Whisky

Kaiyo Mizunara Aged Cask Strength Japanese Malt Whisky

(0.75l, 53% )


8.1/10
Price:
$99.99
Sale ends in 5 days
Authenticity GuaranteedAuthenticity Guaranteed
Authenticity Guaranteed
We guarantee every product we sell is authentic.
Free ShippingFree Shipping
Free Shipping
Flaviar Members get free shipping on their orders.
Buyer ProtectionBuyer Protection
Buyer Protection
Money-back guarantee if things go wrong.
A more exuberant and amped-up cousin of a very graceful Japanese Whisky.

The Land of the Rising Sun discovered Whisky late in the 19th Century and they follow the tradition of Scottish distilling with their own nuances. But while Scotch is a wild battle of flavors, Japanese Whisky is a crystalline Spirit that doesn’t mess around. Especially when it's is matured in Mizunara oak barrels. Mizunara oak is to Whiskies what oud is to perfumes: exclusive, expensive and marvelous, passing along exotic flavors of incense and sandalwood to the Spirit.

Japanese Whisky is very popular right now and thus limited. That leads to “malternatives”, where producers import and dilute Scotch Whisky and age it in Japanese wood. But Kaiyo Mizunara Whisky is as Japanese as Godzilla on a TV game show where the furniture is made of chocolate. Okay, that's a tiny lie, to be frank. This Whisky doesn't spend its entire maturing period in Japan. The Kaiyo casks are whisked on a boat and left to age somewhere on the ocean (Kaiyo means ocean!). The reason is that the intensity of the Mizunara oak influence on the flavor wains a bit after a while, so the Spirit needs a maritime boost. Which is admittedly... Badass.

Now this Funanori (Japanese for sailor with some fun in it) is a stronger and more intense version of the regular Kaiyo Mizunara Oak Japanese Whisky. In essence, the producers amped up all the good things of the original: notes of orange peel and oak spices greet you with riotous bravado, the sandalwood and vanilla stoutly indulge your palate, while the finish is riveted and oaky. Fans of fearless Whiskies will love this dramatic and fierce Spirit that takes the equilibrium of the standard edition and brings it to the next level. 
  • Category
  • Style
    Japanese Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Japan
  • Country
    Japan
  • Alcohol
    53%
  • Distillery
    Kaiyo Distillery
  • Age
    NAS

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

Close
vanilla
oak
cherry
tropical fruits
salty
caramel
spicy
fruit
orange peel
What does Kaiyo Mizunara Aged Cask Strength Japanese Malt Whisky taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Kaiyo Mizunara Aged Cask Strength Japanese Malt Whisky and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
Dog Dogson
Dog Dogson's
Smartass
Corner
Japanese single malts, like Scottish, are double distilled in pot stills while grain Whiskies in column stills.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Deep gold.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Tropical fruits, Mizunara oak, spices. 

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Spices, oak, vanilla, wild cherries, salty. 

Finish
Long, toffee.
Ratings & Reviews
Joshua
Joshua,
The company producing this whisky is from Hong Kong, where the whisky is sourced is questionable, is not a product of Japan just because you bottle it using a Japanese Word and Japanese Oak. Taste is terrible, it tastes cheap, young and industrial. Don’t fall for this product trying to ride the coattails of Japanese Whisky and buy an Actual Japanese Whisky: Taketsuru N/A is $55!
 
guest
guest,
Very fantastic Japanese whiskey for the price. The taste of the mizunara oak cast is very unique and has a unbelievable flavor. Spicy, oaky, and orange zest at first. Finish is a deep syrup and burnt caramel. Grab a bottle if you see it!
 
Back Back
A Dram for Your Thoughts
Your Rating (Tap a star to share your experience. )
Review
Cancel