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  • plums
  • biscuit
  • spicy
  • raisin
  • mint
  • clove
  • orange
  • sour
  • sherry

Karuizawa

8 Year Old Pure Malt (0.7l, 40%)
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An 8 year old whisky from the Karuizawa distillery, this is a very rare bottling for the Japanese market, and offers up notes of plum wine, hints of peat, and whiffs of the coast.
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  • plums
  • biscuit
  • spicy
  • raisin
  • mint
  • clove
  • orange
  • sour
  • sherry
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Character Dogson
UK-based company Number One Drinks purchased the remaining stocks of Karuizawa’s malt Whiskies in 2011.
The warehouses of Karuizawa were covered with ivy, which was thought to control the temperature difference.
In recent years, Japanese Whiskies have won several top prizes at the World Whisky Awards and have consistently scored higher than Scotch Whiskies in blind tastings. Talk about a student surpassing the master!
Japan is the second biggest producer of Single Malt Whisky in the world.
Japanese Whisky is connected both to Scotch and Bourbon. It’s a Scotch-style Spirit that’s matured in climates similar to Kentucky’s.
The two biggest Whisky producers in Japan and major rivals are Nikka and Suntory.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
UK-based company Number One Drinks purchased the remaining stocks of Karuizawa’s malt Whiskies in 2011.
The warehouses of Karuizawa were covered with ivy, which was thought to control the temperature difference.
In recent years, Japanese Whiskies have won several top prizes at the World Whisky Awards and have consistently scored higher than Scotch Whiskies in blind tastings. Talk about a student surpassing the master!
Japan is the second biggest producer of Single Malt Whisky in the world.
Japanese Whisky is connected both to Scotch and Bourbon. It’s a Scotch-style Spirit that’s matured in climates similar to Kentucky’s.
The two biggest Whisky producers in Japan and major rivals are Nikka and Suntory.
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