Japanese Whisky

A fine collection of Japanese drams

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  • Updated: Oct 14, 2016
These days, some of the world's finest whiskies hail from Japan, where the country's expert distillers and blenders are crafting spirits to compete with the best from Scotland. And as these Japanese drams find favor across the world, more are becoming available for our drinking pleasure. Here are some favorites.
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
  • Blended Malt Japanese Whisky
  • Single Malt Japanese Whiskey
    Yamazaki 12 Year Old is a popular single malt Japanese whisky. It's one of the younger expressions from Yamazaki, but nonetheless offers an impressive profile with notes of peach, citrus, spices, and the vanilla-tinged roundness of Mizunara oak. Like most Japanese whiskies, Yamazaki 12 is best enjoyed neat or with a few drops of cold water, but it can also b…
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a deep amber color, the Yamazaki 18 Year Old single-malt whisky has hints of raisin, apricot, cafe au lait and Mizunara (a Japanese oak) on the nose, flavors of blackberry, strawberry jam, dark chocolate on the mid-palate, and a long, spicy, smooth.
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a mahogony color, the Yamazaki 18 Year Old single-malt whisky has hints of dried cherry, currant, tomato puree, balsamic and walnut on the nose, flavors of marmalade, coffee, cocoa and almond on the mid-palate, and a profound finish with a hint of acidity.
  • Blended Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a shiny amber color, the Hibiki 12 Year Old blended whisky has hints of pineapple, plum, raspberry, honey and hibiscus on the nose, flavors of banana, pomegranate, custard and pink pepper on the mid-palate, and a sweet, sour and complex finish.
  • Blended Japanese Whisky
    Featuring an amber color, the Hibiki 17 Year Old blended whisky has hints of peach, apricot, melon, rose, lily and lemon leaf on the nose, flavors of toffee, black cherry, vanilla and Mizunara (Japanese oak) on the mid-palate, and finishing sweet, fruity and with a lychee aftertaste.
  • Blended Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a bronze amber color, the Hibiki 21 Year Old blended whisky has hints of cooked fruit, blackberry, ripe banana and caramel on the nose, flavors of sandalwood, honeycomb, dried apricot and Mizunara (Japanese oak) on the mid-palate, and finishes long, rich and with an incense aroma.
  • Blended Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a deep amber color, the Hibiki 30 Year Old blended whisky has hints of leather, raisin, prune and sweet chestnut on the nose, flavors of brown sugar, dried fig, apricot jam, cedar and pain d’epices (gingerbread) on the mid-palate, and finishes extremely rich, with hints of cinnamon and Mizunara (Japanese oak).
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a champagne gold color, the Hakushu 12 Year Old single-malt whisky has hints of basil, pine needle and green apple on the nose, flavors of sweet pear, mint, and kiwi on the mid-palate, and a subtle smokey finish with hints of green tea.
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a deep gold color, the Hakushu 18 Year Old single-malt whisky has hints of ripe pear, dried mint, oregano and smoke on the nose, flavors of jasmine, mango, quince and menthol on the mid-palate, and a long, pleasantly smoked finish with a hint of bitterness.
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
    Featuring a dark amber color, the Hakushu 25 Year Old single-malt whisky has hints of plum, cigar humidor and caramel on the nose, flavors of creme brulee, sage, lavender and baked pineapple on the mid-palate, and a long, pleasantly smoked finish with a hint of cypress (hinoki).
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky
  • Single Malt Japanese Whisky

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