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Kurayoshi 8 Year Old Pure Malt

Stewed Apples Kurayoshi 8 Year Old Pure Malt

Matsui Shuzo was founded in Kurayoshi, Tottori Prefecture, northwest of Kyoto and northeast of Hiroshima. It lies near the Japanese sea. Kurayoshi can be translated into ‘the city of water and green’.…

@markjedi1By @markjedi13 months ago 0 082

Kurayoshi Pure Malt Sherry

Almond Cake Kurayoshi Pure Malt Sherry

While Matsui Distillery has a whole range of whisky under the labels of Kurayoshi and Tottori, this is not Japanese whisky! Regulations allows producers to source their whisky anywhere in the world and…

@markjedi1By @markjedi13 months ago 0 080

Kurayoshi Pure Malt

Not Japanese Kurayoshi Pure Malt

Not all Japanese whisky is Japanese. Something you will discover to your shock when reading the recommended book Whisky Rising from Stefan Van Eycken. Now, it’s not that big of an issue if the producer…

@markjedi1By @markjedi13 months ago 0 076

Suntory Hokuto Hokuto 12 years old Pure Malt

Mizunara Suntory Hokuto Hokuto 12 years old Pure Malt

Suntory arguably designed this Hokuto 12 Year Old Pure Malt in response to Nikka’s Taketsuru Pure Malt. This Hokuto appeared in 2004, but has been discontinued since 2010, despite the big success. Get…

@markjedi1By @markjedi13 months ago 1 085

Nikka Blended Whisky

Metallic Nikka Blended Whisky

This lesser known blend by Nikka is meant for the Japanese market. The label says ‘Malt Base Whisky’. What does that mean? That it contains malt whisky and thus is a blend, I suppose, as this Nikka is…

@markjedi1By @markjedi13 months ago 0 079

Kaiyo Mizunara Oak Whisky

Utter disappointment Kaiyo Mizunara Oak Whisky

The first time I've tasted whisky that has been aged in Mizunara Oak was at Bainbridge Organic Distillers in Washington. Their Yama Mizunara Cask whiskey is outstanding and was so unique that I was…

PBy @Patriot651084 months ago 3 360

Nikka Coffey Malt

Coffey Break Nikka Coffey Malt

The Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky has no age statement. The reviewed bottle is owned by @Maddie. The whisky was sampled when the bottle was first opened and again 3 weeks laterNose: strong intensity malt…

@VictorBy @Victor4 months ago 5 485

Suntory Whisky Suntory Toki

Decent but underwhelming Suntory Whisky Suntory Toki

Nose: light and sweet with honey and herbal accents. Spirity, with alcohol fumes. Very slight mint. Sort of halfway between blended Scotch and herbal liqueur. Taste: light-bodied with immediate honey…

@MegawattBy @Megawatt5 months ago 1 075

Suntory Whisky Suntory Toki

Decent but underwhelming Suntory Whisky Suntory Toki

Nose: light and sweet with honey and herbal accents. Spirity, with alcohol fumes. Very slight mint. Sort of halfway between blended Scotch and herbal liqueur. Taste: light-bodied with immediate honey…

@MegawattBy @Megawatt5 months ago 0 075

Suntory Whisky Suntory Toki

Decent but underwhelming Suntory Whisky Suntory Toki

Nose: light and sweet with honey and herbal accents. Spirity, with alcohol fumes. Very slight mint. Sort of halfway between blended Scotch and herbal liqueur. Taste: light-bodied with immediate honey…

@MegawattBy @Megawatt5 months ago 0 075

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