FREE UK standard delivery
Web Exclusive Price
£93.33 ex VAT
(£160 per litre)
You must be aged 18 or above to buy alcohol in the UK
This is cask-strength edition of Kaiyo's Mizunara matured whisky. It's a rare beast, as there's not much Mizunara – Japanese oak – and only a tiny amount gets turned into whisky casks. It's worth the effort, as it adds a distinctly Japanese edge to the whisky, layering on incense-laden spiciness. Kaiyo go even further, shipping their casks out to sea for months before bottling to give them a gentle rock on the waves, getting even more flavour out of the wood.
- Black Pepper
More from Kaiyo
Very subtle and complex. Nose is restrained but give a richness and floral fruitiness of caramel, chestnut/hazelnuts, slight acetone from the grain but it really carries the flavours. Palate: May seem a bit thin at first but keep it in your mouth and you get a real burst of flowers, slight plum notes, very heady potpourri type vapours, vanilla and the fresh waxy mizunara taste. (For me no notes of coffee, pepper, or clove, but lots of aromatic flowers. When the bottle oxidises this is going to become a very layered malt Finish: short but warming as it goes down. Grassy and really aromatic. Comparing to the hibiki harmony would be the closest and even then its a very different. Where the hibiki has sweet, ashy incense nose but is weak on the palate this is much more filled out. Don't add more than a few drops of water even at 53% it's very fragile.
What a gem – big and balanced with a long finish.
Really nice job extracting all the flavors from the oak wood, a familiar yet unique incense-spice cuts nicely against the ambitious 53% ABV. Outstanding result.
While we endeavour to provide full and accurate information on our website, there may be occasions where producers have updated their recipe or failed to provide full details of their ingredients and processes. This may affect factors including the product style and allergen information, and we would advise that you always check the label and not solely rely on the information presented here. If you are at all uncertain about a product then please contact our customer service team before purchase.
The misuse of alcohol can lead to immense harm and we want to make sure that the great drinks we stock are enjoyed responsibly as part of a healthy lifestyle. Learn more about responsible drinking.
You May Also Like
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard and our protective honeycomb paper wrap keeps your package safe and significantly reduces our need for plastic.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).