Japanese whisky has been the craze in the global scene after whiskies from the famous Nikka and Suntory distillery bagged awards in international whisky competitions. Because of the rave with these products, whisky enthusiasts from all over the world have been dying to get a hold of the bottles from the well known distilleries in Japan. Good news fans! A wide variety of excellent Japanese whiskies are now available at Boteru.
Japanese whisky was first produced around 1870 and was mainly for local consumption. It was made based on its Scottish counterpart. Commercial production was then started in the early 1900s by the Suntory distillery, Yamazaki. Japanese whisky has now surpassed its predecessor, Scotch whisky, in taste as the Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013, single malt whisky best emerged victorious in the World Whisky Bible 2015.
Japanese whisky is made by different distilleries in Japan. Each distillery produces whisky that has its own distinct characteristic. Beverage giant company, Suntory, owns the distilleries Yamazaki, Chita and Hakushu. Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries, on the other hand, are owned by Nikka. Other distilleries include Chichibu, Fuji Gotemba, Shinshu and White Oak.
Boteru offers a range of Japanese whiskies from different distilleries in Japan. Here’s a list of some products available.
- Chita distillery
- The Chita is a single grain whisky with light taste and sweet fragrance.
- Hakushu 18 Years Old is fruity on the nose and sweet on the palate.
- Hakushu 12 Years Old is nutty with a hint of chocolate, fruity but not a sweet whisky.
- Nikka Miyagikyo Single Malt is rich and full-flavoured with intense floral aroma.
- Some of the whiskies produced at Yamazaki include:
- Yamazaki Limited Edition 2015 and 2016 are maturated for a long time, nutty with a spicy finish.
- Here are a few of the whiskies from Yoichi:
- Nikka whisky single malt Yoichi distillery produced is full and powerful with a minty, spicy taste.
- Taketsuru Pure Malt is fresh and fruity with a bittersweet, spicy finish.
Many crave a 30 year old single malt whisky. But it is very rare. Mostly available these days are those with a 17 or 12 year maturation period.
People wanting to indulge in the best Japanese whiskies can now visit and purchase from Boteru. The range of available products is extensive and costumer service is quite satisfactory. You will be sure to receive your purchase in the perfect condition.