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Kujira Ryukyu 5YO Whisky

$144.95

Kujira Ryukyu 5YO Whisky

Kujira Ryukyu Single Grain Whisky 5 years was made from 100% premium Indica rice. Matured in 1st filled White Oak casks and seated in subtropical climate at the southern end of Okinawa Japan for more than 5 years. Rich with woody aroma and dark fruity flavor. Body is smooth and mellow and finished with sweet notes.

Award List
✔︎ Gold (San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2021)
✔︎ Silver 91pts (International Wine & Spirit Competition 2021)

〜Tasting Notes〜
Nose: Sweet scent of caramel and vanilla, and a bit licorice. Oak barrels bring in woody and spices notes.
Palate: Sweet caramel with a fresh vanilla note. With a hint of tannins from Oak barrels.
Finish: Smooth, mellow and sweet, with woody notes and spices like pepper.

Cask Type: White Oak Virgin Cask
Distillery: Masahiro Distillery
Alcohol Content: 43%
Volume: 700ml & 750ml

Founded in 1952, Kumesen Syuzo started on distilling alcoholic beverages, unique to Okinawa islands of Japan, also know as Ryuku islands. Then around 1989, this innovative distillery started to age them in oak barrels, creating a unique kind of ji-whisky in its own category, thus named it the Ryukyu Whisky. With 20 years maturing in bourbon casks, Kujira as a single grain whisky provides a wonderful taste profile that has distinguished itself from its malt counterparts and creates a refreshing choice for spirits lovers.

 

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Kujira Ryukyu 5YO Whisky

Kujira Ryukyu Single Grain Whisky 5 years was made from 100% premium Indica rice. Matured in 1st filled White Oak casks and seated in subtropical climate at the southern end of Okinawa Japan for more than 5 years. Rich with woody aroma and dark fruity flavor. Body is smooth and mellow and finished with sweet notes.

Award List
✔︎ Gold (San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2021)
✔︎ Silver 91pts (International Wine & Spirit Competition 2021)

〜Tasting Notes〜
Nose: Sweet scent of caramel and vanilla, and a bit licorice. Oak barrels bring in woody and spices notes.
Palate: Sweet caramel with a fresh vanilla note. With a hint of tannins from Oak barrels.
Finish: Smooth, mellow and sweet, with woody notes and spices like pepper.

Cask Type: White Oak Virgin Cask
Distillery: Masahiro Distillery
Alcohol Content: 43%
Volume: 700ml & 750ml

Founded in 1952, Kumesen Syuzo started on distilling alcoholic beverages, unique to Okinawa islands of Japan, also know as Ryuku islands. Then around 1989, this innovative distillery started to age them in oak barrels, creating a unique kind of ji-whisky in its own category, thus named it the Ryukyu Whisky. With 20 years maturing in bourbon casks, Kujira as a single grain whisky provides a wonderful taste profile that has distinguished itself from its malt counterparts and creates a refreshing choice for spirits lovers.

 

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Brands

Kujira

Country

Japan

Price

$100 or more

Type

Whisky

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