5 Best Japanese Whiskies for Every Whisky Lover
Recently Japanese whisky is rapidly paid attention from other countries. Suntory’s Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 had been chosen for the 2015 edition of Jim Murray's Whisky Bible. It's kind of shocking news like an appearance of California wine in the wine industry. Let me introduce 5 whiskies that has been highly rated.
#1 Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 17 years old ニッカウヰスキー 竹鶴 17年
It taste mellow and clean finish. Pure malt has both characteristics of Single malt and blended.
#2 Suntory Hibiki 17 years old サントリー 響 17年
Its aroma is sweet and grace. Varieties of pure form of whisky makes superb harmonies.
By the way, Bill Murray in the film "Lost in translation" made this whisky better known.
#3 Nikka Whisky From the Barrel ニッカウヰスキー フロム ザ バレル
Its aroma doesn't disappear with soda. It makes deeper flavor.
#4 Suntory Yamazaki Single Malt 12 years old サントリー 山崎 シングルモルト 12年
Yamazaki got a prize in 2003 which is the starting point to expand them to the world.
#5 Ichiro's Malt MWR mizunara wood reserve イチローズ・モルト ミズナラ ウッド リザーブ
Ichiro's Malt from Venture Whisky Ltd. is the revolutionary in this industry. However,it's highly rated and got the best Japanese whisky 2010 in World whisky award.