With nearly 2,000 bottles now for sale in our store, we’re going to help you narrow the field in your holiday search by sharing our top 10 personal favorites. Each of these bottles is a sure winner for the whisky enthusiast in your life. Scroll down to see the list…
The Akkeshi Kanro 2020 Limited Edition
The first release in the Akkeshi distillery’s new “24 Solar Terms” lineup. This exciting range of bottles will explore the effects that the local climate, wildlife and farming activity have on the exceptional liquid being produced by the distillery, with Kanro translating to “cold dew”.
Mars Komagatake IPA Cask Finish 2020
This excellent new release from Mars’ Komagatake range is a single malt whisky finished in an IPA cask that has imparted a range of fruity and gently spicy notes onto the wonderful spirit. As with most whiskies that come from Mars, the liquid is bursting with a complex array of notes for you to explore and it will keeping you coming back for another dram time after time. A real delight.
Amahagan World Malt Edition No. 3
A world blended release from the exciting Nagahama distillery that is finished in Mizunara wood. This superb whisky was named “Best Japanese Blended Malt” at the 2020 World Whiskies Awards. It brings an elegantly balanced array of fruity and spicy notes that are perfect for delighting your palate and warming your belly.
Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Old Pure Malt
It starts with a nose of tropical fruit, which moves on to the palate accompanied by vanilla, cacao, and rich oak, before a long, delectable finish. Nikka has every reason to be proud of the Taketsuru 17 year old; at the World Whiskies Awards it has been named ‘Best Blended Malt Whisky’ more than a few times. A firm favourite among Japanese whisky fans the world over.