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Gift Guide

Exquisite and luxurious, Japanese whiskies make excellent and valuable gifts for various special occasions, from weddings to anniversaries. Whether you’re on the hunt for a rare whisky for the whisky enthusiast in your life or you want to build your own collection, dekantā provides whisky lovers with easy access to hard-to-find whiskies. On our exclusive Gift Guide page, we have carefully selected a wide assortment of classic, rare, and unique Japanese whisky bottles to make it easier for you to find the perfect dram for any gift-giving event. This page is regularly updated with new featured bottles, so check back often for more gift ideas!

Here is a list of all of our hand curated gift ideas.

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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky doesn’t have to cost a lot. We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced at $100 or less. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

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    Honoring the 400th Anniversary of Japanese porcelain artistry and pottery, Suntory collaborated with a famous Japanese potter to create this Arita porcelain decanter featuring a beautiful and whimsical painting. This porcelain beauty contains a lovely and rare blend of whiskies from Suntory’s distilleries, which were aged for at least 35 years.

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    $79.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 67.19
    • GBP: £ 62.39
    • JPY: ¥ 8,481
    • SGD: $109.59
    • AUD: $109.59
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    $89.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 75.59
    • GBP: £ 70.19
    • JPY: ¥ 9,542
    • SGD: $123.29
    • AUD: $123.29
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    From Takara Shuzo Co. Ltd., we introduce this delightful and unique dram called King Whisky Rin. The Takara Group is known for producing popular Japanese alcoholic beverages such as sake, but this is one of the first whiskies provided from the company. This bottle gives you a taste of another distillery’s whiskies and lets you broaden your whisky palate.

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    $89.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 75.59
    • GBP: £ 70.19
    • JPY: ¥ 9,542
    • SGD: $123.29
    • AUD: $123.29
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    In celebration of the founding of Suntory’s Yamazaki Distillery, this exquisite Yamazaki Distiller’s Reserve whisky was released. Rich with fruity and sweet flavors, this delightful dram represents the high-quality whiskies from Suntory.

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    $99.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 83.99
    • GBP: £ 77.99
    • JPY: ¥ 10,602
    • SGD: $136.99
    • AUD: $136.99
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    Masataka Taketsuru and his Scottish wife, Jessie Roberta “Rita” Cowan, were a famous couple in Japan, even inspiring the Japanese drama series “Massan.” Their love story is commemorated with this special gift set featuring the Taketsuru Pure Malt 12 Years Old and the “Rita” Apple Wine. You can taste more than Japanese whisky with this set and have a part of Japanese culture and history as part of your collection.

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    $99.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 83.99
    • GBP: £ 77.99
    • JPY: ¥ 10,602
    • SGD: $136.99
    • AUD: $136.99
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    One of the older Suntory whiskies available, Suntory Whisky Torys is a special line of affordable whisky from the company after Japan went into an economic decline after World War II. At the time, whisky was considered a luxury, so Suntory wanted to provide its customers with a more wallet-friendly liquor to enjoy. The Suntory Whisky Torys Classic continues selling today, so this is one to try if you’re looking for another Suntory whisky to indulge in.

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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $100 and $250. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

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    $149.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 125.99
    • GBP: £ 116.99
    • JPY: ¥ 15,903
    • SGD: $205.49
    • AUD: $205.49
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    A Ji-whisky (whisky that is produced for local areas) with a sensational palate, the White Oak Akashi is a must-have in your collection. Akashi is a whisky brand developed by Eigashima Distillery, and the White Oak Akashi is a blended Japanese spirit specifically made from malt and grain whiskies. Full of rich and sweet flavors and hints of spiciness, this Akashi exclusive is an impressive and refreshing whisky to experience.

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    $149.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 125.99
    • GBP: £ 116.99
    • JPY: ¥ 15,903
    • SGD: $205.49
    • AUD: $205.49
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    From Takara Shuzo Co. Ltd., we introduce this delightful and unique dram called King Whisky Rin. The Takara Group is known for producing popular Japanese alcoholic beverages such as sake, but this is one of the first whiskies provided from the company. This bottle gives you a taste of another distillery’s whiskies and lets you broaden your whisky palate.

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    $164.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 138.59
    • GBP: £ 128.69
    • JPY: ¥ 17,494
    • SGD: $226.04
    • AUD: $226.04
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    This extremely popular, affordable expression in the Nikka Coffey range was recently named "The Best Japanese Whisky of The Year". Need we say more?

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    $229.99 $179.00 (USD)
    • EUR: € 150.36
    • GBP: £ 139.62
    • JPY: ¥ 18,979
    • SGD: $245.23
    • AUD: $245.23
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    The new no-age single malt by Miyagikyo is perfect for beginners of Japanese whisky, and lovers of floral, fruity expressions. Many swear by the wonderful lightness of the Miyagikyo character. The mixture of exotic fruit tea and gentle grain spiciness is sublime, so add this to your gift list and make someone extra happy this Christmas.

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    $179.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 151.19
    • GBP: £ 140.39
    • JPY: ¥ 19,084
    • SGD: $246.59
    • AUD: $246.59
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    $189.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 159.59
    • GBP: £ 148.19
    • JPY: ¥ 20,145
    • SGD: $260.29
    • AUD: $260.29
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    From Kirin’s distillery, Fuji Gotemba, the Fujisanroku Whisky delivers the beauty of Mount Fuji in a bottle. “Fujisanroku” translated means “at the foot of Mount Fuji,” which is the location of the Fuji Gotemba Distillery. With hints of spice, vanilla, oak, and peat, this captivating dram is a luxury to drink.

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    $194.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 163.79
    • GBP: £ 152.09
    • JPY: ¥ 20,675
    • SGD: $267.14
    • AUD: $267.14
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    Enter Suntory's Hakushu whisky with this special release. For those who enjoy a peaty, Islay Scotch whisky, this Japanese expression will bring something familiar yet completely different to the palate. Surprise your loved one with this exotic expression.

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    $194.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 163.79
    • GBP: £ 152.09
    • JPY: ¥ 20,675
    • SGD: $267.14
    • AUD: $267.14
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    Nikka’s Coffey Grain is one the company's most popular releases, and for good reason. Vanilla, honey, peaches, and cinnamon make this bottle perfect for lovers of smooth, sweet, yet deeply rich whisky.

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    $299.99 $219.00 (USD)
    • EUR: € 183.96
    • GBP: £ 170.82
    • JPY: ¥ 23,221
    • SGD: $300.03
    • AUD: $300.03
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    Recent winner of a Gold Award at the 2017 International Spirits challenge, this wonderful blend comprises of the best by Nikka, aged for at least 12 years. Age, depth, sherry notes, and smoke, you can have it all with the Nikka 12 Year-Old.

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    $219.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 184.79
    • GBP: £ 171.59
    • JPY: ¥ 23,326
    • SGD: $301.39
    • AUD: $301.39
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    Along with Nikka Pure Malt White, we want to feature the Nikka Pure Malt Black, which has a stronger peaty essence. This is another blended whisky from Nikka’s exclusive line of delightful drams.

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    $219.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 184.79
    • GBP: £ 171.59
    • JPY: ¥ 23,326
    • SGD: $301.39
    • AUD: $301.39
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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $250 and $500. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

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    $279.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 235.19
    • GBP: £ 218.39
    • JPY: ¥ 29,687
    • SGD: $383.59
    • AUD: $383.59
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    This bottle is a beautiful presentation piece that will shine among any whisky cabinet. The 15 year old whisky smooth and enjoyable as is expected of anything from Suntory.

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    $319.99 $289.00 (USD)
    • EUR: € 242.76
    • GBP: £ 225.42
    • JPY: ¥ 30,643
    • SGD: $395.93
    • AUD: $395.93
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    From Nikka’s Miyagikyo Distillery, this Malty & Soft single malt Japanese whisky is an exquisite and rare delight. This luxurious dram has a unique taste. Though Miyagikyo Distillery is known for fruity, sweet flavored whiskies, this specific bottle is a must-try for Nikka fans.

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    $329.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 277.19
    • GBP: £ 257.39
    • JPY: ¥ 34,989
    • SGD: $452.09
    • AUD: $452.09
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    Suntory is the oldest whisky making company in Japan. Its origins stretch back to a small shop, started in 1899 by Torii Shinjiro, which specialized in selling imported wines. Today, it is the country's largest and most recognizable producer of quality whisky. Yamazaki 12 Year Old was introduced to the market in 1984 and was the first seriously marketed Japanese single malt whisky. Now, Yamazaki is an internationally coveted brand, winning award after award. You know you have quality when you have Yamazaki.

    What awards has Yamazaki 12 Year Old won?

    Double Gold Medal Award (San Francisco World Spirits Competition, 2013)
    Gold Award (International Spirits Challenge, 2010)

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    $349.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 293.99
    • GBP: £ 272.99
    • JPY: ¥ 37,109
    • SGD: $479.49
    • AUD: $479.49
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    $349.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 293.99
    • GBP: £ 272.99
    • JPY: ¥ 37,109
    • SGD: $479.49
    • AUD: $479.49
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    Specially released for the Whisky Shop, this Suntory exclusive is a luxurious Hakushu single malt that has a fresh, peaty, and smoky flavor. This set comes with a pair of perfect whisky drinking glasses so you can enjoy the dram right out of the box.

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    $369.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 310.79
    • GBP: £ 288.59
    • JPY: ¥ 39,230
    • SGD: $506.89
    • AUD: $506.89
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    Suntory is one of the largest makers of alcoholic beverages in the world. Its products include such favorites as the Yamazaki and Hibiki, and of course, the Hakushu, which remains just as popular. This 12 year old is an excellent whisky, distilled at Hakushu distillery – an area surrounded by forests at the foot of the Southern Japan Alps. This set includes two beautiful Yamazaki Glasswares that will surely fit in any collection!

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    $399.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 335.99
    • GBP: £ 311.99
    • JPY: ¥ 42,411
    • SGD: $547.99
    • AUD: $547.99
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    One of Hakushu's most-popular, best-selling expressions, this is perfect for lovers of peaty Scotch and intense bourbon.

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    $469.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 394.79
    • GBP: £ 366.59
    • JPY: ¥ 49,833
    • SGD: $643.89
    • AUD: $643.89
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    Suntory is the oldest whisky making company in Japan. Its origins stretch back to a small shop started in 1899 by Torii Shinjiro which specialized in selling imported wines, today it is the largest and most recognizable whisky maker in Japan. The Suntory Royal 15 years old is a classic series from Suntory. This particular bottle celebrates the year of the Hare and was released in 1999. Should you happen to be born in the year of the hare, or know anyone who is, you just found the correct bottle!

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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $500 and $1,000. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $1,000 and $3,000. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

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    $1,099.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 923.99
    • GBP: £ 857.99
    • JPY: ¥ 116,632
    • SGD: $1,506.99
    • AUD: $1,506.99
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    Part of Nikka's ever-popular Taketsuru range, this release comprises of whiskies aged 21 years and above, making it deep, complex, and extremely satisfying. Want to show you care that little bit more? The Taketsuru 21 is the way to go.

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    $1,119.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 940.79
    • GBP: £ 873.59
    • JPY: ¥ 118,753
    • SGD: $1,534.39
    • AUD: $1,534.39
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    As one of the oldest releases by Nikka's Miyagikyo distillery, this expression brings forth a wonderful balance of oak, fruit, and floral notes. Rare and extremely limited, this is the perfect gift to mark a highly important event.

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    $1,199.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 1,007.99
    • GBP: £ 935.99
    • JPY: ¥ 127,235
    • SGD: $1,643.99
    • AUD: $1,643.99
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    ou know you have a quality product when it’s named after the company’s founder. Taketsuru, often nicknamed the “Father of Japanese Whisky,” founded the Yoichi distillery in 1934 after learning his craft in Scotland. This whisky is as close to authentic Taketsuru whisky as it gets. The bottle and the box are a pleasure to look at as well. This gift is recommended for fans of Japanese whisky.<br />

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    $1,499.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 1,259.99
    • GBP: £ 1,169.99
    • JPY: ¥ 159,044
    • SGD: $2,054.99
    • AUD: $2,054.99
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    Did you say peat? Did you mention smoke? Then this is the whisky for you. Any lovers of the globally-known smoky Scotch whiskies will love, love, love this release, and soon convert to Japanese whisky!

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    $1,599.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 1,343.99
    • GBP: £ 1,247.99
    • JPY: ¥ 169,647
    • SGD: $2,191.99
    • AUD: $2,191.99
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    You can make your own blend of whiskies from this Suntory Pure Malt set! Each bottle contains 12-year-old blended whiskies and are different types of drams from Suntory’s distilleries. You can test the various blends by themselves with the included tasting glass or create your own blend and place it in the empty decanters that come with the set.

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    $1,919.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 1,612.79
    • GBP: £ 1,497.59
    • JPY: ¥ 203,577
    • SGD: $2,630.39
    • AUD: $2,630.39
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    With only 300 bottles released in Japan, this whisky is one of the rarest releases by Chichibu. At a whopping 61% ABV, but with a wonderful deep smoothness from the Port wine influence, this whisky is the perfect holiday treat.

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    $1,999.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 1,679.99
    • GBP: £ 1,559.99
    • JPY: ¥ 212,059
    • SGD: $2,739.99
    • AUD: $2,739.99
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    Sophisticated and smooth, this Suntory Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel is a masterpiece. Suntory is an award-winning company and produces internationally acclaimed whiskies, and this Japanese single-malt whisky is another prize to enjoy with its fruity flavors that explode in your mouth with every sip.

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    $2,399.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 2,015.99
    • GBP: £ 1,871.99
    • JPY: ¥ 254,471
    • SGD: $3,287.99
    • AUD: $3,287.99
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    Hanyu is one of Japan’s closed distilleries that produced legendary whisky bottles and collections. Venture Whisky Ltd. was able to inherit the remaining stocks from Hanyu Distillery, and this special single cask whisky is from the #358 Red Oak Hogshead. With a deep, rich flavor of sweetness and hints of spices and smoke, this marvelous dram is exciting to experience.

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    $2,499.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 2,099.99
    • GBP: £ 1,949.99
    • JPY: ¥ 265,074
    • SGD: $3,424.99
    • AUD: $3,424.99
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    $2,949.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 2,477.99
    • GBP: £ 2,300.99
    • JPY: ¥ 312,787
    • SGD: $4,041.49
    • AUD: $4,041.49
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    A piece of history from the legendary Yoichi distillery, this amazing whisky spent two decades ageing up in Japan's Hokkaido region. Immeasurable depth is evident, with rich oak, deep smoke, and abundant smoothness coming through. Want to show someone you truly care? Then this legendary bottle is the way to go.

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    $2,999.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 2,519.99
    • GBP: £ 2,339.99
    • JPY: ¥ 318,089
    • SGD: $4,109.99
    • AUD: $4,109.99
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    In honor of the 80th anniversary of Yoichi Distillery, this Taketsuru 21 Years Old pure malt is a must-have for any Nikka whisky fan’s collection. Two different blended whiskies were created to honor the 80th anniversary, and this version was finished in port wood wine casks.

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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite ultra-premium bottles that are priced at $3,000 or more. Each of these bottles is one of the best of the best… These are bottles that are sure to delight!

Featured Product: The Kigai Japanese Whisky

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Japanese Whisky with a bottle that pays tribute to the journey of Masataka Taketsuru, the “Father of Japanese Whisky.” Don’t miss this dekantā exclusive that combines Japanese Whisky with it’s Scottish origins in a one of a kind expression that allows you to experience what’s possible when the best characteristics of both Japanese and Scottish Whisky are combined. Handcrafted wooden presentation stand included. Limited quantities remain. Order today before these sell out.

Check it out here: Kigai Japanese Whisky