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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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    With only 200 bottles released to the whisky market, the Yamazaki 35 Year Old single malt is extremely rare and considered a collectible whisky item for the whisky enthusiast. Matured in sherry butt casks, this luscious dram has a strong fruity flavor with hints of earthy Japanese oak.

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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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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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    $119.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 100.79
    • GBP: £ 93.59
    • JPY: ¥ 12,723
    • SGD: $164.39
    • AUD: $164.39
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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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    $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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    $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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    $199.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 167.99
    • GBP: £ 155.99
    • JPY: ¥ 21,205
    • SGD: $273.99
    • AUD: $273.99
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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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    • EUR: € 167.99
    • GBP: £ 155.99
    • JPY: ¥ 21,205
    • SGD: $273.99
    • AUD: $273.99
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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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    $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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    $229.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 193.19
    • GBP: £ 179.39
    • JPY: ¥ 24,386
    • SGD: $315.09
    • AUD: $315.09
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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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    $249.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 209.99
    • GBP: £ 194.99
    • JPY: ¥ 26,506
    • SGD: $342.49
    • AUD: $342.49
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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!

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!

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    $549.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 461.99
    • GBP: £ 428.99
    • JPY: ¥ 58,315
    • SGD: $753.49
    • AUD: $753.49
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    This bottle is a dekanta exclusive, making it a great gift to give… Even the most ardent whisky enthusiasts has likely never tasted this bottle before. Give them an outstanding, unique whisky that they will surely enjoy.

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    $629.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 529.19
    • GBP: £ 491.39
    • JPY: ¥ 66,798
    • SGD: $863.09
    • AUD: $863.09
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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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    $699.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 587.99
    • GBP: £ 545.99
    • JPY: ¥ 74,220
    • SGD: $958.99
    • AUD: $958.99
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    One of the most exciting releases of 2017, the Miyagikyo Moscatel finished single malt provides a truly unique, exotic experience. Is your loved one enjoys the sweetness of Moscatel wine, and the spiciness of rye whiskey, then give this a shot!

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    $789.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 663.59
    • GBP: £ 616.19
    • JPY: ¥ 83,763
    • SGD: $1,082.29
    • AUD: $1,082.29
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    Winner of the "World's" Best Blended Whisky" award, the Taketsuru 17 is a must for any lover of exceptional blended whisky.

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    $849.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 713.99
    • GBP: £ 662.99
    • JPY: ¥ 90,124
    • SGD: $1,164.49
    • AUD: $1,164.49
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    A wonderful, smooth blend for lovers of subtle, fruity, and smooth whiskies. Comprising of whiskies aged for at least 17 years, a surprising richness and depth is found in this ever-popular Hibiki expression.

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    • EUR: € 755.99
    • GBP: £ 701.99
    • JPY: ¥ 95,426
    • SGD: $1,232.99
    • AUD: $1,232.99
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    One of the most exciting whiskies of 2017, the Yoichi Moscatel finished single malt was released exclusively in Japan. Sweet, smoky, balanced, and rare; this deserves to be on everyone's unique, exotic gift list.

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    • EUR: € 755.99
    • GBP: £ 701.99
    • JPY: ¥ 95,426
    • SGD: $1,232.99
    • AUD: $1,232.99
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    Malty, spicy, and wonderfully sweet, the Chichibu On The Way is one of the most popular expressions by the distillery. Not sure what kind of whisky to get? Then go for this all-round great dram, from one of Japan's smallest yet fastest growing producers.

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    $999.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 839.99
    • GBP: £ 779.99
    • JPY: ¥ 106,029
    • SGD: $1,369.99
    • AUD: $1,369.99
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    A collectible souvenir for the baseball fanatic, the Togouchi 25 Years Old is a limited edition release to commemorate the TOYO Carp’s victory in the 2016 Central League. Only 1,000 bottles were released to the public, so this is a rare must-have dram to include in your bar.

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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 $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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    $1,299.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 1,091.99
    • GBP: £ 1,013.99
    • JPY: ¥ 137,838
    • SGD: $1,780.99
    • AUD: $1,780.99
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    If you want to give a gift, why not give the best? Hibiki 21 has been crowned the World's Best Blended Whisky, beating out contenders from around the world. This is a gift that anyone will love!

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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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    • EUR: € 1,259.99
    • GBP: £ 1,169.99
    • JPY: ¥ 159,044
    • SGD: $2,054.99
    • AUD: $2,054.99
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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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    $1,599.99 (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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    $2,299.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 1,931.99
    • GBP: £ 1,793.99
    • JPY: ¥ 243,868
    • SGD: $3,150.99
    • AUD: $3,150.99
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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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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