Japanese Whisky

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!

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!

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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    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $269.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 245.69
    • GBP: £ 218.69
    • JPY: ¥ 28,992
    • SGD: $372.59
    • AUD: $399.59
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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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    $269.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 245.69
    • GBP: £ 218.69
    • JPY: ¥ 28,992
    • SGD: $372.59
    • AUD: $399.59
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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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    $279.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 254.79
    • GBP: £ 226.79
    • JPY: ¥ 30,065
    • SGD: $386.39
    • AUD: $414.39
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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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    Rated 4.67 out of 5
    $299.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 272.99
    • GBP: £ 242.99
    • JPY: ¥ 32,213
    • SGD: $413.99
    • AUD: $443.99
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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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    $299.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 272.99
    • GBP: £ 242.99
    • JPY: ¥ 32,213
    • SGD: $413.99
    • AUD: $443.99
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    $349.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 318.49
    • GBP: £ 283.49
    • JPY: ¥ 37,582
    • SGD: $482.99
    • AUD: $517.99
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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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    $349.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 318.49
    • GBP: £ 283.49
    • JPY: ¥ 37,582
    • SGD: $482.99
    • AUD: $517.99
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    $359.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 327.59
    • GBP: £ 291.59
    • JPY: ¥ 38,656
    • SGD: $496.79
    • AUD: $532.79
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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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    $394.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 359.44
    • GBP: £ 319.94
    • JPY: ¥ 42,414
    • SGD: $545.09
    • AUD: $584.59
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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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    $449.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 409.49
    • GBP: £ 364.49
    • JPY: ¥ 48,320
    • SGD: $620.99
    • AUD: $665.99
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    Shinshu Mars Distillery, owned by Hombo Shuzo Co., is the highest Japanese whisky distillery in Japan, and this Mars Komagatake whisky is one of its luxurious and high-quality spirits. Matured in a sherry cask, this no age statement whisky is a Japanese single-cask, single-malt dram to experience.

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    $449.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 409.49
    • GBP: £ 364.49
    • JPY: ¥ 48,320
    • SGD: $620.99
    • AUD: $665.99
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    Here’s a sample-sized version of the Nikka Tsuru, a popular and elegant line of blended whisky from the renowned whisky company, Nikka. Featuring a beautiful white decanter with Japanese cranes engraved on the base, the Nikka Tsuru pure malt whisky has an equally luxurious and light taste.

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    $449.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 409.49
    • GBP: £ 364.49
    • JPY: ¥ 48,320
    • SGD: $620.99
    • AUD: $665.99
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    Here’s a sample-sized version of the Nikka Tsuru, a popular and elegant line of blended whisky from the renowned whisky company, Nikka. Featuring a beautiful white decanter with Japanese cranes engraved on the base, the Nikka Tsuru pure malt whisky has an equally luxurious and light taste.

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    $459.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 418.59
    • GBP: £ 372.59
    • JPY: ¥ 49,394
    • SGD: $634.79
    • AUD: $680.79
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    Yoichi is without a doubt Nikka´s finest product. Distilled in the Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido, it is a part of Japanese whisky history. This edition comes with a beautiful gift box, making it the perfect gift for any fan of world class whisky!

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    $469.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 427.69
    • GBP: £ 380.69
    • JPY: ¥ 50,468
    • SGD: $648.59
    • AUD: $695.59
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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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    $499.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 454.99
    • GBP: £ 404.99
    • JPY: ¥ 53,689
    • SGD: $689.99
    • AUD: $739.99
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    Suntory is Japan’s principal beverage maker. The company’s very name is a seal of quality, as Suntory wins global whisky awards year after year. From time to time the company releases speciality bottles, eminently collectible favorites of whisky fans. Here we have the Suntory Excellence Pot Still Bottle Old bottling. Released before 1989 when alcohol tax laws were amended. Having the shape that it does, it could be put to good use, for example at dinner parties.

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    $499.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 454.99
    • GBP: £ 404.99
    • JPY: ¥ 53,689
    • SGD: $689.99
    • AUD: $739.99
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    Here’s a sample-sized version of the Nikka Tsuru, a popular and elegant line of blended whisky from the renowned whisky company, Nikka. Featuring a beautiful white decanter with Japanese cranes engraved on the base, the Nikka Tsuru pure malt whisky has an equally luxurious and light taste.

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    $499.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 454.99
    • GBP: £ 404.99
    • JPY: ¥ 53,689
    • SGD: $689.99
    • AUD: $739.99
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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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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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    $539.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 491.39
    • GBP: £ 437.39
    • JPY: ¥ 57,984
    • SGD: $745.19
    • AUD: $799.19
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    Part of the discontinued Yoichi aged range, the 10 year-old is bursting with oak, gentle peat, and a rich, deep character. Know any lovers of peaty, smoky whisky from Scotland? Well, this similar yet completely different expression will both please and convert them.

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    $549.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 500.49
    • GBP: £ 445.49
    • JPY: ¥ 59,058
    • SGD: $758.99
    • AUD: $813.99
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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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    $579.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 527.79
    • GBP: £ 469.79
    • JPY: ¥ 62,279
    • SGD: $800.39
    • AUD: $858.39
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    As a delightful Ji-whisky to experience, the Wakatsuru Sun Shine Extra Special Whisky is one to try if you’re looking for a Japanese whisky other than the more popular brands like Suntory and Nikka. This single malt aged for 20 years and has a smoky, citrusy, and earthy flavor profile.

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    $594.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 541.44
    • GBP: £ 481.94
    • JPY: ¥ 63,890
    • SGD: $821.09
    • AUD: $880.59
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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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    $599.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 545.99
    • GBP: £ 485.99
    • JPY: ¥ 64,427
    • SGD: $827.99
    • AUD: $887.99
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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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    $599.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 545.99
    • GBP: £ 485.99
    • JPY: ¥ 64,427
    • SGD: $827.99
    • AUD: $887.99
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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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    $609.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 555.09
    • GBP: £ 494.09
    • JPY: ¥ 65,501
    • SGD: $841.79
    • AUD: $902.79
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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: € 636.99
    • GBP: £ 566.99
    • JPY: ¥ 75,165
    • SGD: $965.99
    • AUD: $1,035.99
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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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    $699.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 636.99
    • GBP: £ 566.99
    • JPY: ¥ 75,165
    • SGD: $965.99
    • AUD: $1,035.99
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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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    $799.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 727.99
    • GBP: £ 647.99
    • JPY: ¥ 85,903
    • SGD: $1,103.99
    • AUD: $1,183.99
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    Part the discontinued aged Miyagikyo range, this whisky is particularly difficult to find. Subtle, floral, and fruity, this will appeal to those with a palate for fruit-forward drinks, like many white wines, rye and grain whiskey, and sherry wine.

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    $799.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 727.99
    • GBP: £ 647.99
    • JPY: ¥ 85,903
    • SGD: $1,103.99
    • AUD: $1,183.99
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    Love craft beer? Love whiskey? Then look no further. This amazing release by Chichibu was aged in IPA casks, bringing forth an amazing hoppy, citrusy character to balance out the rich malt from the whisky. Something different for someone special.

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    $879.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 800.79
    • GBP: £ 712.79
    • JPY: ¥ 94,493
    • SGD: $1,214.39
    • AUD: $1,302.39
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    Suntory is Japan's principal beverage maker. The company's very name is a seal of quality, as Suntory wins global whisky awards year after year. From time to time the company releases specialty bottles, eminently collectible favorites of whisky fans. This bottle has the shape of a violin.

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    $899.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 818.99
    • GBP: £ 728.99
    • JPY: ¥ 96,641
    • SGD: $1,241.99
    • AUD: $1,331.99
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    A splendid master’s blend, the Champion’s Choice Old Whisky is a Karuizawa exclusive that was specially released for the Tateshina Fuyo Country Club. Karuizawa is now a closed distillery and shut down its whisky production in 2011, making this bottle a rare collectible.

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    $899.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 818.99
    • GBP: £ 728.99
    • JPY: ¥ 96,641
    • SGD: $1,241.99
    • AUD: $1,331.99
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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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    $899.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 818.99
    • GBP: £ 728.99
    • JPY: ¥ 96,641
    • SGD: $1,241.99
    • AUD: $1,331.99
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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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    $999.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 909.99
    • GBP: £ 809.99
    • JPY: ¥ 107,379
    • SGD: $1,379.99
    • AUD: $1,479.99
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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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    $999.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 909.99
    • GBP: £ 809.99
    • JPY: ¥ 107,379
    • SGD: $1,379.99
    • AUD: $1,479.99
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    Released to commemorate the established of Bunkamura, a cultural complex in Shibuya, Japan, Nikka created this perfect blend of whiskies from its distilleries. This celebratory whisky bottle comes in a wooden box, perfect for gift giving purposes.

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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!

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: Suntory Set

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We recently unveiled our Dekanta-exclusive Anniversary Set of Suntory bottles.The set includes a bottle from each of Suntory’s world renowned distilleries presented in a beautiful collectors box. This is your chance to give your whisky collection a big boost, for just $499.99.The set includes 4 bottles, a beautiful wooden box and ice ball mold set.

Check it out here: https://dekanta.com/store/dekanta-anniversary-collection-suntory-set/