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[1 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | 893 views]
Karuizawa 1984, cask #3663 (Speciality Drinks)

Karuizawa. the stuff whisky geek,lovers and aficionados dream about (they can hardly afford it nowadays), and even after all the hype is gone, Karuizawas are quite amazing drams, you have to admit that. A few months ago Speciality Drinks (a sister company of the TWE, owned by the same famous Sukhinder) announced it was bottling a cask from 1984, and …

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[13 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,597 views]
Karuizawa Spirit of Asama–55% abv

So an affordable Karuizawa? what a grand idea! This was the intention of the lovely guys at Number one drinks, and the folks at TWE when they set to vat 77 casks distilled in 1999 / 2000 together to create a NAS Karuizawa that everyone can afford without selling a body organ or a family member to slavery. But how …

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[27 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 2,246 views]
Tasting Karuizawa 1984 cask # 3692

Another wee cracker from #1 drinks, this time a 1984 , which i see is mainly sold in Sweden (Systembolaget), but i am afraid is mostly gone by now. this one is obviously a sherry cask (first fill i would guess), and is lovely stuff. was able to find a bottle at a French online shop I never heard of …

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[20 Nov 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,329 views]
Tasting Greatness : Karuizawa 1983 Noh Cask #7576

The big K : Karuizawa. Highly estimated and not easy to get hold of, since they disappear so fast, and also because they are not cheap, but boy, they are oh so very good. period.
this one is no exception : bottled by #1 Drinks (cheers chaps for the sample) , this one is bottled at CS of 57.2% clearly from …

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[24 Nov 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,029 views]
Quick Dram : Noh Karuizawa Single cask – 1977 – Cask # 4592

Karuizawa.
One of those names that makes every whisky geek drool…. like song to ones ears. I have long wanted to try one of those, and since those babies are not cheap and also hard to get , I was able to try one just recently. and all thanks to those cool guys at master of malt.
A few weeks ago the …