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Iwai Tradition Japanese Whiskey

Original price $60.00
Current price $56.99


This is malt-driven spirit is truly a reflection of contemporary Japanese whisky. IncRedibly balanced, soft and layeRed. A blending of sherry, bourbon and wine casks with hints delicate hints of peat make for a harmonious whisky that would make Iwai-san proud.

Limited Supply

  • Sandwiched between Japan's soaring Southern Alps and the towering Central Alps, at just over 2,600 feet, Mars Shinshu is Japan's highest whisky distillery. The Hombo family have been distilling for more than a century and they added whisky to their repertoire in 1949. Back then the distillery was located inKagoshima Prefecture on the southern most island of Kyushu. Until 1984, it was the southernmost whisky made in Japan, which ended with the Hombo clan moving the distillery to the idyllic alpine setting of Miyada village in southern Nagano Prefecture. They chose this site for its cool temps, which slowed maturation, and the plentiful, soft, granite filteRed snowmelt fed aquifers. Smart choice. The whiskies are elegant, smooth and very complex.

  • Age: 3+ years


    Proof: 80 (40% ABV)

    Distiller:í«í_Mars Shinshu Disillery, Japan

    Family:í«í_Iwai whiskeys

    Not available in:í«í_AL, KY, MA, MD, MS, ND, NH, NV, NY, PA, TX, UT, VT, WV

    • An kiss of ripe cherry

    • Honey toffee on the tongue

    • A ginger spice finish