Entries by antony

Karuizawa.

Karuizawa was Japan’s smallest whisky distillery, producing just 150,000 litres of spirit a year. Karuizawa whisky is rare, due to the low production capacity and the distillery prides itself on its use of traditional whisky making methods. They imported Golden Promise barley from Scotland, which was historically the most common barley used there and matured […]

Suntory Yamazaki 50 Year Old (2005 Release).

The bottle which recently broke the world record for the highest amount paid at auction for a bottle of Japanese Single   Malt   Whisky, when it sold for 343.000 $ at Bonhams in August. After more than a half century of aging, a mere 150 bottles of this expression are released each year. As the number […]

MACALLAN FOLIO “Archival Series”

The MACALLAN distillery has already released three Folio “Archival series” series during the years Folio 1 in 2016, Folio 2 in 2017 and Folio 3 in 2018. The Folio “Archival series” (Folio one in the image) have been some of the most successful limited edition MACALLAN bottlings released the last few years from the distillery. […]