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Karuizawa 29 yo 1984 (56,8%, OB for The Whisky Exchange 2013, first fill sherry cask #3663, +/- 250 btl.) – 91/100

Karuizawa 1971 (62,8%, OB for Taiwan 2012, cask #7267, 467 btl.) – 92/100

Karuizawa 28 yo 1984 (58%, OB for P9.com.tw 2012, sherry butt #3186, 540 btl.) – 91/100

Karuizawa 48 yo 1964 (57,7%, Number One Drinks for WealthSolutions 2013, cask #3603, 143 btl.) – 95/100

Karuizawa 35 yo 1977 (65,9%, OB 2012, sherry butt #4010, 427 btl.) – 93/100

Karuizawa 31 yo 1980 (56,4%, OB 2011, sherry butt #6568) – 78/100

Karuizawa 34 yo 1977 (64,1%, OB for Taiwan 2011, sherry butt #3584, 169 btl.) – 90/100

Karuizawa 27 yo 1984 (57,7%, OB for Japan 2012, cask #2961, 350 btl.) – 91/100

Tasting of Japanese whisky, hosted by Stefan Van Eycken and organized by The Bonding Dram – 22/08/2013

Karuizawa 28 yo 1983 ‘Noh’ (57,2%, No.1 Drinks 2012, sherry butt #7576, 571 btl.) – 93/100

Karuizawa 31 yo 1981 (66,3%, OB for The Nectar 2013, sherry butt #4333, 94 btl.) – 91/100

Karuizawa 28 yo 1984 (59,3%, N°1 Drinks for LMdW 2012, sherry butt #7975, 445 btl.) – 91/100

Karuizawa 12 yo 2000 (64,3%, OB for LMdW 2013, sherry butt #166) – 85/100

Karuizawa 30 yo 1981 (55,8%, N°1 Drinks for LMdW, sherry butt #162, 584 btl.) – 94/100

Karuizawa 42 yo 1970 (64,3%, Number One Drinks 2012, sherry butt #6177, 326 btl.) – 92/100

Karuizawa 42 yo 1969 (61,3%, Number One Drinks 2012, bourbon cask #8183) – 90/100

Karuizawa 21 yo 1991 ‘The School of Malt – lesson III’ (63,7%, No.1 Drinks 2012, sherry butt #9091, selected by Dave Broom) – 87/100

Karuizawa 31 yo 1981 (60,0%, Shinanoya 2012, bourbon barrel #4961, 228 btl.) – 86/100

Karuizawa 11yo ‘Spirit of Asama’ (48%, The Whisky Exchange 2012, vatting) – 82/100
Karuizawa 11yo ‘Spirit of Asama’ (55%, The Whisky Exchange 2012, vatting) – 85/100

Karuizawa 1984 (64,5%, The Whisky Exchange 2012, first fill sherry cask #4021) – 90/100

Karuizawa 1982 (46%, first fill bourbon cask #8497) – 88/100

Karuizawa 27 yo ‘Multi-vintages #1’ (59,1%, OB 2011, sherry butt & bourbon casks #6405, 4973, 8184, 6437, 1500 btl.) – 91/100

Ootori 15 yo (40%, OB, 66 cl.) – 79/100

Karuizawa 32 yo 1977 (60,7%, OB 2010, cask 4592, 190 btl.) – 91/100

Karuizawa 1991 (62,5%, OB 2007, sherry cask #3318) – 86/100

A series of Japanese whisky reviews. There’s a Hakushu and Yamazaki bottled for Whisky-Live Japan, a Karuizawa 1991, several Nikka bottlings, the highly praised Yamazaki 18yo, a Mizunara wood finish etc.

Karuizawa 19 yo 1991 (60,8%, OB 1991, sherry butt #3206) – 86/100

Karuizawa 1968 (61,1%, OB 2010 for LMdW, sherry cask #6955, 210 btl.) – 90/100

Karuizawa 19 yo 1990 (60%, OB for Whisky Live 10th Anniversary 2009, sherry butt #6446) – 85/100

Karuizawa 27 yo 1982 (56,1%, OB 2009 for The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary, sherry cask #2748) – 90/100

Karuizawa 42 yo 1967 (58,4%, OB 2009 for LMdW & TWE, cask #6426) – 95/100

Karuizawa 1985 (60,8%, OB 2009, cask #7017) – 89/100

Karuizawa 32 yo 1976 Noh (63%, OB 2009, sherry butt #6719, 486 btl.) – 92/100

Karuizawa ‘Wait La Mazurka’ 31 yo 1977 (62,7%, Daily Dram 2009) – 91/100

Karuizawa 1988 (59,8%, OB 2006, cask #3397) – 87/100

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