Japan has been producing some exceptional qualities of whisky products over the last few years. They were also successful in becoming a tough competitor to Britain lately, and have even won almost all of the World Whisky Awards in the recent years. Below are some of the best Japanese whiskies you can get in the US.
This exceptional liquor product comes inside an elegant and broad-shouldered bottle. A blend of grain and malt whiskies are prepared to produce Nikka, and the resulting blend is then recasked and finally filled into the bottles directly from the barrel.
It has a broad and rich smell, and tastes delicious. However, the stumpy neck of the bottle might make pouring the drink difficult sometimes. The chances for a few drops to go waste are higher. Nikka 17-Year-Old Japanese Whisky is available at a price of $299.99.
Hibiki 17 Year Japanese Whisky
Hibiki 17 Year is a triple blended Japanese whisky, and bottled inside a classic Hibiki bottle. This drink is incredibly delicious and offers an exceptional quality; hence, it is an absolute delight for whiskey lovers.
This drink is initially flat on the nose, but the amazing flavors and sweetness it offers can be recognized, while you gulp the drink down through your throat. This is one of the most favorite drinks of whiskey lovers and the price of Hibiki 17 Year is just $299.99.
Ichiro’s Malt Chichibu – The Floor Malted Japanese Whisky
Ichiro’s Malt Chichibu offers a fruity and clam aroma of roasted cereal notes, red cherries, and summer berries. During the production process, white chocolate and crème caramel are added to the mix, and a light texture is maintained throughout the process.
Some producers add more water to the mix to increase the chocolate flavor of this Japanese whisky, which is quite popular among those alcohol lovers who look for an additional taste in their drink. It offers a sweet and delicious taste and is priced at $299.99.
The Yamazaki 12-Year-Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky
The Yamazaki has been available in the US for more than 30 years and it is the reason why Yamazaki is the most popular Japanese whiskey today. The Yamazaki 12-year-old single malt whisky offers an incredible taste and can be easily gulped down.
This amazing whiskey goes best on the rocks, and is available at a comparatively low price of $219.99.
Hakushu 12-Year-Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky
The Hakushu Distillery, located near the Mount Fuji produces this smoky, terrific, and peaty malt whisky. They are generally aged for at least 12 years, and those that aren’t aged are referred to as “young talent”.
Hakushu single malt whisky offers a light color, bright flavor, and a crispy taste. This exceptional Japanese whisky can be purchased for just $84.99.