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Karuizawa Noh 1983 28 Year Old Cask #7576

Karuizawa Noh 1983 28 Year Old Cask #7576
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Karuizawa Noh 1983 28 Year Old Cask #7576Karuizawa Noh 1983 28 Year Old Cask #7576Karuizawa Noh 1983 28 Year Old Cask #7576
Winning bid: £1900.00
Lot number: 066-0462

Karuizawa distillery officially closed its doors in 2011, although it hadn't been producing whisky since 2000. Since then all the stocks have been bought by Number One Drinks Company who release them every so often.

Another release of Karuizawa as part of the Noh Series. Noh masks are one of the most important parts of the costumes in the Japanese drama theatre act that is Noh, the masks themselves were hand carved from wood and have a consistency of bulging eyes and large mouths.

These masks represent different faces, such as ghosts, demons, goblins, old men, females and males. Most masks have been carved so the actor can change his character by just a tilt of his head so the audience gain a different view of his mask.

This label features the mask Chorei Beshimi, a demon mask that usually represents a goblin.

Distilled: 1983

Bottled: 2012

Age: 28 years old

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 7576

57.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of 571 bottles released


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Featured in: The 66th Auction (September 23 – October 2, 2016)