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.
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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