Karuizawa 1983 Cask #8333

Karuizawa 1983 Cask #8333
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Karuizawa 1983 Cask #8333Karuizawa 1983 Cask #8333Karuizawa 1983 Cask #8333
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Lot number: 067-4729

Founded in 1955 with a keen eye on producing high quality whisky, Karuizawa was mothballed in 2000 and since then has achieved the kind of mythical stature reserved for only a select few distilleries. During production they solely used Golden Promise barley imported from Scotland - the Golden Promise was considered vital for long maturation. Direct fired stills, Sherry casks sourced from Spain and an on site cooperage all contributed to the high quality of their whisky. In 2011 Number One Drinks bought the remaining stock and they have been instrumental in the phoenix- like resurrection of a distillery that rarely released any bottles during its life time.

68 bottles were drawn from a single sherry butt. Which means that a large amount vaporised during maturation, leaving a very tasty whisky behind!

Distilled: 1983

Bottled: 2013

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 8333

62.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 68 bottles released

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Featured in: The 67th Auction (October 28 – November 6, 2016)
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