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Karuizawa Cask Strength 1st Release

Karuizawa Cask Strength 1st Release
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Karuizawa Cask Strength 1st ReleaseKaruizawa Cask Strength 1st Release
Winning bid: £600.00
Lot number: 076-0592

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 distillerie.

During production they solely used Golden Promise barley imported from Scotland - the barley 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 itr has been instrumental in the phoenix-like resurrection of a distillery that rarely released any bottles during its lifetime.

This is the first release of the ''Cask strength'' series from Number One Drinks Company. This series was created with the aim of being a way of providing bottlings of Karuizawa at an affordable and drinkable (!) price.

Distilled:1999 & 2000

Bottled: 2013

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

61.7% ABV / 70cl

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 76th Auction (July 28 – August 6, 2017)