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Karuizawa 1992 Single Cask #3330

Karuizawa 1992 Single Cask #3330
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Karuizawa 1992 Single Cask #3330Karuizawa 1992 Single Cask #3330Karuizawa 1992 Single Cask #3330Karuizawa 1992 Single Cask #3330
Winning bid: £740.00
Lot number: 077-0691

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 it 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 it has been instrumental in the phoenix-like resurrection of a distillery that rarely released any bottles during its life time.

Distilled: 1992

Bottled: 2007

Cask Type: American White Oak / Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 3330

61.5% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 430 bottles released

Please note creasing to carton and carton does not match bottle

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Featured in: The 77th Auction (August 25 – September 3, 2017)