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Kawasaki 1980 33 Year Old Ghosts Series 4th Edition Cask #6165

Kawasaki 1980 33 Year Old Ghosts Series 4th Edition Cask #6165
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Kawasaki 1980 33 Year Old Ghosts Series 4th Edition Cask #6165Kawasaki 1980 33 Year Old Ghosts Series 4th Edition Cask #6165Kawasaki 1980 33 Year Old Ghosts Series 4th Edition Cask #6165
Winning bid: £4100.00
Lot number: 0590695

This single grain whisky is from the mysterious Kawasaki distillery - a distillery that vanished in the mid/late 80s leaving nothing but casks in various vineyards and Chichibu. Now most of its stock is owned by Ichiro Akuto. There have been only 8 releases of Kawasaki. The word 'rare' applies here.

This is the 4th of the Ghosts - a series of rare whiskies all with labels from the famous Japanese artist Yoshitoshi's ''New form of 36 ghosts'' bottled for Nonjatta blog. The original prints were made from woodblock printing. He was the last artist to use the technique. This one is a print of a Badger disguised as a priest taking a nap in Morin temple.

It is the only known specimen from the 1980 vintage.

Distilled: 1980

Bottled: 2014

Age: 33 years old

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 6165

59.6%ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 5 of 60

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

Featured in: The 59th Auction (Ended March 6, 2016)
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