1. Suntory Hibiki Japanese Harmony Whisky 2021 Limited Edition Design

    Proof86 (43% ABV)
    Size750mL
    In February 1899, Shinjiro Torii opened a store in Osaka, Japan that traded in imported wines. Within a decade, Torii began producing his own sweet grape wine called Akadama Port Wine, which became wildly popular throughout the country. In 1923, Torri — fascinated by whisky his entire life — decided to expand his business and began construction of the Yamazaki Distillery, Japan's first-ever whisky distillery.

    Although inspired by traditional Scottish distilleries, Torii envisioned a uniquely Japanese approach to whisky and chose a location for his distillery that offered a climate and terrain that were completely different than those of Scotland. Nestled on the periphery of Kyoto, Yamazaki Distillery is situated at the confluence of three rivers — the Katsura, Uji, and Kizu — that provide the warm, damp environment ideal for the production and maturation of whisky.

    Fifty years after the construction of Yamazaki Distillery, Keizo Saji inherited his father's vision and constructed Suntory's second distillery. Situated amidst the deep forests of Mount Kaikomagatake in Japan's southern Alps, the Hakushu Distillery enjoys a unique microclimate as a result of being surrounded by nearly 6,000 varieties of plants and thousand-year-old granite rocks.

    Hibiki Japanese Harmony Whisky is crafted from a blend of more than 12 unique grain and malt whiskies produced at Suntory’s Yamazaki, Hakushu, and Chita distilleries. The blend, which was developed by master blender Shingo Torii and chief blender Shinji Fukuyo, is composed of five key styles — Chita grain whiskey, which serves as the “broth,” malt whiskies aged in American oak casks, sherry casks, Mizunara (Japanese oak) casks, and finally a smoky malt whisky which adds hidden complexity to the blend.

    Each bottle of Hibiki Japanese Harmony Whisky is crafted with 24 facets that represent the 24 seasons of the Japanese lunar calendar. The 2021 Limited Edition takes the design further, paying tribute to the Ryusui-Hyakka (One-Hundred Flowers and Flowing Water). It's a striking design, depicting the various blossoms of the Japanese 24 seasons, a stream of water flowing through them.

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    The whisky has a slightly floral aroma with additional notes of apricot, orange blossom, marmalade, and clove. The palate is dry, with plenty of raisins, honey, pear, and cinnamon, leading to a long and complex finish complete with malt chocolate, oak, pepper, candied apples, and a slight hint of smoke.
    $1,110.99
  2. Ichiro's Malt Double Distilleries Chichibu x Komagatake 2021 Japanese Whisky

    Proof106 (53% ABV)
    Size750mL
    For nearly three centuries, Ichiro Akuto's family brewed sake along the banks of the Tone River in Central Japan. Following the end of World War II, his family received a distiller's license and purchased two second-hand stills from a Scottish distillery. By the turn of the century, however, his father had made the difficult decision to dismantle the stills and sell the 400 casks of remaining whisky that were still maturing in the distillery's rickhouses.

    Fueled by a belief in the potential for Japanese single malts, Ichiro purchased the casks from his father. He went to study distillation techniques at Benriach and Springbank Distillery, before returning to Japan and constructing a state-of-the-art distillery in Chichibu, the Saitama prefecture. The small distillery opened its doors in 2008 and has only 9 full-time employees. The climate of Chichibu with its hot and humid summers and cold winter temperatures is perfect for distilling whisky, while the famous Arakawa River provides excellent water. The distillery imported the equipment as well as the peat from Scotland, while the malt and barley come from England and Germany. Their current output is around 90,000 liters per year.

    Ichiro's Malt Double Distilleries Chichibu X Komagatake sees the Chichibu Distillery collaborate with the Mars Shinshu distillery. Mars Shinshu is Japan's highest whisky distillery, at 798 meters ― just over 2,600 feet ― nestled between Japan’s Southern and Central Alps. Mars Shinshu is owned by the Hombo family, who have been in the business of distillation for over a century.

    The blend of both whiskies was matured at the Chichibu distillery. Born of a desire for Japanese distilleries to be able to trade casks just like the Scottish ones do, the whisky was aged in a combination of ex-bourbon, American oak, and sherry casks. Limited to 10,200 bottles, this expression clocks in at 107 proof.

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    The nose is sweet with caramel, tropical fruit, and old oak notes. You'll find toffee and fruit on the pleasantly sweet palate with pineapple and a touch of ripe banana, culminating in a fruity finish with hints of brine.
    $649.99
  3. Mars Malt Duo Komagatake x Chichibu 2021 Japanese Whisky

    Proof108 (54% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Mars Shinshu is Japan's highest whisky distillery, at 798 meters ― just over 2,600 feet ― nestled between Japan’s Southern and Central Alps. Mars Shinshu is owned by the Hombo family, who have been in the business of distillation for over a century. Whisky became a part of the Mars Shinshu production lineup in 1949. In 1984, Shinshu decided to move their southernmost Kyushu distillery to the picturesque alpine Miyada village, where the high altitude and cool climate make for suitable conditions for whisky-making. The whisky is produced from mineral-rich waters that pass through granite rock.

    For nearly three centuries, Ichiro Akuto's family brewed sake along the banks of the Tone River in Central Japan. Following the end of World War II, his family received a distiller's license and purchased two second-hand stills from a Scottish distillery. By the turn of the century, however, his father had made the difficult decision to dismantle the stills and sell the 400 casks of remaining whisky that were still maturing in the distillery's rickhouses. Fueled by a belief in the potential for Japanese single malts, Ichiro purchased the casks from his father. He went to study distillation techniques at Benriach and Springbank Distillery, before returning to Japan and constructing a state-of-the-art distillery in Chichibu, the Saitama prefecture. The small distillery opened its doors in 2008 and has only 9 full-time employees. The climate of Chichibu with its hot and humid summers and cold winter temperatures is perfect for distilling whisky, while the famous Arakawa River provides excellent water.

    This expression had the 2 renowned Japanese distilleries collaborate, trading casks in the vein of their Scottish brethren. It's a blend of Mars Shinshu Komagatake and Ichiru's Malt Chichibu, with the blend patiently matured at Japan's highest whisky distillery. Bottled at 108 proof, the whisky is limited to 10,918 bottles.

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    The nose opens with creamy and sweet aromas of maple syrup, plum, pear, pine forest, and orange zest. The palate is equally sweet with apple, caramel, cake, dark chocolate, baking spice, and hints of smoke that linger through the gently tannic finish with a touch of black tea.
    $579.99
  4. Jameson 18 Year Old Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey

    Proof80 (40% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    92%
    (4)
    You'd be hard-pressed to find a more iconic name in the Irish whiskey world than "Jameson ." The Jameson tradition dates all the way back to 1740, when John Jameson was born into a family whose motto, "Sine Metu"("Without Fear"), was earned through the family's courage in fighting pirates on the high seas during the 1500s.

    John Jameson himself was a living embodiment of Sine Metu, and his ancestors' bravery inspired in John a boldness that led him not only to open his own distillery in the latter 18th century, but also to pioneer the technique of triple-distilling whiskey — now the gold standard in the Irish whiskey industry. John Jameson lived to be 83 — an impressive feat for someone born in the 18th century — and his descendants John II, John III and John IV all honored his legacy by leading the distillery well into the 20th century.

    Jameson Irish Whiskey is crafted from a mash of malted and unmalted barley that is triple-distilled — just as it was by John Jameson himself centuries ago — through three separate copper-pot stills: a wash still, feint still and finally a spirit still. The mash itself is made using barley, maize and pure Irish water, further adding to the unique character of the whiskey.

    Jameson 18 Year Old Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey is a special blend of three whiskies that have each aged at least 18 years in hand-selected American bourbon and European oak casks in Jameson's Midleton warehouse. As a result of its 18 year beauty rest, the whiskey's nose opens with spicy oak and toffee, which is followed by more toffee and fudge notes on the palate, as well as subtle hints of sherry. Just before being bottled, the whiskey is finished in first-fill bourbon casks, which leads to a smooth, vanilla finish, brightened by previous notes of toffee and caramel.

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    Nose opens with spicy oak and toffee, which is followed by more toffee and fudge notes on the palate, as well as subtle hints of sherry. The bourbon cask finishing leads to a smooth, vanilla finish, brightened by previous notes of toffee and caramel.
    $204.99
  5. Chicken Cock 20 Year Old Cotton Club Rye Whiskey

    Proof100 (50% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Grain & Barrel Spirits is the passion project of Matti Anttila, a former J.P. Morgan investment banker turned spirits entrepreneur. During a business trip to Brazil, he sampled the local Brazilian Cachaça. He enjoyed it so much so that he decided to launch Cabana Cachaça quickly building it into a successful brand. After another spirits investment, he founded Grain & Barrel Spirits in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2013. Today, Grain & Barrel Spirits is a global beverage platform that develops authentic spirit brands.

    One of their core brands is The Chicken Cock label that dates all the way back to 1856 and is one of the oldest bourbon brands in history. The brand was successful in Paris, Kentucky, and its popularity peaked during Prohibition when production was moved to Canada. In the 1950s the Chicken Cock Distillery was destroyed by a fire, and in 2016, entrepreneur Matti Anttila of Grain & Spirits bought the brand and their whiskey line was revitalized in 2017.

    Crafted with a mash bill of 90% rye and 10% malted barley, the Chicken Cock Cotton Club Rye has spent a full 2 decades in a used bourbon cask. When Chicken Cock was forced to move production to Canada during Prohibition, their rye was being smuggled back into the US in tin cans. This expression pays tribute to those times with a replica pre-Prohibition era tin canister. The name is a reference to the Cotton Club, a famous speakeasy that featured Chicken Cock as their house whiskey.

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    The nose opens with sweet candy, grassy rye, earthy, citrus zest, and spice notes. The palate is complex with vanilla, molasses, spice, pepper, citrus, and toasted oak, culminating in a long, creamy, sweet, and spicy finish.
    $500.99
  6. Bushmills 21 Year Old Three Woods Single Malt Irish Whiskey

    Proof80 (40% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    100%
    (1)
    In 1608, King James I of England granted Sir Thomas Phillipps — the governor of Bushmills, County Antrim in Northern Ireland — a license to distill on his territory. Even in those early years, before the Old Bushmills Distillery Company was officially established (Hugh Anderson did so in 1784, and registered the first-ever trademark for the pot still), historical accounts show that a great quantity of whiskey was produced here, and Bushmills is widely-considered to be the oldest distillery in the world. Though several events — including a disastrous fire in 1885, as well as World War II — halted production at the Old Bushmills Distillery, the distillery determinedly fought on, and in 2008, celebrated its 400th anniversary.

    Bushmills 21 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey is made with pure, unmalted barley, which is dried in the hot air as opposed to over a peat flame, leading to an absence of the "smoky" character typically found in Scotch whiskies. Once the wort has been fermented, the resulting wash is triple-distilled through copper pot stills — compared to other stills, the stills at the Old Bushmills Distillery are smaller, with relatively slender necks, and those unique characteristics help give the whiskey a lighter, smoother flavor.

    Once distilled, Bushmills 21 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey is laid to rest for 19 years in a combination of ex-American bourbon and ex-Spanish sherry barrels, then finally married together for an additional two years in a madeira-infused cask. This intense aging process gives the whiskey an aroma of toffee and dark, bittersweet chocolate. The palate is bursting with raisins, and leads to a long, complex finish marked by mint and fresh licorice.

    A very limited number of these casks exist in the Old Bushmills Distillery, and we’ve managed to secure just a handful of bottles.

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    Aroma of toffee and dark, bittersweet chocolate. Palate is bursting with raisins, and leads to a long, complex finish marked by mint and fresh licorice.
    $257.99
  7. Kentucky Owl 10 Year Old Rye Batch #3 Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

    Proof114 (57% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    93%
    (1)
    Kentucky Owl was founded by Charles Mortimer Dedman, a local pharmacist, in 1879. After marrying his wife, Dedman was given a large parcel of land on the banks of the Kentucky River, as a wedding gift from his adopted father who was a local town judge. C.M. Dedman Distillery was established here on the banks of the Kentucky River, producing "The Wise Man's Bourbon" under Distilled Spirits Plant Designation "No. 16", one of Kentucky’s original distilleries and part of a booming industry.

    Kentucky Owl achieved much success and production continued until Prohibition halted distillation. The family-run facility was no match for the "forces of teetotalism, temperance and eventually, the Feds." In 1916, Prohibition left several local distilleries with ample reserves of bourbon. As for Kentucky Owl, approximately 250,000 gallons of bourbon were left over in various stages of aging. Today these reserves would be worth about $40 million in inventory. After Federal agents descended on the Dedman’s distillery, the bourbon was seized and shipped up the river by barge to the state capital in Frankfort for "safekeeping" in a warehouse.

    Kentucky Owl 10-Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Batch #3 features citrus, orange juice, grapefruit, oak, anise, and barbeque spice on the nose. The combination of barrel sweetness, caramel candy, creamy vanilla, toffee, and hazelnut coat the palate before moving into a finish of licorice, absinthe, nutmeg, and a mild flash of cayenne pepper. The 10-year old stocks in this Rye #3 deliver a richer, thicker, syrupy mouthfeel.

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    Citrus, orange juice, grapefruit, oak, anise, and barbeque spice on the nose. The combination of barrel sweetness, caramel candy, creamy vanilla, toffee, and hazelnut coat the palate before moving into a finish of licorice, absinthe, nutmeg, and a mild flash of cayenne pepper.
    $338.99
  8. Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey

    Proof126.2 (63.1% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Established in 1775 and situated in Frankfort, Kentucky, Buffalo Trace is one of the few American distilleries that continued its operations through Prohibition, after receiving a permit to bottle medicinal whiskey when the 18th Amendment came into effect in 1920. They were permitted to produce new whiskey from 1930 to 1933. As a result, George T. Stagg Distillery, as the company was named at the time, was one of only four Kentucky distilleries that were capable of producing whiskey after Prohibition ended. The distillery changed several hands through more than two centuries, and the owners included Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor Jr., who earned himself the title of the father of the modern bourbon industry.

    The oldest continually operating distillery in the United States includes the rich legacies of master distillers such as E. H. Taylor Jr., Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee as well. To this day it remains family-owned, operating on the same 130 acres of land adjacent to the Kentucky River as it has for over 200 years. Similarly, the distillery’s flagship bourbon has been made using the same process for over 2 centuries. Now part of the Sazerac family, the distillery has remained dedicated to a single craft: the making of fine bourbon whiskey, bringing together tradition and innovation in the process.

    Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey is released via the revered Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. Paying tribute to a bartender from New Orleans who was the first to use rye whiskey in a Sazerac cocktail, it's a rich and bold rye that is uncut and unfiltered ― an authentic rye that pays homage to the whiskey from the 1880s, it's the perfect choice for an authentic and historic Sazerac cocktail. Bottled straight from the barrel, it clocks in at 126.2 proof. Aged more than 6 years in #4 char new American white oak, it's a powerful and boldly spicy whiskey that has received some of the most prestigious awards. It was awarded a Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in both 2019 and 2020, earned 4 stars from Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal, as well as being named the "3rd finest whisky in the world" and "Rye of the Year" by Jim Murray's Whisky Bible.

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    This powerful rye is boldly spicy with toffee, fig, and candied fruit notes followed by mint, cinnamon, and clove. Finishes long and warm with subtle allspice, coconut, and nutmeg notes.
    $1,110.99
  9. Teeling 30 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey

    Proof92 (46% ABV)
    Size750mL
    In 1782, Walter Teeling opened a distillery along Marrowbone Lane in Dublin, Ireland. At the time, nearly 40 independent distilleries dotted the rolling Irish landscape, the majority of which were centralized in the industrial engine room of the city — the Liberties. "Since 1782 the Teeling family has been crafting Irish Whiskey," says Jack Teeling, the founder of the Teeling Whiskey Company." The entrepreneurial spirit that inspired Walter Teeling back in the 18th century has not been diluted over the years and the latest generation of Teelings are committed to innovating and creating unique Irish whiskeys."

    Teeling’s Vintage Reserve Collection has some of the oldest bottles of Irish single malt. These hand-selected casks are chosen specifically for their distinctive characteristics, making for some of the finest (and rarest!) Irish single malts on the market.


    Teeling 30 Year Old follows in the footsteps of the super successful 24-year-old expression that won several of the most prestigious international awards. Matured in ex-bourbon casks for 21 years, then transferred into Sauternes wine casks for another 9, it has spent 3 decades patiently maturing, making it one of the oldest Irish single malt whiskeys ever bottled. Distilled in 1991 at the Cooley Distillery, this exceptional 92-proof expression is limited to just 4,000 bottles.

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    Aromas of white peach, freshly-cut grass, white chocolate, and toasted almonds greet the nose. The palate has ripe peach, honey, brine, as well as hints of spice and smoke. The finish is silky-smooth, sweet, and long with lingering spice notes.
    $2,199.99
  10. The Hakushu 18 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

    Proof86 (43% ABV)
    Size750mL
    In February 1899, Shinjiro Torii — the father of Japanese Whisky — opened a general store in Osaka, Japan that traded in imported wines. Within a decade, Torii began producing his own sweet grape wine called Akadama Port Wine, which became wildly popular throughout the country. Following the end of World War I, Torri — fascinated by whisky his entire life — decided to expand his business and began construction of the Yamazaki Distillery, Japan’s first-ever whisky distillery.

    Fifty years after the construction of Yamazaki Distillery, Keizo Saji inherited his father's vision and began construction of Suntory’s second distillery. Although inspired by traditional Scottish distilleries, both Torii and Saji envisioned a uniquely Japanese approach to distilling whisky. As a result, the Hakushu Distillery is situated amidst the deep forests of Mount Kaikomagatake in Japan’s southern Alps, and enjoys a unique microclimate as a result of being surrounded by a forest with nearly 6,000 varieties of plants and ancient granite rocks.

    The Hakushu 18 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky is made exclusively from malted barley, which is milled and mashed with water sourced from the Ojira River and Jingu Rivers (the water has a unique softness and purity, made possible by its filtration through the granite rocks of the Japanese Alps). Once the grains have been mashed, they are fermented by a unique strain of yeast (Hakushu Distillery has thousands of unique strains in its arsenal) in wooden washbacks. Despite the additional cost and labor required, wooden washbacks as compared to stainless steel washbacks take advantage of the distillery’s unique location by incorporating naturally occurring lactic acid bacteria and other microorganisms into the wash.

    Following fermentation, the wash is distilled twice through Hakushu’s copper-pot stills before the whisky is laid to rest in the distillery’s warehouses. Once the whisky has aged for a minimum of 18 years, it is brought to proof with pure Japanese spring water. As a result of the whisky’s slumber in Japan’s deep forests, Hakushu 18 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky has a fruity aroma, with hints of orange, pear and dry smoke. Notes of pastries, baking spices, and honey buns dominate the palate, and lead to a finish accented by touches of smoke and cinnamon.

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    Fruity aroma, with hints of orange, pear and dry smoke. Notes of pastries, baking spices, and honey buns dominate the palate. Finish accented by touches of smoke and cinnamon.
    $794.99
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Let us help you find your new favorite whiskey bottle for your home bar. This centuries-old brown spirit was once known to the world as aqua vitae, which translates from Latin to mean “the water of life.”

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