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Kaiyo Whisky

(70cl, 43%)

Kaiyo Whisky
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Kaiyo Whisky Bottling Note

Kaiyo Whisky is very intriguing indeed, starting out as a teaspooned malt (with the bulk of the malt whisky coming from one distillery, along with a drop of malt whisky from another distillery, meaning it can't be called a single malt). It's matured in mizunara oak - mizunara can impart a wonderful array of flavours to the whisky, though its notoriously difficult for coopers to work with. Not only that, it spends a portion of its maturation at sea, helping to evolve its flavour profile further.

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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Orange peel, jasmine, a hint of coastal air, soft cedar.

Palate: Coffee bean, green apple, black tea and alpine herbs.

Finish: Cinnamon rolls and mango.

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Kaiyo Whisky Reviews


The only and best mizunara cask whisky!!

28th March 2023

Good price good price

Great whisky with reasonable price.

28th March 2023

Couldn't be happier for the price.

Amazing whiskey received as a present from my boss and couldn't be more happy. Really enjoy The Peated bottle (Orange label) as well. Looking forward to trying the cask strength. price is fair for the quality of the whiskey.

11th February 2022

Worth Every Penny

Excellent whiskey. The aging at sea in mizunara oak barrels produces a very pleasant sipping whiskey. I like the Cask Strength but for the money the black label Kaiyo does the job.
Looking for big things when they get their distillery built.

16th January 2021

A good but not great Japanese whisky

As a fan of Nikka from the Barrel, Nikka Coffey Grain and Nikka Coffey Malt, I use those as my benchmarks when it comes to Japanese whisky. The Kaiyo comes in middle of the pack, and I would say it's a decent value for Japanese whisky. Woodsy and floral at the same time, with the traditional caramel notes in the finish. I did not detect the briny, sea salt notes as some have had. It's a good guy, but not in the same league as Nikka or Hibiki.

29th April 2020

Top 14 whisky or 2019 by Whisky Advocate

This was my first Japanese whisky. I bought this because of the Whisky Advocate 92 rating and top 14 whisky of 2019. I have to say, I might have found my new favorite whisky. I now understand all the Japanese whisky hype is all about.

8th January 2020

Best whisky of the year

Might be one of the best Japanese whisky, I've had all year (I have over 20 in my collection). Great character, flavor and long beautiful finish.

25th November 2019

Very smooth

Great whisky, my only complaint is that it might be too smooth. I almost finished the bottle with my friend in one sitting.

25th October 2019

A new friend

A friend just brought this over. I’m really not a review guy. However this whisky is exceptional. So know I have 2 great friends

31st July 2019

Fantastic Japanese Whisky

I saw the high ratings of Kaiyo in the Whisky Advocate and thought I would give it a try. Fantastic Japanese whisky, you definitely won't regret it.

17th July 2019

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