10 Things Every Guy Should Know About Japanese Whisky

The Yamazaki 12 Year

"This is our single malt, launched in 1984. This has several different whiskies in it; [as with scotch] single malt means that the whisky must come from one distillery, not that it must be a single kind of whisky. Typically, a single malt scotch will only have one or two types in a single malt. We use many types to create complexity. We strive for a subtle, refined, complex flavor. This is the most popular single malt in Japan, and the most popular single malt Japanese whisky in the world as well. The youngest whisky in here is a 12 year."

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