Our whisky critic is impressed by Asaka Distillery’s Bourbon Cask Reserve.
The line is made up of four expressions—Puncheon, Peated Malt, Spanish Oak and Mizunara.
The auction house expects the whisky to sell for between $446,000 and $574,000.
You don’t stir 13 times. You don’t stir 14 times. You stir 13.5 times.
This is the second Hanyu Ichiro Full Card Series whisky to sell for more than $900,000 in the last year.
You’ll have to wait a while for that whisky though.
The curation includes some of Karuizawa Distillery’s finest bottles.
The Hanyu Ichiro’s Full Card Series consists of 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whiskey, each of which represents the playing cards in a full deck (including two jokers), from the acclaimed distillery.
One hundred fifty bottles of Karuizawa 35 Year Old got snapped up for $12,500 apiece.