THE KURAYOSHI JAPANESE PURE MALT 43%
Aged for over 3 years in oak barrels, this Pure Malt has a refreshing malted barley flavor.Read more
- Alcohol level
- The Kurayoshi
- Oak barrels
- 3 years
- Aromatic profile
- Vanilla and spices
- Ice ball, straight, highball
Ice ball, straight, highball.
Expressive and fresh, it is marked by the influence of oak barrels with notes of vanilla and spices.
Tender, with malty and pastry-like aromas, it evolves towards evocations of orchard fruits.
Dry, of good persistence, subtly spicy.
The Kurayoshi is the Japanese Pure Malt range from the distillery of the same namen located in Tottori Prefecture. The Kurayoshi distillery takes special care in the blending of the Pure Malts. Moreover, they benefit from the waters coming from the underground of the Daisen mountain, bringing a unique bouquet and finish.
Aged for over 3 years in oak casks, this Pure Malt has a refreshing malted barley flavor. The Kurayoshi Pure Malt is blended with 100% Japanese whiskies. It is subtly reduced with spring water from Daisen Mountain. This Pure Malt, like the other Kurayoshi whiskies, was created by the Japanese whisky producer Matsui Shuzou, a historical sake producer. Not cold filtered.
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2023
International Spirits Challenge - Silver 2023
San Francisco World Spirits Competition - 2023 Gold
Located in the town of the same name in Tottori prefecture, has been producing Japanese spirits since 1910. Sake, shochu and brandy enabled this micro-distillery to develop unique expertise combining tradition with innovation. The distillery’s proximity to Mount Daisen means that it can draw on fresh water from this mountain’s generous snowfall. Whiskies from the Kurayoshi distillery have consistently impressed the judging panels of various international competitions and won numerous awards, in particular those based on exacting blind tastings. The Kurayoshi distillery’s production levels are low and stocks are very limited.