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Overall rating
91.05/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Shinanoya (Shi)
Bottling serie
Shinanoya Private Cask 5th Anniversary
Vintage
1981
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
31 years old
Casktype
Bourbon barrel
Casknumber
4961
Number of bottles
228
Strength
60.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 Dec 2012 1:27 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 5.500,00

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23 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Karuizawa 1981 Shi

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.05 points

  1. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/karuizawa-19812012-bourbon-cask-4961-shinanoya-60-vol/

  2. maltaholic scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Very good!
    • Nose
      Intensive Sherry Note, warm, rund, alt.
    • Taste
      Oh wow, very intense, vanilla, furry, oily, very old, damp wood.

  3. newman346 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Karuizawa 1981/2012? 31yo Shinanoya Private Cask 5th Anniversary Soga Xiao White Lion Tiger Figure Screenshot 700ml 60% vol. Bourbon Barrel # 4961, 228 btls. Whisky - Is this aimed? Karuizawa hit the last cup of the year, 1981! Of course, Shinanoya Private Cask! Shinanoya! Shinanoya! Shinano ~ ~ Ya! Well, I will drink you! It is decided to! As a single malt whisky's drinker, it is pretty much mecha, choked and beginner's stupid drinker.Is such a thing that there is a masterpiece of the distillery in Japan that is exciting! I am deeply impressed as a Japanese! Well! Color: woody in the corridor of an old wooden architecture like Karuizawa does not accumulate as if the nuance of the tree melted like a bourbon barrel attacks Munmun and the conservative.Nose: sudden adzuki bean (Vigna angularis) And baptism of the sum of Zenzai (Zenya)! However, the last bite of Zenzai (Zenya) is not sticky at all, smoothness is good, it is a refreshing perfume, and a sharp woody like a contradictory wooden sword! Attach: Good old elegant feeling like sun rose Hakata and Sunrose Akasaka. There is also clean water and woody like the clean water at the shrine 's hand wash, so do you feel like I'm going to be full of excitement as soon as possible? Body: 130 kg of tough body! However, it is a powerfulness with little body fat, a good shape heavyweight.It is reminiscent of Hulk Hogan of the heyday, after all.Taste: Huyn's coming honey is also a screaming system without stickiness, silent There is also nuance, richness is enough more than enough! But the fruit feeling is modest.The time that the person who is eating lunch left ate at the time of elementary school cleaning finally gets fed with meals and the frankness interlaces, the rag and the broom And nuances of a faint mandarin is nice, even without gasoline, oily with lots of olive oil.However, it is an interesting place of Karuizawa where the index finger does not spring extremely.It is a malodorous odor of masculinity.But it It is truly sublime! Finish: I thought about eating, but I fell asleep, a deliciously delicious smoked food that I put overnight, I feel drowsiness of a broom (broom) is irresistible! Hulk Hogan 's beard and Ax Bomber! Soft and dry! Smart power not outrageous and powerful! It's vulgar and impulsive You can fully enjoy the gorgeousness that the nuance of a tree is boring! Is this the ideal technique, delicacy and powerfulness of Mt. Fuji of Japan whisky that it competed spectacularly? ! quality! Technique Powerfulness! It has vanishing vulgarity → It leads to beauty! It was a cup that became a valuable branch point.Drinking, Shinanoya! Shinanoya! ! Shinanoya! ! ! Shinanoya! ! ! ! Shinanoya! ! ! ! ! ..... × ∞! After all, Shinanoya is dying! https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyhars2wn3ggc

  4. Sonett scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Once again another fantastic Karuizawa
    • Nose
      An intense and very komplex nose. It is massive but it is difficult to separate the impressions. After spending some time with the dram I find Cedar wood, canned Peaches and plums, Rubber and Oak. It is defiantly more in there but hard to separate
    • Taste
      Enters Soft and sweet, then oak and wood followed by increasing chili pepper and bitter almonds
    • Finish
      Long and impressive finnish going from fading spices over bitterness to oak and then old wood

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