Kaiyo “the Single” 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky
About Kaiyo “the Single” 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky
Kaiyo "The Single" 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky is a unique and distinct expression of Japanese whisky. Aged in mizunara oak casks and finished at sea, this whisky has a flavor profile unlike any other. With its rich and complex taste and smooth finish, Kaiyo "The Single" is sure to delight even the most discerning whisky enthusiasts.
Little Known Fact
Mizunara oak is a rare and highly sought-after wood that is native to Japan. The wood is known for its distinctive flavor profile, which includes notes of sandalwood and incense. Kaiyo "The Single" is aged in mizunara oak casks, which impart a unique and complex flavor to the whisky.
Kaiyo "The Single" 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky has a complex and multi-layered flavor profile. On the nose, there are notes of honey, vanilla, and citrus. The palate is rich and spicy, with flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and sandalwood. The finish is long and smooth, with hints of smoke and oak.
The Kaiyo Sour. This refreshing cocktail is made with Kaiyo "The Single" 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white.
- 2 oz Kaiyo "The Single" 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky
- 3/4 oz lemon juice
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
- 1 egg white
- In a shaker, combine Kaiyo "The Single" 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white.
- Add ice and shake vigorously for at least 10 seconds.
- Strain into a chilled glass.
- Garnish with a lemon twist.
Recommended by Greg Mayer, creator of the Miles from the Mainland (Japanese whisky, subtropic syrup, lemon juice, Peychaud’s bitters) and selected as a recommended spirit to pair with Shaker & Spoon’s Kanpai! Box.
Kaiyo Japanese whisky utilizes Japanese Mizunara oak in all their expressions, which brings a light subtropical flavor profile to the whisky, highlighting notes of banana, coconut, and toffee as well as the underlying vanilla and oak flavors found in any aged whisky. Greg says that “Kaiyo as a company focuses on the aging and blending process over distillation and goes through great lengths to ensure they create the best whisky possible.”
Kaiyo "The Single" 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky is aged in mizunara oak casks, which are known for their distinct flavor profile. The whisky is then finished at sea, which adds another layer of complexity to the flavor. The whisky is bottled at 43% ABV.
Overall, Kaiyo "The Single" 7 Year Mizunara Oak Whisky is a unique and distinct expression of Japanese whisky that is sure to impress even the most discerning whisky enthusiasts. With its complex and multi-layered flavor profile, this whisky is perfect for sipping or mixing in your favorite cocktails. So whether you're a seasoned whisky connoisseur or a curious newcomer, Kaiyo "The Single" is a must-try.
750ml & 96 Proof
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Main Ingredient: Whiskey
Country of Origin: Japan
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