The extensive and delightful range of notes, combined with the unparalleled smoothness, have led the Hakushu 18 Year Old to pick up multiple awards throughout the years. In 2016, it won “Best Japanese Single Malt Whisky” at the World Whiskies Awards, on top of a Double Gold in San Francisco in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
From Suntory’s mountain forest distillery, nestled deep in Mt. Kaikomagatake,Hakushu 18 Year Old Single Malt is the fresh and gently smoky single malt whisky with herbal notes that is the revelation of Japanese single malts.
Straight from the untouched forests, soft and crisp waters and mountains of the Southern Japanese Alps, it is no wonder that Hakushu is a “green and fresh” whisky.
Created by the dream for a new type of whisky of Keizo Saji, the second Master Blender, the unique taste made in distinct Four seasons in high altitude is praised by the most curious whisky connoisseurs and lovers of gastronomy. Its crisp and vibrant feel, unique in a single malt whisky, enlivens and liberates your senses.