This Is Whisky Advocate's Japanese Whisky of the Year

This Is Whisky Advocate’s Japanese Whisky of the Year

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For 23 years running, Whisky Advocate has been exposing high-quality Japanese whisky to a fairly large audience. They’re continuing the tradition with this Yoichi Single Malt, their Japanese Whisky of the Year. The expression is the only Yoichi available in the United States, already setting it apart from other Japanese whiskies you can find on your local store’s shelves. The flavor is complex, with the peat and smoke you’d expect from a whisky, but adding in lime, briny seashells, and kiwi, among a half dozen other flavors. It’s a unique spirit, which is probably one of the reasons Whisky Advocate is advocating for this whisky. It runs for $80 a bottle, which is a bit out of the average price range, but isn’t so far out that it’s inaccessible. If you’re interested in Japanese whisky, the Yoichi Single Malt promises to be a strong entry point.

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