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Japanese whisky has been on a quite a run, with hooch from the Land of the Rising Sun surpassing its Scottish brethren for the top spot on many Best Of lists. Problem is, not all of this sweet, sweet whisky is making it stateside, so we’re left to wonder whether a plane ticket and an Airbnb is worth it to try some of these beloved expressions. Good news is one of those prized bottles is coming our way, as Nikka Whisky From The Barrel will soon see shelf time in the United States. The rich, strong whisky (it clocks in at 51.4% ABV) is complex and powerful, which is why it’s been a favorite since it was introduced in 1986. The blended whisky won’t even set you back an exorbitant amount, as MSRP is $65, which ain’t too shabby. Look for it in August.

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