Kanosuke Crane & Sky #3 for Whisky Talk Fukuoka 2023

¥138,000.00

A rare treat for whisky enthusiasts emerged in 2023: the Kanosuke Crane & Sky, a limited-edition single cask Japanese whisky bottled specifically for the prestigious Whisky Talk Fukuoka festival. Hailing from the innovative Kanosuke Distillery, this whiskey is aged approximately five years, distilled in 2018 and bottled in 2023. A bourbon cask and white wine cask are used for the cask ageing.

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Kanosuke Crane & Sky #3 for Whisky Talk Fukuoka 2023 Bottling Note

A rare treat for whisky enthusiasts emerged in 2023: the Kanosuke Crane & Sky #3, a limited-edition single cask Japanese whisky bottled specifically for the prestigious Whisky Talk Fukuoka festival. Hailing from the innovative Kanosuke Distillery, this whiskey is aged approximately five years, distilled in 2018 and bottled in 2023. A bourbon cask and white wine cask are used for the cask ageing.

The Whisky Talk Fukuoka festival itself is a major draw for whisky lovers worldwide. Held in Kyushu, it’s the largest whisky event in the region and is organized by the Tsuzaki distribution company, founded by industry stalwart Shoji Utoda. Special bottlings like the Kanosuke Crane & Sky are a hallmark of the festival, making them highly coveted by collectors.

Kanosuke Crane & Sky for Whisky Talk Fukuoka 2023 represents a tantalizing opportunity for collectors to own a piece of whisky history. While specifics about the liquid itself are scarce, its exclusivity and association with the renowned Whisky Talk Fukuoka festival solidify its status as a desirable collector’s item.

Kanosuke Crane & Sky #3 for Whisky Talk Fukuoka 2023 Tasting note

Nose: A burst of youthful vibrancy greets the nose, dominated by fresh orchard fruits like pears and green apples. Hints of honeyed sweetness peek through, interwoven with a touch of vanilla bean and a whisper of spice, perhaps cinnamon or nutmeg.

Palate: The initial wave on the palate mirrors the nose, offering a burst of juicy fruit flavors. The youthful spirit becomes more apparent here, with a touch of heat from the alcohol mingling with the sweetness. As it develops, hints of oak begin to emerge, subtly hinting at the whisky’s brief maturation.

Finish: The finish is relatively short, but lively. The fruity notes linger on the tongue, joined by a touch of baking spice and a gentle warmth from the alcohol.

Kanosuke Crane & Sky #3 for Whisky Talk Fukuoka 2023 Details

Name Kanosuke Crane & Sky #3 for Whisky Talk Fukuoka 2023
Distillery/Brand Kanosuke Distillery
Style Single Malt
Region Japan
Age Distilled in 2018 and bottled in 2023
Cask Type Bourbon cask and white wine cask
Volume 700ml
Alcohol 57%
Released 2023
Availability Limited Edition

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Weight 2.0 kg

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