Asakura Premium Barrel Aged Shochu


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Asakura Barrel-Aged Shochu hails from the heart of Fukuoka, Japan.

Pure barley shochu is aged in American Oak Barrels for 8 years.

Barrel-aged shochu is the perfect transition
for the Japanese whisky connoisseur who longs to venture into the familiar unfamiliar.

Asakura can be considered a hybrid of Speyside x Japanese innovation – the epitome of East meets West.

Tasting Notes

Nose: Sandalwood, Manuka honey, orange zest,  cinnamon.

Palate: Buttery and smooth mouthfeel.  Werther’s original toffee, vanilla sponge cake, honeysuckle, subtle satsuma rounded out with light wood and warm spices.

Finish: Superbly balanced with a gentle, soothing finish  

How to enjoy

– Neat
– Over Ice 
– Old Fashioned


Volume: 500ml
ABV: 40%

Barley shochu is aged in a virgin oak barrel for 2 years.

The contents of the barrel are then removed. The shochu seasoned casks are then filled with new barley shochu which will rest in their wooden homes for 8 years.

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