Nestled deep within the southern Japanese Alps’ Mt. Kaikomagatake you will find Hakushu. A place so renowned for the pristine waters that flow from the Ojiragawa River, it has been designated by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment as one of the best tasting natural mineral waters in the country. Since its foundation in 1973, the Hakushu Distillery has been crafting fine malt whiskies from this pure natural spring water.
The innovation in Hakushu Distiller’s Reserve comes from using a lightly peated malt whisky as its “young talent.” This is a first in the Hakushu Range. Typically, lightly peated malt whiskies would l..