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Yamato - Japanese Whisky Mizunara Oak Cask Lady Tomoe Edition

 
by Yamato
Original price $143.99 - Original price $171.99
Original price
$171.99
$143.99 - $171.99
Current price $171.99

An homage to this fierce female warrior, this specially made Japanese whisky is crafted at the Yamanashi Prefecture Distillery. Aged 8 years in Mizunara oak barrels, with transfer into a single vat for additional aging. Composed of 60% grain whisky and 40% malt.

Tasting notes

Warm gold color with notes of honey, fruit, vanilla, and oak. Exotic flavors of red apple, flan, coconut, marzipan, vanilla, and rum cake, with a medium length finish.

Brand
Yamato
Size
750 ml / VI, 750ml / CA, 750 ml / DC, 750ml / NY
ABV
40.0
Country
Japan

Additional Product Info

About Yamato

Yamato was created by Aiko Importers after contacting one of the largest distilleries in Yamanshi Prefecture and learning of excess barrels of Japanese Whisky that were not assigned to a market could be acquired Aiko was able to contract for this whisky and under Japanese authority developed Yamato label to be bottled exclusively as a small batch Japanese Whisky.

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Tomoe Gozen

Tomoe Gozen, the most feared female samurai in Japanese history, was just as as ruthless as she was beautiful. Legend says that she led as many as 1,000 soldiers on the battlefield, being a top military leader in the 13th century. Her weapon of choice was a long curved blade called a naginata, and a short dagger called a kaiken. Tomoe translates to “comma”, and is a comma-like swirl shape on Japanese family crests, a pattern that she wore on her samurai shoulder pads. Gozen is an ancient title given to women of honor.

Lady Tomoe Sour

Ingredients:

- 2 oz. Yamato Lady Tomoe

- ¾ oz. fresh lemon juice

- ½ oz. simple syrup

- Dash of Angostura bitters

- Ice

- Lemon slice and maraschino cherry for garnish

Instructions:

1. In a cocktail shaker, add the Yamato Lady Tomoe, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and dash of Angostura bitters.

2. Shake the cocktail shaker vigorously for around 10 seconds.

3. Then, fill a glass with ice and strain the cocktail mixture on top.

4. Garnish the cocktail with a lemon slice and a maraschino cherry.

5. Serve the Whisky Sour immediately and enjoy your delicious, refreshing and boozy cocktail!

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