The Scottish single malt whiskey "Laphroaig Quarter Cask" will be available in Japan in 2020 as well. It will be on sale from Suntory Spirits in limited quantities from June 2nd.
The estimated price is 4,000 yen (excluding tax), the alcohol content is 48%, and 700 ml is included. Laphroaig is a brand called "King of Islay Malt" among the single malt whiskeys of Islay Island, which is known for many whiskeys with a smoky taste. It has fans all over the world because of its unique taste, and it is also known to be loved by Prince Charles of England.
Laphroaig Quarter Cask is further aged by replacing the undiluted sake aged in bourbon barrels with "Quarter Cask". The quarter cask is a small-capacity version of the "First Fill Bourbon Barrel," which is a barrel immediately after aging and paying out bourbon. Is about 125L.
As a result, in addition to the refreshing smoky and slightly sweet finish unique to Laphroaig, you will be able to enjoy the barrel-derived aroma and powerful taste created by using the quarter cask. Although the quantity is limited, it will be available at stores nationwide.