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The Site of Kamui Whisky K.K.
As we built our distillery, we found a new spring! In the future will blend this high-quality fresh volcanic water from our site into our whiskies.
Rishiri's Springs Rated "Best 100 Waters" in Japan
Rishiri is a volcanic island created some 900,000 years ago. Reiho is our local spring. We use its water in our distillation and bottling. It's a "sweet" tasting water, rich in minerals. The spring slowly rises through old volcanic rock, after rain and melting snows have spent 30+ years locked beneath the lava rock. The refined complexity of Rishiri's waters have continuously been recognized as one of the Top 100 water sources in Japan.
Winds from the Sea of Japan
Rishiri Island lies at the most northern part of the Japan Sea. Our whisky will be aged by the salty winds from the Sea of Japan as they come over the cliffs where our distillery is perched.
Our Flavour-led Expression
Our first, un-aged expression. A very clean mouthfeel. Slightly peated. Described as sweet, with a very interesting Finish.
The heavy salt winds have already infused Rishiri's spirit into our Kamui Genshu. May our spirit strengthen yours.
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