Whisky Review

[Review] KANOSUKE NEW BORN 2018

Komasa Jozo was founded in 1881, and is a very old shochu maker. Its representative brand is the barrel-aged rice shochu “Mellow Kozuru” . Although the company is a shochu maker, it seems that the know-how gained from developing shochu aged in barrels is also used in making whiskey. The …

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[Review] Kaanosuke Newborn 2019

Komasa Jozo was founded in 1881 and is a very historic shochu maker, with its representative brand being the barrel-aged rice shochu “Mellow Kozuru” . Although it is a shochu maker, the company’s expertise in developing shochu aged in barrels seems to be utilized in making whiskey. This is the …

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[Review] Kanosuke Newborn 2020 Peated

Distilled using peated malt from England. Stored in white oak barrels, this is the third version of the Kanosuke Newborn. This single malt Newborn is casked from whiskey stock distilled in August 2018. Released on September 16, 2020. 1. Manufacturer. Komasa Brewing Company Establishment 1883 Head office 3309 Hiki, Hiyoshi-cho, …

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