[Re-released August 2, 2023] Saburomaru Distillery The Ultimate Peat Glass Special Edition

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The Ultimate Peat Glass special edition. Re-sold by Wakatsuru Shuzo and Saburomaru Distillery. Characteristics, price and how to purchase.

“The Ultimate Peat Glass” is a true original glass made from scratch by Saburomaru Distillery. The Saburomaru Distillery designed and developed the glass from scratch with Kimoto Glass Co. Ltd. to make it possible to enjoy the peat even more. The previous first-order sales on Friday, June 23 were sold out immediately after the 12:30 p.m. start of the sales period. This time, “The Ultimate Peat Glass Special Edition” will be available for pre-order from 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, but a battle is expected to ensue.


1. What is “The Ultimate Peat Glass”?

ーTrue original glass made from a new shapeー
Unlike original glasses that simply have the logo on an existing glass, this shape was arrived at after testing dozens of different glasses to see how the aroma and taste would be perceived. Since even the slightest difference in the shape of the glass can drastically change the aroma and taste, we pursued a shape that would convey the flavors of the “Mastering Peat” Saburomaru Distillery whisky in a straightforward manner.

ーOnly one artisan makes The Ultimate Peat Glassー
They are made with a commitment to handmade by craftsmen, with a desire to pass on Japan’s wonderful technology to future generations. The glasses are made by hand by glass artisans in Tokyo and sandblasted in Toyama Prefecture.

ーAttention to detailー

The glass has been tried and tested down to the smallest details, including the shape of the glass, the distance between the nose and the liquid surface and of course the flavour, the functionality of the glass, such as the length of the foot and the size of the base, as well as the texture and satisfaction when you pick it up and the beauty when it is displayed.
We hope you will enjoy drinking from these special glasses.

Glass size: Diameter (mouth) 48 mm x height 155 mm
Price: 15,000 yen (16,500 yen including tax)

Reference: The Ultimate Peat Glass | Saburomaru Distillery

2. The Ultimate Peat Glass Special Edition

The product to be re-sold this time is only the special edition priced at 55,000 yen, which includes “The Ultimate Peat Glass 1 glass, 1 bottle (700ml) of special edition limited single cask Saburomaru, 1 piece of The Ultimate Peat emblem, and 1 box of exclusive box”. (Previously, only the glass was also available for 16,500 yen.)

To make a reservation, you must register as a member of “Me and ALC”. You will need to enter your member customer ID when you apply for a reservation. Please register in advance. Click here for the member registration page.

ーA special set of products to experience The Ultimate Peat, as pursued by the Saburomaru Distillery ー
A set of whisky flavours from the Saburomaru Distillery, which “masters the peat”, is available to experience in the comfort of your own home.
The set, which includes The Ultimate Peat Glass, a special edition limited edition whisky and The Ultimate Peat emblem, is available in limited quantities. The whisky included in the set will be a single cask cask strength bottle from a cask selected exclusively for this special edition. The special edition will come with a limited edition special box to carry the glass, whisky and emblem.

Contents: 1 The Ultimate Peat Glass, 1 bottle (700ml) of special edition limited edition single cask

Glass size: diameter (mouthpiece) 48mm x height 155mm
Price: 50,000 yen (55,000 yen including tax)

Reference: The Ultimate Peat Glass | Saburomaru Distillery

Product name The Ultimate Peat Glass Special Edition
Release date June 23, 2023 and August 2, 2023
Sales Price 55,000 yen (tax included)
Purchase page

[Alcohol Online Store] Me and ALC.|Wakatsuru Shuzo, Tonami City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan General Online Shop for Alcohol
*The page will not be displayed until Wednesday 2 August, 12:30.
*The products are limited to “Me and ALC” members.

3. Products of Saburomaru Distillery

For more information about the products of Saburomaru Distillery, please visit ↓here↓.


[Review] Single Malt Saburomaru ...
Distilled in a cast pot still "ZEMON". It is round and smooth on the tongue, with a sweet and sour taste, but ...

【 送料無料※限定 】 ★金賞受賞★ 三郎丸2(セカンド) THE HIGH PRIESTESS(ザ ハイ プリーステス) & 十年明 – Noir – ノワール 700mlx2 /三郎丸蒸留所/若鶴酒造/


Lastly: Recommended Books on Japanese Whisky

If you want to learn more about Japanese whisky, which is a global trend, we highly recommend these books.

(1).Whisky Galore Vol.29 December 2021 issue

In the December 2021 issue of Whisky Galore, published by the Whisky Culture Research Institute, we report on 11 Japanese craft distilleries, including some that are open to the public for the first time, under the title of “Japanese Whisky Craft Frontline,” the first of three consecutive issues. Why did the popularity of Japanese whisky and the craft boom occur? We will examine with interviews. Chichibu Distillery / Chichibu No.2 Distillery / Mars Shinshu Distillery / Mars Tsunuki Distillery / Kanosuke Distillery / Hioki Distillery / Ontake Distillery / Osuzuyama Distillery / Kaikyo Distillery / Hanyu Distillery / Konosu Distillery

(2). Japanese Whisky as an Education for Business

This is a book written by Mamoru Tsuchiya, a world-famous whisky critic and representative of the Whisky Culture Research Institute, titled “Japanese Whisky as a Culture that Works for Business” .
The book covers the basics of whisky, the introduction of whisky to Japan, the birth of Japanese whisky, advertising strategies and the rise of Japanese whisky, and the current rise of craft distilleries. This is a book that summarizes Japanese whisky in a very easy to understand way.

(3). Whisky and I (Masataka Taketsuru)

Masataka Taketsuru, the founder of Nikka Whisky, devoted his life to brewing whisky in Japan. This is a revised and reprinted version of the autobiography of a man who simply loved whisky and talked about himself. The book vividly depicts the days when he went to Scotland alone to study as a young man and overcame many hardships to complete Japanese whisky, as well as his companion, Rita.

(4). A Letter of Challenge from a New Generation Distillery

Launching in 2019. With the world experiencing an unprecedented whisky boom, what were the managers of craft distilleries thinking and what were their thoughts as they took on the challenge of making whisky? This book tells the stories of 13 craft distillery owners, including Ichiro Hido of Venture Whisky, famous for his Ichirose Malt, who inspired the birth of craft distilleries in Japan.

(5). Whiskey Rising

This is the Japanese version of Whisky Risng, published in the US in 2016, with much updated content. Not only does it describe the history of Japanese whisky in detail, but it also includes data on all the distilleries in Japan, including the craft distilleries that have been founded in recent years. The book also includes descriptions of the legendary bottles that have been released, as well as information on bars where Japanese whisky can be found.

Misato Ushiwata

Born in Fukushima Prefecture.
She attended a university in Tokyo, where she studied brewing and other sciences while translating articles for the "Japanese Whisky Dictionary".

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