Kurayoshi the foothills of Mt. Daisen, here has a fine water that is indispensable for whisky distilling. Kurayoshi, called that "Life is good" is the origin of the word, but the annual temperature range in the Sea of Japan side is large, and the aging of whisky also advances quickly compared to the actual situation like Islay Island.
It is no exaggeration to say that whiskey is made by barrel and the nature. Our distillery is not big, we have a small number of staff, however, we will continue to strive all the staff with the desire to deliver the best whisky.
Kurayoshi 25 Year Old Malt Whisky is aged in white oak ex-bourbon barrels.
Kurayoshi Malt Whisky is made at the Matsui Shuzou production facility in the Tottori Prefecture, northwest of Kyoto, which was founded in 1910. In addition to whisky, Matsui Shuzou also brews sake and distills shochu, a spirit made from rice, barley, sweet potato, or other starchy ingredients inoculated with koji, the same mold used in sake production.