Hakushu distillery (Japanese: 白州蒸溜所, Hepburn: Hakushū jōryūsho) is a Japanese whisky distillery. It is owned by the Suntory group, and situated in the Toribara locality (鳥原, also pronounced Torihara) of the former town of Hakushū (now part of Hokuto), in the Yamanashi Prefecture, Chūbu region, Japan.
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The distillery was established in 1973, in the forest on the slopes of Mount Kaikoma (甲斐駒ヶ岳, Kaikoma-ga-take). In 1981, it was expanded by the commissioning of a second Hakushu East site, near the original site, now called Hakushu West. All production is now focused on the new site.
Hakushu is produced in the following bottlings:
- Hakushu Single Malt "Distiller's Reserve" (New 2014 addition to the core range), 43%;
- Hakushu Single Malt 12 years 43%;
- Hakushu Single Malt 18 years 43%;
- Hakushu Single Malt 25 years 43%.
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- Suntory Hakushu Distillery – official site
- The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky – official site (in Japanese)
This article is based upon a translation of the French language version as at May 2014.