In the spirit of the World Cup, we decided to let our customers crown a champion of their own. During the 2018 World Cup, we put 32 of our favorite Japanese Whisky bottles up against each other in 5 rounds of head-to-head competition. The results are now in…

The 2018 audience choice for the best Japanese Whisky is Hibiki 30 Year Old. The top 8 bottles are shown below, you can also download the full bracket on this page.

Winner:
Hibiki 30 Year

Runner Up:
Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013

Fourth Round Runner Ups:
Yamazaki 18 Year
Yoichi 20 Year

Third Round Runner Ups:
Yamazaki 12 Year
Yamazaki 25 Year
Yoichi 15 Year
Hibiki 21 Year

Download Printable Bracket