Pocket-Sized, Yet Powerful
33 Bottles of Japanese Whisky is a whisky journal that provides an easy way to quickly record whisky tasting notes in a small, convenient notebook format. It's thinner than an iPhone and easily fits in a back pocket.
It's the perfect gift for whisky aficionados, Japanophiles, whisky dorks, whisky nerds and other fans of Japanese distilleries.
Japanese whisky is a thing all its own. Scotch lovers scoff at blends, generally preferring single malts, but in Japan, blending is high art, combining both malt and grain, peated and un-peated whiskies to create truly special spirits. Each distillery has its own take on barrel-aging, some using precious Japanese oak (Mizunara) alongside more traditional barrels, and this book has space to note them all.
Traditional Calligraphy for a Modern Whisky World
Inspired by the beautiful bottles used by Japan's distillers, I asked my internet friend @Soyamax to do some similar calligraphy for the front of my whisky journal. The result is an attractive blend of Japanese and Western tastes, quite like a certain distilled beverage I know ...
Designed for Speed
It’s tough to hold a notepad in one hand, a pencil in the other, and have another hand left for your glass. Taking notes with 33 Japanese Whiskies is as simple as checking a few boxes and entering a few basic facts.
A teeny, tiny amount of real whisky is added to the ink in each new edition, which is cryptically noted on the back.
33 Bottles of Japanese Whisky is made with 100% recycled papers sourced in the Pacific Northwest. Interior pages are 100% post-consumer recycled content and covers are 85% post-consumer recycled content and 15% recycled content. The booklets are printed using US-grown soy-based inks in sunny Portland, Oregon. A teeny, tiny amount of whisky is added to the ink in each edition, noted on the back.