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On the rare occasion that Dave Pickerell's five promises are realized, WhistlePig releases a whiskey that epitomizes WhistlePig's odyssey to unlock the potential of Rye Whiskey. This well-aged Straight Rye Whiskey was created using koji fermentation. Each bottle is adorned by The Samurai Scientist - Jōkichi Takamine - who pioneered koji fermentation in the American whiskey industry over a century ago. A true pioneer spirit, this powerfully complex single barrel rye is bottled at proof. 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Introducing The Boss Hog Edition VI 六: "The Samurai Scientist - Katakana Edition", the first American Whiskey finished in Japanese Umeshu Barrels, inspired by Samurai Scientist - Jōkichi Takamine. The limited release The Boss Hog Edition 六 The Samurai Scientist was made into an even more rare Katakana Edition. The Katakana Edition labels were inadvertently printed in Japanese and now have the silver/gray pewter topper replaced with a black topper. This is a Collectors Item! (ONLY 1,000 Bottles Produced)

If you happen to own one of these Katakana bottles you have the option to register your product. To prove you still have genuine WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey finished in Japanese Umeshu Barrels follow this link to register here. In return you will receive an official certificate of authenticity, signed by Master Blender Pete Lynch, and including an exclusive message from our Umeshu partner at Kitaya Brewery in Japan.

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Size: 750mL

Proof: 120.5 (60.25% ABV)

Origin: United States

Distillery: WhistlePig Distillery

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Detailed Description

Introducing the first American Whiskey finished in Japanese Umeshu Barrels. The result of a true collaboration between WhistlePig and Kitaya brewery on Japan's Kyushu island, The Boss Hog Edition 六: The Samurai Scientist is inspired by WhistlePig’s passion for pushing the boundaries of Rye Whiskey, fusing Japanese and American techniques. On the rare occasion that Dave Pickerell's five promises are realized, WhistlePig releases a whiskey that epitomizes WhistlePig's odyssey to unlock the potential of Rye Whiskey. This well-aged Straight Rye Whiskey was created using koji fermentation. Each bottle is adorned by The Samurai Scientist - Jōkichi Takamine - who pioneered koji fermentation in the American whiskey industry over a century ago. A true pioneer spirit, this powerfully complex single barrel rye is bottled at proof. This is an incredibly special WhistlePig release, distinctly unique from anything ever done before.

WhistlePig Boss Hog Edition VI 六: "The Samurai Scientist - Katakana Edition" Tasting Notes

Nose: Cinnamon, maple syrup, and toasted marshmallow

Palate: Bold, with tobacco, ginger, baking spices, and savory umami

Finish: Long, with oak spice, char, and just a touch of smoke

Distillery Information

WhistlePig began when we purchased our farm in 2007. After a few years of deep consideration and personal reflection, we committed ourselves to craft the world’s finest and most interesting Rye Whiskeys. With help from Master Distiller Dave Pickerell, we discovered and purchased an incredible stock of 10 year old blending Whiskey in Canada that was being profoundly misused.

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