Ended 11 April 2023
Karuizawa 1981 Cask #152 Bottled 2014 70cl / 54.5%
Karuizawa 1981 Cask #152 Bottled 2014 70cl / 54.5% Karuizawa 1981 Cask #152 Bottled 2014 70cl / 54.5%
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Lot 154451

Karuizawa 1981 Cask #152 Bottled 2014 70cl / 54.5%

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Currency Estimate

EUR €6,303.03

Lot Information

Number One Drinks Company

April 2014






Karuizawa Auction

Japanese Whisky Auction

Bottle Auction


A bottle of Karuizawa that was distilled in March 1981 and matured in an ex-sherry cask. It was bottled in April 2014 by Number One Drinks Company.

This was bottled from cask number 152.

Karuizawa was founded in 1955 and was Japan’s smallest whisky distillery. In 1959, it became the first distillery to export whisky overseas. Karuizawa distillery stopped production in 2000 and closed for good in 2011.

This Karuizawa 1981 Cask #152 sold at our online auction for £5,200


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.

The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.

This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Middle shoulder

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