Miyagikyo distillery

Miyagikyo distillery (Japanese: 宮城峡蒸溜所, Hepburn: Miyagikyō jōryūsho?) is a Japanese whisky distillery. It is located near Sendai (仙台市, Sendai-shi?), the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Tōhoku region, Japan.

The distillery is owned by Nikka Whisky Distilling, and was opened in 1969. Originally known as “Sendai distillery”, it was the second to be established by Nikka Whisky, after the company’s Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido.

The Whiskyphiles tasting notes:

Official bottling
  • miyagikyo-10-years-old Miyagikyo 10 Years Old (2017) - Miyagikyo 10 Years Old (45%, OB, 2017) Category: Japanese single malt scotch whisky Origin: Miyagikyo Distillery Bottling: Nikka ABV: 45% Cost: £72.95 What they say: This is a single malt from the […]
  • Miyagikyo 15 Years Old (2015) - Miyagikyo 15 Years Old (45%, OB, 2015) Japanese single malt whisky 45% ABV, £95 for 70cl Score: 87/100   What they say: This single malt whisky features a full and mature nose […]
Independent bottling
Scotch malt whisky society
  • SMWS-124.3 All the complexities of summer SMWS 124.3 All the Complexities of Summer (2016) - Miyagikyo 13 Years Old 1999 124.3 All the Complexities of Summer (61.9%, SMWS, Refill Butt, 509 Bottles, 2012) Category: Japanese single malt whisky Origin: Miyagikyo Distillery Bottling: Scotch Malt Whisky Society Cask […]
  • SMWS G12.1 Oh So Sweet SMWS G12.1 Oh so sweet (2015) - Nikka Coffey Malt 11 Years Old 2001 G12.1 Oh so sweet (58.9%, SMWS, Re-charred HH, 246 Bottles, 2014) Category: Japanese grain whisky Origin: Nikka’s Coffey stills (Miyagikyo Distillery) Bottling: Scotch Malt Whisky […]