Our whisky

with over 70 whiskies on the shelf, the majority japanese, there’s something on our shelf for the seasoned whisky expert to the novice looking to try their first dram. browse our dedicated whisky menu with tasting notes to find the right one for you. see the “oi” symbol for recommendations, and if you’re stuck our helpful bar team are here to help. all whiskies served in our branded glencairn glasses to maximise appreciation of the smells + colours of your chosen drop


japanese whisky

*half measures available at half price


founding house of japanese whisky

suntory kaku premium – 12
sweet, layered, rich

suntory chita – 17
honeydew melon, citrus, zesty finish. the main expression of suntory’s chita distillery (central japan)

suntory toki – 13
a blend of renowned suntory whiskies. green apple, honey peppermint, oak


japan’s first whisky distillery – built in 1923 by suntory. located in shimamoto, about 60km from osaka

yamazaki distillers single malt – 20
fresh fruit, cinnamon & mizunara (japanese oak)

yamazaki 12 – 33
creamy & rich. orange and a touch of smoke

yamazaki 18 – 123
berry, dark chocolate, spice


another suntory disillery – built in 1973 in a forest on the slopes of a mountain, about 160km inland from tokyo

hakushu distillers single malt – 20
mint, pine, wet grass

hakushu 12 – 33
toast, honey, malt biscuit

hakushu 18 – 78
caramel, honey, ripened fruit


japan’s most awarded and iconic blended whisky. made from a premium blend of whiskies from the yamazaki, chita and hakushu distilleries

hibiki harmony – 20
honey, orange, wet grass

hibiki harmony masters select – 25
orange marmalade & dark chocolate

hibiki 12 – 62
pineapple, plum and hibiscus nose; palate of banana, pomegranate and custard. complex finish

hibiki 17 – 67
cacao, smoke, cooked fruits

hibiki 21 – 121
world whisky awards best blended whisky 2010, 2013, 2016, 2017 + 2019 oak, dark cherry, wood spice. long finish – hint of smoke


nikka was founded in 1934 by masakata taketsuru – the father of japanese whisky. masakata travelled to scotland in 1918 to learn scotch distillation first hand – returning to japan to help build japan’s first whisky distillery (yamazaki)

nikka from the barrel – 13
strong, but surprisingly smooth. floral and spiced

nikka pure malt taketsuru – 15.5
apricot, peach & vanilla

nikka black special blended – 22
sweet, nutty, vanilla dark chocolate

nikka session world blended whisky – 30
a blend of whiskies from nikka’s yoichi + miyagikyo distilleries and Scotland’s Ben Nevis distillery. orange, apple + vanilla on the nose. smooth creamy tongue feel – bitter + peat finish

nikka single malt miyagikyo – 23
caramel, lemon and cinnamon. rich and full bodied

nikka single malt yoichi – 23
smoke, melon & almond

nikka yoichi 10 – 55
peach, oak, nutmeg, light smoke

nikka coffey malt – 19
banana, oak & chocolate

nikka coffey grain – 19
vanilla, chamomile & melon

nikka pure malt red – 25 
oaky, vanilla & red fruits

nikka pure malt black – 25
toffee, oak & smoke

nikka 12 year old – 29
butterscotch, poached pear, hint of leather and smoke


japan’s highest whisky distillery located in the southern island of kyushu

mars iwai – 14
sherry, cherry, ginger

mars iwai traditional blended – 16
spicy, honey, light peat & grain

mars 3&7 – 25
grapes, sherry & honey

mars cosmo – 23
walnut, pear, prunes, light smoke

mars cosmo wine cask finish – 26
dates, walnut, tropical fruit. black tea finish

mars tsunuki peated – 27
sweet bourbon cask notes, honey, pears, plums, bitter oak + smoke to finish

mars asagi madera 8yr – 31
fruity whisky, floral palate white pepper finish

mars “lucky cat” choco – 32
finished in wine port casks – brown sugar, gentle tannins + cacao finish

mars komagate x chichibu duo 2021 – 40
chocolate, honey, vanilla. salt + peat to finish

white oak

japan’s only whisky produced using sake-making methodologies. also uniquely aged in japanese shochu casks

akashi white oak blended – 16
apricot & dried fruit


one of japan’s first small scale craft distilleries, located north-west of osaka in the shadow of mount daisen

kurayoshi 8 – 24
green apple, almond, orange zest & vanilla

kurayoshi 12 – 30
vanilla, toffee, sultanas & scorched wood


the kirin group founded the fuji gotemba distillery in 1972. it is located 620m above sea level on the south eastern flank of mount fuji

kirin fuji sanroku tarujuku 50 – 18
stewed pear & toffee apple

kirin fuji sanroku signature blend – 26
spicy pepper, orange peel & vanilla

kirin fuji sanroku 18 year old small batch – 64
soy, shichimi, cinnamon & orange


japan’s smallest whisky distillery, founded by japanese whisky rockstar akuto ichiro. located 100km northwest of tokyo

ichiros malt & grain – 22
tropical fruits & lemon zest

ichiros malt mwr mizunara – 32
grass & sandalwood

ichiros malt wine wood – 32
red wine & pepper


a distillery with a long history in sake and shochu production (since 1700) – located in fukushima, about 200km north of tokyo

963 malt & grain  red label – 13
apricot and lemon nose, toffee & nectarine palate. strong finish


world whisky

scotch スコッチ

monkey shoulder triple malt – 9
toasted barley, dried apricot, peppermint finish

laphroig islay 10 year single malt – 13
smoke, seaweed, smooth dry finish

ardbeg 10 year – 15
lemon, lime, sea salted caramel & beach bonfire smoke

bruichladdich classic laddie (50%) – 16
red apples, white grapes, honey’d barley & soft coastal notes

octomore 10.1 5 year cask strength (59.8%) – 31
tangy mango, charred oak, dried earth, fiery peat

octomore 11.3 5 year cask strength oak cask (61.5%) – 35
soft vanilla and apricot. smoke and savoury build. salted caramel and lemon finish

highland park 18 year – 26
cream, thick black forest honey, espresso & citrus

lagavulin 16 year – 17
figs, dates, peat smoke, vanilla

dalmore cigar malt – 27
cinder toffee, flamed orange zest, perfectly integrated sherry

glendronach 15 year sherry cask – 21
blackberry, new leather, toasted brown sugar & a touch of liqourice root

glenkinchie distillers edition – 17
honey, polished wood, nutmeg, pepper

irish アイルランド人

bushmills 10 year – 9
fruit, floral with a tannic finish. winner of best irish single malt in 2007. oldest licensed distillery in the world

jameson – 12
cocao, coffee & butterscotch

jameson 18 year- 32
deep + aromatic. rich notes of toffee, spice + mellow cherry

green spot single pot still – 15
matured in ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks – apples, rock candy vanilla & spice

red breast 12 year cask strength – 23
winner of the world whisky trophy in 2019. marshmallow, nougat, banana bread & a hint of toasted coconut

red breast 15 year cask strength – 35
stone fruit + cracked pepper. barley + toasted wood

american アメリカ人

makers mark 46 bourbon – 10
toffee, thick caramel, cream, mulled wine spices

elijah craig small batch – 15
baked apple, cinnamon, fresh honey, charred oak

jack daniels – 10
woody, fruity undertone, caramel, vanilla

jim beam bourbon – 11
vanilla, cut hay, toasty oak & acetone note

jim beam rye – 11
harsh palate, spicey grain and strong oak

australian オーストラリア人

nant single malt port cask – 20
biscuity malt, lamington, dried cranberries, faint red berries

23rd street limited edition single malt – 24
floral, dried fig, citrus peal, buttery finish

archie rose rye malt – 18
multi-awarded world’s best rye whisky. notes of pickle,  honey, wood. buttery, balanced finish

starward tawny – 20
think christmas – spiced cooked plum, dried fruit and citrus dry & spicy finish

sullivans cove american oak single cash – 48
mutiple award winning single malt whisky. vanilla, caramel, stone fruit + powerful oak

taiwan 台湾

kavalan ex-bourbon cask strength single malt (58.6%) – 27
vanilla, raisin, spice, citrus – long finish

kavalan oloroso sherry cask strength single malt (58.6%) – 32
coffee liqueur, cedar, teriyaki jerky


whisky flights

blended beauties - 30
nikka from the barrel
hibiki harmony
mars 3&7

hibiki-stack - 75
hibiki masters select
hibiki 12
hibiki 17

yama-yama - 90
yamazaki distillers
yamazaki 12
yamazaki 18

fully-aussie - 32
nant single malt port cask
23rd street limited edition single malt
archie rose rye malt

peaty-pete - 21
laphroig islay single malt
hakushu distillers
ardbeg 1

new whisky/ey

if your favourite whisky/ey is missing from our list our menu is ever-expanding and here to make our customers happy - next time you come you might find it on our shelf

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