963 Whisky, which will fill you with pleasure and marvel, is named after the zip code of the city of Koriyama. It's the climate of the city of Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, that has made this whisky possible. We offer elegant whiskys you cannot buy anywhere else in the world.
Sasanokawa Shuzo Company Limited has started whisky production in 1946. The 8th company head, Tetsuzo Yamaguchi, who made suggestion on whisky production and obtained whisky production license, served as the initial president of Fukushima-KenNan-Syuhan Limited 3 years later. Enthusiastic feelings of the 8th company head Tetsuzo Yamaguchi and both companies are packed in the whisky manufactured by the Sasanokawa Shuzo with traditional technique upon planning by taking advantage of Fukushima-KenNan-Syuhan Limited’s network.
This whisky contains more malt whisky than the conventional "black label", The main malt whisky raw liquor is blended after aging in several types of bourbon barrels. The sweetness and maturity, as well as the smokyness of the "black label", emphasized the refined peaty aroma and smoothness.