The White Oak whisky distillery is located in the city of Akashi in Hyogo Prefecture, west of Kobe, facing the Seto Inland Sea. The distillery was founded by Eigashima Shuzo which has produced Sake and Shochu since 1888. Eigashima Shuzo obtained a license to manufacture whisky in 1919, but it was when the company moved to their current facilities in 1984 that White Oak Distillery was born.
The distillery now only making whisky, operates from April to the end of July meaning their production is focused and small.
This extremely limited release of the 5YO Sherry Wood expression, spent its entire maturation in one 500L Spanish Sherry Wood butt. The total production was 1000 bottles.