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Consolidated "Buy Whiskey in Japan" thread (was: Haneda/Narita Duty Free Whiskey)

Consolidated "Buy Whiskey in Japan" thread (was: Haneda/Narita Duty Free Whiskey)

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Old Jan 24, 19, 9:30 pm
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Originally Posted by antebellum View Post
Another hotel you can raid minibar, Conrad in Shiodome. Two Yamazaki 12 minis for 1,800 yen each.

1800 for a yamazaki 12 mini??

they are Y780 at yamaya... Even Hyatt Regency has them for only Y1200
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Old Jan 24, 19, 10:19 pm
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Originally Posted by invalyd View Post
1800 for a yamazaki 12 mini??

they are Y780 at yamaya... Even Hyatt Regency has them for only Y1200
I went to Yamaya, and they didn't have any minis.
Okay, but how do you know all those prices?







Look at those displays at Conrad's lobby bar. I wish I had one of those.
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Old Jan 24, 19, 11:00 pm
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Narita terminal 1 ANA shop today. Grabbed the ichiros and Nikka 12 with 10% off discount!! All the Yamazaki and Hibiki LE are all sold out...
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Old Jan 25, 19, 9:35 am
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Originally Posted by james21_h View Post



Narita terminal 1 ANA shop today. Grabbed the ichiros and Nikka 12 with 10% off discount!! All the Yamazaki and Hibiki LE are all sold out...
Any limit per person on the Ichiros? Hopefully my buddy can grab me one next week.
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Old Jan 25, 19, 11:13 am
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Didn't see a sign says one per person. I only grab one due to already blown budget! Hopefully they will still be there when your friend flies out!
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Old Jan 25, 19, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by james21_h View Post
Didn't see a sign says one per person. I only grab one due to already blown budget! Hopefully they will still be there when your friend flies out!
Good problem to have!! Sounds like your trip was a success
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Old Jan 25, 19, 2:53 pm
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Originally Posted by invalyd View Post
Good problem to have!! Sounds like your trip was a success
Yeah I got like 37 bottles this trip. Had to ask few coworkers and friends to help out but overall it is pretty good trip! Just no Hibiki 21 LE that I have been looking for.... This Ichiro's Travel Edition is limited to 610 bottles. Did not know that until I open the box... should've gotta one more. Oh well, can't be too greedy!
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Old Jan 25, 19, 8:17 pm
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Originally Posted by invalyd View Post
Any limit per person on the Ichiros? Hopefully my buddy can grab me one next week.
Please leave one Chichibu for me... Am there next week
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Old Jan 26, 19, 10:53 am
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Would liquor store owners (not airport duty free) frown upon me if I brought my wife and mother in law to buy if it was one per person?

If if I were lucky enough to run into any stock that is
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Old Jan 26, 19, 4:30 pm
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Originally Posted by broncophil View Post
Would liquor store owners (not airport duty free) frown upon me if I brought my wife and mother in law to buy if it was one per person?

If if I were lucky enough to run into any stock that is
Some note "per group", so I would stagger the visit out - best not stand in the same line talking to each other -)
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Old Jan 26, 19, 7:41 pm
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Old Jan 27, 19, 1:47 am
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Australian Government impose a limit (2.25L total) on how many alcohol you can bring in, and all of those from one haul should be considered good enough for me and my friend. Start with NAS, then move onto aged variants.
2 bottles of Yamazaki 12 mini: Conrad minibar.
Hakushu NAS 180ml: I don't know which FamilyMart, but it is in Kobe, 1,200 yen per bottle (buy 4 of those and an empty bottle, and bottle it yourself)
Hibiki Japanese Harmony: Hasegawa, not cheap, but I got this right after I got off the bus from Mt. Fuji (Kawaguchiko)
Yamazaki NAS: same place as Hibiki.
Yamazaki Umeshu: Takashimaya in Kyoto. (the bottle looks like limited edition whisky. LOL)

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Old Jan 27, 19, 6:48 pm
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Originally Posted by broncophil View Post
Would liquor store owners (not airport duty free) frown upon me if I brought my wife and mother in law to buy if it was one per person?

If if I were lucky enough to run into any stock that is
I've never had a problem buying two bottles when with my spouse.
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Old Jan 28, 19, 8:20 pm
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