Suntory World Whisky Ao
Suntory Whisky journeys into uncharted territory with Ao. Discover the first Suntory blend of the five most celebrated whisky-making regions.
Taste the world’s five most celebrated whisky regions
Ireland. Scotland. America. Canada. Japan. The world’s most prestigious whisky regions, each with its unique history and climate, reveal their personality traits through our remarkable Ao world blended whisky. A blend that after nearly a century of challenges and triumphs, you can taste today.
Unlike our other blends that find harmony by unifying individual whisky personalities, Suntory World Whisky Ao achieves harmony at its base while layering and highlighting a multitude of characteristics. The result offers aromas and flavors that change and evolve, depending on when and how you drink it. However you choose to enjoy Ao Whisky, we invite you to experience it today.
Five Personalities. One Glass
Neat, on the rocks, or mixed into a cocktail. Settle into the smoky taste of Suntory World Whisky Ao and traverse its fruity notes and smooth, sweet mouthfeel. Suntory blenders wove this complex flavor profile from diverse climates and cultures to deliver multiple experiences to different settings and different people. Discover new flavors and explore the world with each drop.
A blend born in the age of diversity. From the 5 major whisky regions of the world
Japan’s first and oldest whisky distillery, featuring a delicate yet profound profile nurtured through Yamazaki’s misty climate.
Japan’s unique mountain forest distillery, featuring a refreshingly herbal flavour profile from the water of its natural surroundings
A newer distillery founded in 1989, Cooley uses similar production methods to Scotch such as double distillation.
Jim Beam Clermont Distillery
Founded in 1795 and run by the Beam family for generations, this distillery produces the World’s #1 Bourbon, using water naturally filtered through a limestone shelf and the same yeast since the Prohibition era.
Founded in 1946, Alberta’s high-quality, locally-grown rye and refreshing glacial water offer a smooth flavour.
Founded in 1898, Ardmore produces smoky Highland whisky that is crisp and different from other Islay varieties.
Glen Garioch Distillery
Among the Highlands’ oldest distilleries, Glen Garioch features Highland malt with sharp honey and heathery spicy notes.
Carefully crafted layers of flavor
At its base, the Ao whisky blend embodies harmony while revealing and layering each country’s whisky, giving rise to a new way of blending. Enjoy the breadth and depth woven from the world’s five major whiskies, each with its unique history, climate, raw materials, and craft.
VOYAGE THE WHISKY WORLD
Bringing Japan closer to the world, Ao means the color blue, as in the sea that unites the continents. The design cues for Suntory World Whisky Ao include a compass and a wave-like logo. The five-sided bottle symbolizes the world’s five most significant whisky-producing countries. The label sits on the “front corner,” celebrating Japanese craftsmanship and an unconventional encounter. A new message for a new era.
Serving Japanse Whisky
Suntory whisky embodies the balance between Japan’s nature and its people. The many ways to serve it expresses its rich heritage and depth of flavor.