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PLEASE ENJOY RESPONSIBLY ©2016 BAINBRIDGE ORGANIC DISTILLERS, BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA 98110 U.S.A. 45% ALC./VOL., 90 PROOF WWW BAINBRIDGEDISTILLERS.COM SMALL-BATCH MASHED, FERMENTED AND DISTILLED IN AMERICA BY BAINBRIDGE ORGANIC DISTILLERS FROM ESTATE-GROWN ORGANIC BARLEY AND MATURED IN VIRGIN JAPANESE MIZUNARA OAK CASKS, BAINBRIDGE YAMA IS THE FIRST AMERICAN WHISKEY TO BE AGED EXCLUSIVELY IN 100% MIZUNARA COOPERAGE. LIMITED INAUGURAL RELEASE SPRING 2016 THE FIRST AMERICAN WHISKEY AGED EXCLUSIVELY IN VIRGIN JAPANESE MIZUNARA OAK CASKS. FOR INFORMATION ON THE YAMA PROJECT VISIT BAINBRIDGEDISTILLERS.COM/YAMA THE BAINBRIDGE YAMA PROJECT The namesake of this whiskey, YAMA (Japanese for "mountain") was a village founded by Japanese immigrants in 1883 on Bainbridge Island in Washington state's Puget Sound. Today the location of the original YAMA Village is the only surviving Issei village site on the west coast of the United States that has not been destroyed by development. Proceeds from the sale of this whiskey will support efforts to document and preserve this unique piece of shared Japanese and American history and heritage for future generations. Kanji Character for YAMA M I Z U N A R A A M E R I C A N

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