Bacardi has released the latest innovation in the Dewar’s Cask Series, Japanese Smooth. The 8-year-old, 40% abv blended Scotch ($25 a 750-ml.) is finished in Japanese Mizunara barrels for an undisclosed time. Japanese Smooth is the fourth release in Dewar’s Cask Series, joining Caribbean Smooth, finished in rum barrels; Ilegal Smooth, finished in mezcal barrels; and Portugese Smooth, finished in Port casks. The new whisky is available nationwide. For more information, visit Dewars.com.