Japanese Whisky

Nikka Coffey Malt Comes To The U.S.

Irishman Aeneas Coffey perfected and patented the continuous-still design that often bears his name and changed distilling as a whole, not just whiskey. The two Coffey stills at Nikka Whisky Company’s Miyagikyo distillery in Sendai, Japan, were imported from Scotland in 1963, and are the instruments behind Nikka and U.S. importer Anchor Distilling Company newest entry into the Japanese whisky ...

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The Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016 Coming Soon

By Richard Thomas Beam Suntory announced today that the 2016 edition of their Suntory Yamazaki Sherry Cask Japanese Single Malt would be released on February 1st. The Yamazaki Sherry Cask is a staple expression among the brands premium expressions, and it was the 2013 Yamazaki Sherry Cask that helped consolidate Japanese whisky’s move into the popular spotlight when Whisky Bible ...

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Whiskey Shortage Report 2015

Putting Last Year’s Shortage Scare Stories Under The Microscope By Richard Thomas The previous year’s most consistent whiskey storyline was the “whiskey shortage,” spawning a plethora of articles in the whiskey press and the larger mainstream media, running right up to the last days of 2015. Tales of rapidly evaporating stocks of Scotch and bourbon have been a staple of ...

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