Japanese Whisky

Japanese Craft Whisky Coming To Europe

By Richard Thomas French drinks importer Les Whiskies Du Monde is set to have an example of Japanese craft whisky for sale next month. Japanese whisky is widely perceived as being the domain of just two major producers, Nikka and Suntory, but that isn’t exactly true. Predating the American craft distilling explosion of recent years, Japan’s “Ji-Whisky” sector has been ...

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Suntory Borrows From Ardbeg, Sends Whisky Into Space

By Richard Thomas Japanese whisky-maker Suntory, one of Japan’s big two whisky distillers, announced that they would send samples of their whisky into space and store them in the Japanese lab of the International Space Station. The purpose is to test the effects of zero gravity on on flavor. Some samples will remain for a minimum of one year, while ...

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For A Real Shortage, Look At Japanese Whisky

The Big Whiskey Pinch Isn’t In Scotland Or Kentucky, But Japan By Richard Thomas Arguably the hottest ticket in the world whiskey scene today is Japanese whisky, buoyed by a rising tide of attention in recent years that culminated with it knocking Scotch whisky off the top slots in many rankings. This interest from international whiskey enthusiasts has been mirrored ...

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