Tag Archives: Japanese Whisky

Q&A With Robin Robinson, Craft Spirits Consultant

Robin Robinson

By Kurt Maitland Last year during our coverage of Diageo’s decision to shutter their Masters of Whisky program, I reached out to the whisky community for feedback on the move. One of the best responses was that of Robin Robinson. This wasn’t a surprise as Robin is uniquely positioned to understand what the industry is going through, due to his ...

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Spirit Of Speyside Turns (Slightly) Japanese

If you think that Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival simply celebrates amber nectar from the world-famous region that is home to more than half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries then think again – visitors will have the opportunity to sample a range of Japanese whiskies too. While the chance to meet key players in the Speyside whisky industry and join ...

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New Nikka Single Malts Coming To America

The Nikka Whisky Distilling Company and U.S. importer Anchor Distilling Company are introducing two new expressions that reflect the celebrated Japanese whisky company’s acclaimed distilleries: Yoichi Single Malt and Miyagikyo Single Malt, both non-age statement whiskies, each reflecting the particular characters of the respective distilleries. Yoichi is located on the northernmost island of Hokkaido, and Miyagikyo is near Sendai, located ...

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