Tag Archives: Japanese Whisky

Book Review: Whisky Japan

By Michael Cervin I’m a fan of Japanese Whisky, but aside from a few iterations with international distribution, it’s hard to find and harder to understand its genesis and current place on the global stage. With his new book, Whisky Japan: 
The Essential Guide to the World’s Most Exotic Whisky, author Dominic Roskrow authoritatively details everything you might want to ...

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The World’s Eight Most Underrated Whiskies

Teeling Single Grain Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Some may be surprised to learn that although whisky-making has been spreading around the globe in recent years, the industry had already long extended beyond the “Big Five” nations of Scotland, the United States, Ireland, Canada and Japan. Even if you discount the ersatz Indian whisky industry on technical grounds, the French and Germans have had whisky ...

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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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