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Nikka Black Deep Blend Extra Sweet in September

Nikka Black Deep Blend Extra Sweet looks to be the latest variation of budget-friendly blended whisky out of Nikka, slated ...
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Yamazaki Distillery closed today due to earthquake

Osaka was rocked by a fairly strong earthquake at 7:58AM this morning, and Suntory has announced the Yamazaki Distillery and ...
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BLACKADDER Chichibu 4yo Virgin American Oak Barrel Cask No.2862 63%

Scotch bottler Blackadder has a new release coming up, this time a Chichibu 4yo cask, marking their third release for ...
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Event Report: GINfest Tokyo 2018

GINfest Tokyo was held for the first time ever this year out at Tennoz Isle! Over this past weekend, around ...
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/ Event Reports, gin, ginfest

PBO Cocktail & Bar Festa 2018 is on July 29

Japan's Professional Bartender's Organization has announced the date of this year's PBO Cocktail & Bar Festa will be July 29 ...
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/ festa, News, PBO

Japanese Craft Gin Roundup, it’s World Gin Day 2018!

Today is World Gin Day 2018! Raise your Copa de Balon, and let's celebrate! Despite being a relatively new category, ...
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/ Features, gin, News

Komasa Gin from Komasa Jyozo coming July 28

Kagoshima-based shochu maker Komasa Jyozo has a new gin coming soon called "Komasa Gin Sakurajima Komikan," using komikans from the ...
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Tasting Report: Lemon-Do Chuhai, Coca-Cola’s first alcoholic drinks

Earlier this year Coca-Cola made waves when they revealed their intention to enter the alcoholic beverage market for the first time ...
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/ chuhai, coca-cola, lemon-do, Reviews

Trademark Watch: The NISEKO distillery, Yamato Whisky

Flipping through some of the recently filed trademark applications, there were a couple that stood out as interesting. Let's take ...
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