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Hitachino Brewing Tokyo Distillery to open in Akihabara on December 12, 2019

Hitachino Nest maker Kiuchi Shuzo has unveiled plans to open a gin and spirits distillery in downtown Tokyo -- right ...
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/ akihabara, gin, kiuchi shuzo, News, tokyo

Review: Mars Shinshu Komagatake 2012, 7yo, Whisky Festival in Tokyo 2019

A few weeks back I attended the Whisky Festival in Tokyo 2019. As luck would have it, I managed to ...
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New study shows pigs fed shochu dunder are more chill and taste better

A research team led by Kirin's Health Science Laboratory, in cooperation with Mercian and University of Tokyo, has announced that ...
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/ dunder, News, pork, shōchū, tonkatsu, yummy

Event Report: Gin-Posium Japan 2019

Gin-Posium Japan 2019 was held on November 24, 2019, at Tokyo's Hotel East 21. This year was a great mix ...
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Osuzuyama Distillery is now Miyazaki prefecture’s first whisky distillery

Kuroki Honten, a Miyazaki prefecture-based maker of famous shochus like Nakanaka and Hyakunen no Kodoku, has announced their intention to ...
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/ gin, miyazaki, News, osuzuyama distillery, whisky

Yokohama gets a craft gin distillery: Number Eight Distillery

The newly opened QUAYS pacific grill in Yokohama features a craft beer brewery, roastery, and craft gin distillery. The latter ...
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/ gin, News, number eight distillery, yokohama

Event Report: Whisky Festival in Tokyo 2019

Around 8500 whisky drinkers descended upon Takadanobaba's BelleSalle event hall on the weekend of November 16, 2019. I was one ...
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The Yamato Single Malt Whisky probably isn’t whisky

It's been a long time since we last heard anything from Kumamoto's Yamato Shuzo. As it turns out, back in ...
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Mars Burn The Barrel Edition #2, Peated Malt

2016's "Burn The Barrel" blended whisky from Mars returns this year, this time an exclusive at Liquor Mountain. This time ...
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Wakatsuru Whisky Moon Glow Half Moon 2019

The fifth entry in the Moon Glow series from Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery is "Moon Glow Half Moon 2019," partially featuring ...
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