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Review: Saburomaru Distillery “Cask Tales” #19080, #19097

Tonight we are drinking some new make fresh off the still from Saburomaru Distillery. But not just any still! You ...
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Review: No.223 ToRETOUR Cask, a single cask awamori

Awamori is the island of Okinawa's gift to the spirits world. Though sometimes confused with rum, awamori is made with ...
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/ awamori, Reviews, single cask

Hokkaido’s Rishiri Island will have Japan’s northernmost distillery

Hokkaido NP brings word that HR-tech firm EQIQ is looking to build a whisky distillery on the remote island of ...
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/ kamui, News, rishiri, whisky

Review: Ichiro’s Malt Chichibu On The Way 2019

This 2019 release of Ichiro's Malt Chichibu "On The Way" follows after the 2013 and 2015 releases of the same ...
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/ ichiro's malt, on the way, Reviews, whisky

Yamazakura Japanese Single Malt Whisky Asaka The First

After a slight delay due to Typhoon Hagibis, Sasanokawa Shuzo is now set to launch a completely new Japanese single ...
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/ asaka, Product Releases, sasanokawa, whisky

Take the Whisky Kentei in English on February 9, 2020

"Kentei" is Japanese for certification. And Japan loves certification programs! You can go through years-long government-issued professional programs, aim for ...
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/ kentei, News, whisky

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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