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Review: Akkeshi New Born Foundations 3

Review: Akkeshi New Born Foundations 3

Akkeshi New Born Foundations 3 is one of this quarter’s most highly anticipated Japanese whiskies. Many in the community are viewing Akkeshi’s dedication to sticking with the Islay Scotch style and methods as one of the few rays of light within the doom and gloom […]

Akkeshi New Born Foundations 2 is peaty this summer

Akkeshi New Born Foundations 2 is peaty this summer

TTB filings by California-based Tokiwa Imports reveal that, as expected, the next iteration of Akkeshi New Born will be called Foundations 2 and is peated. The label indicates “Bottled June 2018” so we’ll probably see a release in Japan in July or so. Akkeshi New […]

Review: Akkeshi New Born 2018 Foundations 1

Review: Akkeshi New Born 2018 Foundations 1

Akkeshi New Born 2018 Foundations 1 is the name of Akkeshi Distillery’s very first official release. We’ve posted extensively about Hokkaido’s Akkeshi Distillery already: it’s one of our Distilleries to Watch 2018-19, and there’s plenty more we learned at last year’s seminar at the Tokyo […]

Event Report: Tokyo Whisky Festival 2017

Event Report: Tokyo Whisky Festival 2017

This past weekend it finally happened! The event I’ve been on about for several months now: Tokyo Whisky Festival 2017! Plain and simple, if you even remotely consider yourself a fan of Japanese whisky, you need to find a way to attend this event. I […]

Japanese Whisky Distilleries to Watch 2018-19: Shizuoka Distillery, Akkeshi Distillery

Japanese Whisky Distilleries to Watch 2018-19: Shizuoka Distillery, Akkeshi Distillery

Chances are you’ve stumbled upon this article because you like Japanese whisky. And that’s probably because of Suntory or Nikka. You’re the person that’s spent just a little bit too much on that bottle of Yoichi 12, because it’s too damn good to pass up. You’re […]