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Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2019 ~Cocktail & Music~

Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2019 ~Cocktail & Music~

This year was a helluva Tokyo BarShow! Tumultuous at the beginning, but with some new faces and loads of great cocktails. All told there were some 13,500 attendees, so adding 1,200 more people on top of last year’s 12,300. My guess is that this year […]

Win free tickets to Tokyo International BarShow 2019 ~Cocktail & Music~

Win free tickets to Tokyo International BarShow 2019 ~Cocktail & Music~

May 11-12 is this year’s Tokyo International BarShow! The theme this time around is “Cocktail & Music,” so we can expect to see some great live performances pairing bartending and music. Every year, Tokyo’s bar and cocktail community descends on Tokyo Dome’s Prism Hall to […]

Interview with Dave Broom at Tokyo International BarShow 2018

Interview with Dave Broom at Tokyo International BarShow 2018

At this past weekend’s Tokyo International BarShow 2018, I had a few minutes with legendary spirits writer Dave Broom. Mr. Broom’s recently released book, The Way of Whisky: A Journey Around Japanese Whisky,  details his whirlwind trip to discover what makes Japanese whisky “Japanese.” This past […]

Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2018

Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2018

Tokyo International BarShow 2018 was held May 12-13 at Tokyo Dome’s Prism Hall. Now in its 7th year, this year’s BarShow was the biggest yet, with 48 booths, and also the most popular. A record 12,300 people attended — over 1000 more than last year. […]

2017 Tokyo International BarShow: Nihon Gin

2017 Tokyo International BarShow: Nihon Gin

The Tokyo International BarShow + Whisky Expo Japan 2017 took place on May 13-14 at Tokyo Dome Prism Hall. While many make the pilgrimage to Tokyo Dome for the whisky, the focus of this year’s show was, without a doubt, Japan’s emerging gin industry. 2017 should go down in history […]