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Kirin to invest 8bio yen into Fuji Gotemba Distillery

Kirin to invest 8bio yen into Fuji Gotemba Distillery

In November of last year, Japan business daily Nikkei revealed that Kirin intended to make an investment to increase their whisky production capacity at the Fuji Gotemba Distillery. We now have an official announcement from Kirin themselves to the same effect. They plan to upgrade […]

We’re getting more Fuji Sanroku Signature Blend

We’re getting more Fuji Sanroku Signature Blend

2018 hasn’t been the greatest year for Japanese whisky. While we’ve seen some new distilleries pop out new born whiskies, for the established players, things have been pretty gloomy. But finally, there’s some good news out of Shizuoka Prefecture. Kirin has announced that beginning August […]

Kirin’s Fuji Gotemba Distillery

Kirin’s Fuji Gotemba Distillery

At the foot of Mt. Fuji lies Kirin’s one and only distillery: the Fuji Gotemba Distillery. It’s an easy daytrip from Tokyo, making this another no-brainer for any fan of Japanese whisky. About Fuji Gotemba Distillery Despite dominating the Japanese beer and chuhai scene, Kirin […]