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Japanese Craft Rum: Teeda Aged 5 Years

Japanese Craft Rum: Teeda Aged 5 Years

Okinawa’s Helios Distillery has been selling rum under the “Teeda” brand for several years. They’ve just launched a new limited-edition age statement expression that’s aged five+ years in American white oak casks. The Helios Distillery has been getting quite a bit of attention of late […]

Review: Helios Distillery KURA The WHISKY Rum Cask Finish

Review: Helios Distillery KURA The WHISKY Rum Cask Finish

Tonight we’re drinking whisky from Okinawa’s Helios Distillery, one of Japan’s many distilleries located on the island. “KURA The WHISKY RUM CASK FINISH” is Helios’ first whisky released since October 2016. Helios has a fairly short history by Japanese distillery standards, launching rum distillation in […]

Helios Distillery’s KURA The Whisky Rum Cask Finish

Helios Distillery’s KURA The Whisky Rum Cask Finish

One of Japan’s southernmost¬†distilleries, Helios Distillery, has released their first new whisky in several years:¬†KURA The WHISKY Rum Cask Finish. Let’s be clear: this is a Rum Cask Finish of imported malt whisky from Scotland. I don’t even remember the last time Helios released a […]