Tag: highball

10 ways to drink Japanese whisky: #3, Samboa Highball

10 ways to drink Japanese whisky: #3, Samboa Highball

As Japanese whisky makers enjoy their time in the worldwide spotlight, more and more people are waking up to the reality that Japanese consumers may also know a thing or two about the ways to drink Japanese whisky. Of course, there’s the izakaya staple whisky […]

10 ways to drink Japanese whisky: #1, Whisky Highball

10 ways to drink Japanese whisky: #1, Whisky Highball

As Japanese whisky makers enjoy their time in the worldwide spotlight, more and more people are waking up to the reality that Japanese consumers may also know a thing or two about the ways to drink Japanese whisky. Of course there’s the izakaya staple whisky […]

Suntory Hakushu Distillery

Suntory Hakushu Distillery

Suntory’s Hakushu Distillery is an easy day trip from Tokyo. In celebration of Hakushu 25 being named the World’s Best Single Malt Whisky at WWA2018, this past weekend I paid the distillery another much-overdo visit. About the Hakushu Distillery In 1973, the 50th anniversary of the […]

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Lycee, Hyoketsu Salty Dog, Hokkaido-only Nikka, and more

Chuhai Watch: Mogitate Lycee, Hyoketsu Salty Dog, Hokkaido-only Nikka, and more

There’s been so many things going on in chuhai land, I’m starting to want to just drink chuhai and forget. This is the biggest Chuhai Watch since I started this site! Let’s get caught up. Asahi From Asahi first up is Mogitate Lychee, a seasonal […]

Chuhai Watch: The CHOYA HIGH BALL

Chuhai Watch: The CHOYA HIGH BALL

Technically not a chuhai but here you go! Choya, the world’s biggest producer of umeshu (plum wine) is getting ready to release The CHOYA HIGH BALL. It’s a RTD that’s presumably just umeshu and soda, given the name. They’re using Nankobai to make the umeshu […]

Suntory Kakubin 80th Anniversary Pop-up Bar in Roppongi Aug 31 to Sep 3

Suntory Kakubin 80th Anniversary Pop-up Bar in Roppongi Aug 31 to Sep 3

That’s right, it’s been 80 years since Suntory first released the Suntory Kakubin! To celebrate they have a pop-up bar coming to Roppongi Hills for 4 days only: August 31st to September 3rd. Kaku Highballs are only 300 yen! You can also get a “re-issued” Kaku […]

Haircuts & Highballs at Dewar’s BARBER BAR in Shibuya

Haircuts & Highballs at Dewar’s BARBER BAR in Shibuya

A new promotion by Bacardi Japan has a pop-up barber shop called BARBER BAR serving free “NY style” haircuts and Dewar’s highballs to 24 dudes over the course of two days. The “Dewar’s BARBER BAR” will be located at the entrance of Shibuya MODI on […]

Maker’s Mark CRAFT HIGHBALL STAND, Ginza

Maker’s Mark CRAFT HIGHBALL STAND, Ginza

Suntory Spirits has teamed up with MYU to open a Maker’s Mark Craft Highball Stand smack in the middle of Ginza Corridor. Here’s a map: Ginza Corridor and highballs? Sound familiar? Well it should, because this new highball stand is actually in the same building as […]