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Amahagan World Malt Edition No.2 Red Wine Wood Finish

Amahagan World Malt Edition No.2 Red Wine Wood Finish

It’s a bit of a mouthful of a name but the Nagahama Distillery has just announced their next iteration of the Amahagan World Malt. Like the previous edition, the new Amahagan World Malt wears its non-Japanese nature on its sleeve. That means it’s unashamedly using […]

Nagahama Distillery now accepting second round of cask owners

Nagahama Distillery now accepting second round of cask owners

Japan’s smallest whisky distillery, the Nagahama Distillery, is now taking orders for their second round of cask owners. Open until May 31, the distillery is offering ten of each of the following casks: 40L sherry cask, 5 year max aging, 450,000 yen before taxes and […]

Japanese Whisky Distilleries to Watch 2018-19: Nagahama Distillery, Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery

Japanese Whisky Distilleries to Watch 2018-19: Nagahama Distillery, Wakatsuru Saburomaru 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 […]

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 […]

Nagahama Distillery New Make 59­° Heavily Peated

Nagahama Distillery New Make 59­° Heavily Peated

Nagahama Distillery’s 4th new make entry is the New Make 59° Heavily Peated. We sort of saw this coming with the announcement of Peated back in September… so not a huge surprise. At 45ppm, it’s around the same peat level of Laphroaig. The announcement is […]

Nagahama Distillery New Make 59° Peated

Nagahama Distillery New Make 59° Peated

On the shore of Japan’s largest lake, Lake Biwa, sits the Nagahama Distillery in Shiga Prefecture. In November they celebrate their first anniversary. Nagahama is figuratively the smallest in Japan. Their two small stills (1000L and 500L) sit in a space that’s only 26 square […]