Tag: scotch

Glenmorangie Astar, Johnnie Walker 18, Ballantine’s Single Malts coming to Japan

Glenmorangie Astar, Johnnie Walker 18, Ballantine’s Single Malts coming to Japan

Four new releases of brand-name Scotch coming to Japan this winter! Glenmorangie Astar’s triumphant return hits Japan as well, with limited releases being made available only to wholesalers by MHD beginning this November. Apparently Dr. Bill Lumsden was able to secure more of the “designer” […]

Wolfburn Distillery Virtual Seminar on 12-Oct, 8PM JST

Wolfburn Distillery Virtual Seminar on 12-Oct, 8PM JST

Shuiku no Kai is hosting a virtual seminar tonight for the Wolfburn Distillery at 8PM JST. The seminar will be emceed by Whisky Advisor Muneyuki Yoshimura, and features none other than the founder of the Wolfburn Distillery, Andrew Thompson, as the live guest. Four whiskies […]

Event Report: Grand Malt Tasting 2017

Event Report: Grand Malt Tasting 2017

MHD held their Grand Malt Tasting 2017 event on September 8, 2017. One of the highlights of the event was sampling the unreleased Ardbeg An Oa, the latest iteration from the Ardbeg Distillery. Way too peaty for me! The event is put on by MHD themselves, […]

Golgo 13 Whisky: Single Malt Scotch to Commemorate Manga’s 50th Anniversary

Golgo 13 Whisky: Single Malt Scotch to Commemorate Manga’s 50th Anniversary

November of 1968 saw the very first “Golgo 13” manga, and it’s still serialized to this day, making it Japan’s oldest manga still in production. To commemorate its 50th anniversary, Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions and Shogakukan (Golgo 13’s publisher) have teamed up with world-famous whisky collector Hideo […]

Meet the Distillers, Sept 6 @ Roppongi BrewDog

Meet the Distillers, Sept 6 @ Roppongi BrewDog

Whisk-e Ltd. has three distillers that will be in town next week, and they’re going to host them for an event at BrewDog Roppongi from 7-10PM on September 6th. If you have any questions, from basic to spergy geek level, this is a great opportunity […]

Wolfburn Japan Exclusive bottling announced, only 500 available

Wolfburn Japan Exclusive bottling announced, only 500 available

Way up north in Thurso, Caithness, the Highlands of Scotland, you’ll find the Wolfburn Distillery. The story goes that while was historically a distillery located here, it fell into disrepair and ruin somewhere around 1870. Over 140 years later, in 2011, the site was rediscovered […]