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Suntory announces The Yamazaki Neko Cask 2019 edition, celebrating our feline friends

Suntory announces The Yamazaki Neko Cask 2019 edition, celebrating our feline friends

Suntory’s Yamazaki Distillery, the first whisky distillery in Japan, celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2023. As a result, we expect several limited edition releases to come out of the distillery to commemorate the occasion. This is similar to how Nikka announced their Limited Edition 2019 […]

Suntory’s Japanese Craft Liqueur Kanade

Suntory’s Japanese Craft Liqueur Kanade

Suntory is set to launch a new line of liqueurs on June 4, 2019 under a brand named “Japanese Craft Liqueur Kanade.” While we don’t have any images of the bottles just yet, we do have some details on what flavors the first three releases […]

Review: THE ESSENCE of SUNTORY WHISKY YAMAZAKI DISTILLERY REFILL SHERRY CASK

Review: THE ESSENCE of SUNTORY WHISKY YAMAZAKI DISTILLERY REFILL SHERRY CASK

The other day I happened to come across the second volume of the “THE ESSENCE of SUNTORY WHISKY” series being sold on Amazon JP at retail price. It’s quite odd since they are not supposed to be sold to members of the general public — […]

Are Nikka and Suntory distilling whisky in Kagoshima?

Are Nikka and Suntory distilling whisky in Kagoshima?

Have a look at the Japan Distillery Map and it’s hard to miss the concentration of distilleries in Kagoshima prefecture. There’s the historic Kagoshima Distillery, where Hombo Shuzo made whisky from 1949 until 1984. They returned to making whisky in Kagoshima a few decades later, […]

Suntory World Whisky Ao coming on April 16, 2019

Suntory World Whisky Ao coming on April 16, 2019

The new brand of whisky by Suntory is called Suntory World Whisky Ao. As you may have guessed from the name it’s a blend of whiskies from the world’s five big whisky regions: Scotland, Ireland, USA, Canada, and Japan. They have not told us exactly […]

2019 Year of the Boar bottles of Suntory Whisky Royal, Suntory Old Whisky

2019 Year of the Boar bottles of Suntory Whisky Royal, Suntory Old Whisky

Suntory is back with their annual Zodiac bottlings, and 2019 is the Year of the Boar. 2018’s Year of the Dog bottles were really popular, at least according to the pageviews on this site! The Suntory Whisky Royal is a ceramic boar, 600ml at 43% […]

Suntory Haku Vodka is now official, and available in the US

Suntory Haku Vodka is now official, and available in the US

Though we’ve already known about it for nearly half a year now, Beam Suntory has officially announced the US release of Haku Vodka. A 750ml bottle will go for $27.99 according to Kyodo News, putting it around the same US price point of Suntory’s Roku […]

Suntory and Karimoku team up for K Chair, made from whisky casks

Suntory and Karimoku team up for K Chair, made from whisky casks

Suntory and furniture maker Karimoku have teamed up to sell a version of the K Chair made from whisky casks. Slated to be released on September 28, each chair uses plenty of cask wood: 4 casks in the armrests alone, according to Karimoku. They have […]

Suntory All-Free All-Time: clear non-alcoholic beer coming soon

Suntory All-Free All-Time: clear non-alcoholic beer coming soon

Here at nomunication.jp we don’t mention beer very often, let alone non-alcoholic beer, but Suntory Beer’s latest announcement is actually fairly exciting: they have a completely clear non-alcohol beer coming out on June 19. It’s called “All-Free All-Time” and as the name indicates, Suntory wants […]

It’s official: Hakushu 12 and Hibiki 17 are being halted

It’s official: Hakushu 12 and Hibiki 17 are being halted

The day that absolutely nobody was waiting for is here: Nikkei brings word (paywall) that Suntory will indeed officially be halting sales of Hakushu 12 and Hibiki 17 this year. Hakushu 12 is expected to be suspended from June, and Hibiki 17 from September. This confirms […]