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Moon Glow Limited Edition 2019

Moon Glow Limited Edition 2019

The fourth release in the Moon Glow series from the Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery looks to be upon us some day soon. Named simply “Moon Glow Limited Edition 2019,” it follows in the footsteps of last year’s release, again using 20-year malt blended with 10-year grain. […]

Harry Cranes Craft Highball

Harry Cranes Craft Highball

It must be highball week or something, since another of Japan’s smaller whisky distilleries has announced the release of a RTD highball. This time it’s out of Toyoma’s Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery, and named the “Harry Cranes Craft Highball.” Harry Cranes… I think of this guy: […]

Junenmyo Half Decade, the Hokuriku-only whisky from Saburomaru

Junenmyo Half Decade, the Hokuriku-only whisky from Saburomaru

Just yesterday Hokuriku-based Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery released “Junenmyo Half Decade” specifically for their home region, Hokuriku. Per their announcement it contains “selected whiskies from several barrels aged over 5 years old.” Assuming it contains whisky actually distilled at the Saburomaru Distillery, that would be from […]

Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery launching cask owner program

Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery launching cask owner program

The newly refurbished Saburomaru Distillery is looking for 100 people to become partial cask owners. For 26,000 yen, you’ll receive two bottles of whisky from Saburomaru roughly five years from now. They expect the new pot to head into a bourbon cask in August, then mature, […]

MOON GLOW Limited Edition 2018

MOON GLOW Limited Edition 2018

Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery is releasing their latest blended whisky tomorrow — it’s called MOON GLOW Limited Edition 2018. This time around it’s primarily using a 20 year malt mixed mixed with others at least 10 years of age. Only 6000 bottles of this will be […]

Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery: more details emerge

Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery: more details emerge

As you may remember, Hokuriku’s only whisky distillery, the Wakatsuru Saburomaru Distillery, is one that I said you should be watching over 2018-19. At the time, I had a few unanswered questions about the distillery and its future. Lucky us, because Japan’s Nikkei business newspaper […]

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 […]