Tag: yoichi

Masataka Taketsuru: Nikka Lives On

Masataka Taketsuru: Nikka Lives On

2018 marks a century since the founder of Nikka Whisky, Masataka Taketsuru, set out on a journey that would alter the history of Japanese whisky. Based primarily on his serialized autobiography originally published in Nikkei in 1968, in the final chapter Nikka Whisky continues expanding to […]

Masataka Taketsuru: Post-War Nikka Whisky

Masataka Taketsuru: Post-War Nikka Whisky

2018 marks a century since the founder of Nikka Whisky, Masataka Taketsuru, set out on a journey that would alter the history of Japanese whisky. Based primarily on his serialized autobiography originally published in Nikkei in 1968, in Part Nine post-war Japan finally takes a liking […]

Masataka Taketsuru: Independent at Yoichi Distillery

Masataka Taketsuru: Independent at Yoichi Distillery

2018 marks a century since the founder of Nikka Whisky, Masataka Taketsuru, set out on a journey that would alter the history of Japanese whisky. Based primarily on his serialized autobiography originally published in Nikkei in 1968, in Part Eight Taketsuru strikes out on his own […]

Review: Miyagikyo Manzanilla Wood Finish, Yoichi Manzanilla Wood Finish

Review: Miyagikyo Manzanilla Wood Finish, Yoichi Manzanilla Wood Finish

Two guest reviews by David Tsujimoto of Aloha Whisky in one week! This time he’s back with his review of the new Yoichi and Miyagikyo Manzanilla Wood Finish releases, direct from Nikka’s Miyagikyo Distillery near Sendai. As we learned last week, Nikka Whisky is repeating […]

Yoichi and Miyagikyo Manzanilla Wood Finish on Sept 26

Yoichi and Miyagikyo Manzanilla Wood Finish on Sept 26

Nikka Whisky is back with another special edition for their Yoichi and Miyagikyo single malts: Manzanilla Wood Finish. This year it’s Manzanilla wood, using casks of sherries of the same name that hail from the Spanish port town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda. The casks were holding […]

New Nikka Single Malts: Yoichi Moscatel Wood Finish, Miyagikyo Moscatel Wood Finish

New Nikka Single Malts: Yoichi Moscatel Wood Finish, Miyagikyo Moscatel Wood Finish

Rumors are swirling of two upcoming single malts from Nikka: Nikka Yoichi Moscatel Wood Finish and Nikka Miyagikyo Moscatel Wood Finish. Considering that both of are purported to drop on September 26, expect an official announcement from Nikka shortly. In the meantime, lineocean.com reports on […]

Nikka releases new Yoichi Distillery Limited Blended Whisky

Nikka releases new Yoichi Distillery Limited Blended Whisky

The latest news out of Nikka’s Yoichi distillery is that they’ve just released a distillery-limited blended whisky. It’s simply called “Yoichi Distillery Limited Blended Whisky” and there’s no other information about the blend available at the moment, so it’s difficult to tell exactly what’s going on […]