Ichiro's Malt Hanyu "The Joker" Multi Vintage just won the title of best Japanese whisky of the year at the 21th Whisky Advocate Awards !
Ichiro’s Malt Hanyu “The Joker” best Japanese whisky of the year according to the Whisky Advocate Magazine
Now third major player in the Japanese whisky, Ichiro Akuto kindly opened the doors of his small distillery for a tour conducted with passion by Yumi Yoshikawa the Ichiro's Malt brand ambassador. Welcome to Chichibu !
A new Mars Whisky has just been unveiled in Japan ! Single malt Komagatake from the small Shinshu distillery now comes in a Sherry and American white oak casks release.
The Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013 was named best whisky in the world by the expert Jim Murray in his annual guide ; The Whisky Bible 2015. Therefore the famous Suntory's single malt made a big splash appearance in the pantheon of the best whiskies in the world, causing Scottish distilleries amazement.
Tsunagu blended whisky is the first Mars Whisky limited edition specially bottled for the japanese department store Isetan. During our last visit to Tokyo, we could enjoy this new whisky, available since 1st of October, confirming the will of Mars Whisky to be back into the japanese whisky market.
If you are fan of japanese whisky and you would like to discover products exclusively reserved for the japanese domestic market, good news, no need to go there, Uisuki.com the european dedicated online shop just opened a new section called "Direct from Tokyo", which propose a selection of products only available in Japan and coming from all the distilleries of the archipelago !
Last weekend took place the Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi 2014 one of the biggest dance festivals in Tokyo, during which at least 5,000 costumed dancers spread across a hundred teams from all over Japan
A limited edition of an almost brand new japanese whisky will be available in Japan from august 6th. Mars Maltage name "The Revival 2011" is meaning the rebirth of Mars Whisky, a rather confidential japanese whisky brand which most famous expression is a single malt sold under the name of Mars Maltage Komagatake.
This summer let's discover a fresh and fizzy drink that will make you enjoy your japanese whisky in an original way. Since the last 50 years in Japan, the highball is the most popular way to drink whisky. In this video a pretty japanese girl presents the recipe of the Kaku Highball made with Kakubin the oldest blend of Suntory.