The first ever barrel exchange between Japanese distilleries has taken place ! The Saburomaru and Nagahama distilleries have joined forces to create Inazuma and Far East of Peat, the first collaborative whiskies between Japanese craft distilleries.
Nagahama Inazuma & Saburomaru Far East of Peat, the first collaboration between Japanese distilleries !
In Japan, a bell foundry in the Takaoka region has diversified into creating a still for distilling whiskey and other spirits, designed using the traditional mold-casting method inherited from centuries of know-how.
Suntory has just announced on the sly the release of a peaty version of its single malt Hakushu, but beware there won't be enough for everyone ; you'll have to live in Japan and incidentally speak Japanese, but above all be lucky, very lucky...
This is a great step forward in the world of Japanese whisky, the Association of Spirits & Liquors Producers of Japan (Japan Spirits & Liquors Makers Association) has just officially announced the creation of a set of specifications aimed at clarifying the standards for the use of the "Japanese Whisky" label.
Produced by the White Oak - Eigashima distillery, Tokinoka whiskies are getting a new look with a new visual identity delivered through new cases and new labels.
In addition to Hibiki Blossom Harmony 2021, a sakura cask-matured version of the House's emblematic blend, Suntory also announced the launch of a Yamazaki Limited Edition 2021 single malt !
Announced for May 2021, Hibiki Blossom Harmony 2021 is the new limited edition of Suntory's famous blend which, as its name suggests, is a tribute to the flowering of cherry trees, one of the most traditional events in Japan.
In April 2020, Mars Whisky unveiled the very first single malt from its second Tsunuki distillery, four years after its opening. Nine months later, a peaty version has just been announced !
Prologue K is the very first single malt unveiled by the Shizuoka distillery founded in 2014, which had never before presented any products ; neither gin, nor new born or other new make.