The most famous Japanese blended whisky and one of the most awarded in the world, will welcome a new member in its family : the Hibiki Japanese Harmony, whose birth is scheduled in Japan on March 10, 2015 !
The results of the World Whiskies Awards 2015 Japanese whisky category have been announced ! 4 winners whiskies will go to defend the colors of Japan in their category at the final stage held on 19 March in London, and try to win the coveted WWA title of "Best Whisky in the world" 2015.
"Which country makes the world's best whiskey ?" is a question that CBS News decided to find the answer. But with no surprise for us, guess which country it could be ? The answer on this short video report...
2015 is coming in a few days, and to celebrate this new year, we invite you to discover our 10 favorite japanese whiskies of 2014 ! We made our selection among all the references available in Europe so that you can decide to taste it or not.
Ichiro’s Malt Hanyu “The Joker” best Japanese whisky of the year according to the Whisky Advocate Magazine
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 !
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.