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.
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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.
After a little more than 4 years of waiting, Mars Whisky finally unveils the very first single malt entirely distilled and then aged in Tsunuki, the second malt distillery of the Hombo Shuzo group.
After Nikka and the complete stop of the production of Yoichi and Miyagikyo's old ranges, it is today Suntory's turn to announce the slowing down of the production of the single malt Hakushu 12 years old and the famous blend Hibiki 17 years old, but not their disappearance ...
Presented in France at the Whisky Live Paris 2017 end of last September, this brand new single malt IPA Cask Finish of the small Chichibu distillery has been a great success among Japanese whisky lovers.
Last September, Nikka Whisky unveiled four new limited editions of Yoichi and Miyagikyo's single malts that has been finished in ex-Moscatel and Rum casks.