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Our Japanese whiskies selection for Christmas 2015 !

For the celebrations of the end of year, we invite you to discover our selection for Christmas 2015 ! Both of us chose three Japanese whiskies, plus two special common choices ; a whisky of course, but also a little surprise...

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A journey to Chichibu distillery

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 !

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Differences between japanese and scotch whisky

Do you know what are the differences between japanese and scotch whisky or other whiskies ? We propose to review the specificity of japanese whisky and explain why it's now considered as one of the best in the world.

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The Nikka Blender’s bar in Tokyo

If you are visiting Tokyo for your holidays and you are a japanese whisky addict, the Nikka Blender's Bar is the place where you can enjoy the full range of Nikka. You will have the choice between all Taketsuru versions including the exclusives 25 and 35 years old, Yoichi and Miyagikyo single malts including several single casks, all the blended whiskies offered by the brand and an assortment of single malts classified according to their flavor profiles; the Key malts.

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Sparkling and fresh, the japanese whisky highball !

You may be wondering what is a highball ? Despite what you might think, it's indeed a beverage considered as a cocktail. Alcohol, lot of ice and a soft drink are the basic ingredients of a highball. In this article you will discover the most famous one made with whisky which was Japan's most popular mode of consumption during the japanese whisky golden age from the late 50's to early 80's, and recently returned on the front of the stage thanks to Nikka and Suntory.

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What difference between whisky and whiskey?

Should I write "whisky" or "whiskey"? And besides, is there a real difference between whisky and whiskey? That is the question…

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How would you like your japanese whisky ?

Everybody knows the two most famous way to drink whisky, "straight" pure and "on the rocks" with ice. But have you ever heard of highball, "ice ball" or mizuwari?

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Focus on whisky coloration

Is there something more attractive than a nice amber whisky? Such a delicate colour can only be the result of a long cask maturation… Well, in fact, not necessarily.

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