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 !
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Known worldwide for its single malts with "fresh and green" character, Hakushu is growing and to please the increasing demand in Japan and abroad, Suntory announced the addition of a new pair of stills in the distillery !
On march 11th was held in Paris the official launch of two new japanese whiskies, the Hakushu & Yamazaki Distiller's Reserve, to enrich the permanent range of Suntory whisky in Europe from late april / early may. Created as an alternative to the upgrading older versions, these new whiskies are not a simple ageless expressions of the Yamazaki and Hakushu single malts, for sure...
To celebrate the launch of its latest whisky, the atypical Coffey Malt, Nikka has partnered with Walaku a traditional japanese pastry shop located in Paris, to offer two sweet creations typically japanese and subtly married with the new single malt of the range. We had the pleasure to taste them, the result is especially delicious and very surprising !
If you are a fan of japanese whisky you may have already heard of the mysterious Togouchi, a blend from Japan available in 12 and 18 year old, and there isn't much more information about it. But why is it a naturalized whisky?
Today a new japanese whisky is unveiled, the single malt Chichibu "On the Way". Ichiro Akuto releases the first 5 year old of his distillery founded in 2008 at the foot of a mountain in the region of Saitama single malt. This whisky is (currently) the oldest one produced in Chichibu, which is gaining in quality and maturity each year.
One year after its first edition, Suntory announced the release on July 2 of the Hakushu Heavily Peated 2013 !