Japanese Whisky

The first people to make whisky in Japan were determined to create something to equal what they found in Scotland. Enjoy honey-smooth yet complex Japanese whiskies from Nikka, Suntory, Yamazaki, and other local distilleries on Ippin.

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Japanese Whisky Guide

11 facts you didn't know about the Japanese whisky
11 facts you didn't know about the Japanese whisky

The Japanese just seem to know how to refine everything down to...

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Suntory's legendary Yamazaki 12 Year Single Malt Whisky
Suntory's legendary Yamazaki 12 Year Single Malt Whisky

2003 was a seminal year for Japanese whisky. It was the year that...

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Suntory's Award-winning Yamazaki 18-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky
Suntory's Award-winning Yamazaki 18-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky

Just south of Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital and guardian of traditional...

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7 Japanese whiskies you should know
7 Japanese whiskies you should know


It used to be the case that whisky connoisseurs the world over would reach...

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What Makes Japanese Whisky Unique
What Makes Japanese Whisky Unique


In the recent years, Japanese whisky has been growing in popularity all around...

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Hibiki 17 – The pinnacle of Japanese craftsmanship
Hibiki 17 – The pinnacle of Japanese craftsmanship

The Japanese are renowned for their deep appreciation and reverence of art, nature...

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Hibiki Harmony - The Spirit of Japanese harmony
Hibiki Harmony - The Spirit of Japanese harmony

Sometimes whisky can be too good. Or rather, too popular for its own good...

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How to drink a Japanese whisky
How to drink a Japanese whisky


Years ago, there weren’t a lot of people talking about the Japanese whisky...

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The Ultimate Guide to Must-Know Japanese Whisky Distilleries
The Ultimate Guide to Must-Know Japanese Whisky Distilleries

Historically, the world's whisky drinkers have trusted and loved whisky...

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Hakushu 12 Year Single Malt Whisky
Hakushu 12 Year Single Malt Whisky

The Single Malt Whisky Hakushu 12 Year is evidence, if it was ever needed...

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Suntory Chita Single Grain Whisky
Suntory Chita Single Grain Whisky

Built-in 1972 by Keizo Saji, Suntory's second Master Blender, the Suntory...

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Nikka Taketsuru 17 Pure Malt Whisky
Nikka Taketsuru 17 Pure Malt Whisky

The Pure Malt whisky Taketsuru 17 takes its name from the founder of the Nikka...

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The Ultimate Guide to Must-Know Japanese Whisky Brands
The Ultimate Guide to Must-Know Japanese Whisky Brands

Our list of the best whisky brands includes some of the oldest, most celebrated...

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Award-winning Japanese whiskies
Award-winning Japanese Whiskies


Japanese whiskies have taken the spirits world by storm during the past decade...

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Nikka Coffey Malt - Japanese Whisky of the Year 2018
Nikka Coffey Malt - Japanese Whisky of the Year 2018

The Bible was launched in 2003, and this year marks a return-to-form for Nikka...

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Two shades of Gold - Nikka Pure Malt Black and Nikka Pure Malt Red
Two shades of Gold - Nikka Pure Malt Black and Nikka Pure Malt Red

The bottles that stand before you are two sides of the Pure Malt Whisky...

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