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The Best Japanese Whisky for Cocktails

What are the best Japanese whisky for cocktails? Let’s back up. We love Japanese whisky for many reasons. That’s...

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“What’s Special About Japanese Whisky, Explained”

So, you’ve heard the buzz around Japanese whisky from all your coolest high-ball cocktail friends. But you may be...

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A Complete Guide to Single Malt Japanese Whisky

Hello and welcome back to the Japanese Whisky Blog, where we help you be more informed about what’s in...

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SB meets… Ken Usami, Shinobu Distillery

(Via The Spirits Business) Master distiller Ken Usami is at the helm of the operation, creating a range of...

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The 7 Best Japanese Whisky Brands You Can Buy in the US in 2022

Believe it or not, it’s about time to put a bow on the year 2021. It’s been an interesting...

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The Best Japanese Whiskies of 2022, for the Best Price

It’s about that time of year where…we start thinking about the next year! The days are dwindling and temperatures...

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The Story of Suntory and Nikka: Dominating Distilleries of Japanese Whisky

Welcome (or welcome back) to the Japanese Whisky blog. We’re glad you’re here, on this corner of this internet...

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Will Japanese whisky be eclipsed by Taiwan? The island’s gin and rum also show promise – with...

Back in the Age of Discovery, Ilha Formosa (“beautiful island”) was the name the Portuguese gave to Taiwan. Today...

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5 Japanese Whisky Cocktail Recipes With 5 Ingredients or Less

Japanese whisky? Cocktails? Turns out, the two are a perfect mix (see what we did there). Now, remember, most...

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Should Rice Whisky Be Considered Whisky? We’ll Explain.

Whisky-lovers around the world (well, at least definitely here in the U.S.) are likely wondering…what is the deal with...

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A Breakdown of Japanese Whisky Blended from International Whisky

Welcome back to the Whisky Blog, where whisky knowledge leads to elevated whisky enjoyment. Today we tackle a bit...

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The 10 Best Japanese Whiskies Under $100 To Drink in 2021

It’s the beginning of the new year, which means we’re making our resolutions and ready to better  ourselves. Or,...

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