Shinobu Blended Whisky being poured into a Shinobu-blended shot glass set beside two slices of lemon.

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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Person dressed in a traditional yukata holding a filled whisky glass with an ice ball.

“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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Rows and shelves of barrels in a whisky distillery.

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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Master blender Ken Usami smiling while sitting on a chair and holding a filled glass of whisky.

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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Backlit Shinobu Pure Malt Whisky 10 Year placed on a counter of wooden planks.

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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Bottle of Shinobu Pure Malt Whisky Lightly Peated on a small mound of grass and clover with a stream in the background.

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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Display case containing a long row of various Yamazaki whisky products labeled by year and accompanied with a short description.

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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Two people clinking their half-full whisky glasses together in front of a bar shelf background.

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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Orange-reddish whisky cocktail with a block of ice and orange peel on a marbled countertop.

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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A stalk of rice in a rice field.

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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Kujira Ryukyu Whisky bottle one a slice of birch set on a white backdrop next to empty glass bottles with white flowers inside.

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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