Shinobu head distiller posing around barrels.

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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Pappy Van Winkle Distiller Experiments With a Baijiu Whiskey

(Via Bloomberg) Buffalo Trace, in Frankfort, Ky., is known for bottling some of the world’s most sought-after whiskeys such as Pappy Van...

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Where next for whisky?

(Via The Drink Bussiness) The global market for rare and collectible whisky has exploded in recent years, spearheaded by...

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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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Can China’s Other National Drink Make a Comeback?

(Via Sixth Tone) When the autumn winds begin to blow and the nights get cold, it can only mean...

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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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Two whisky glasses in a dark-lit bar with a candle between them.

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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Whisky tasting sheets.

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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