Distilleries are responding to demand by keeping their whisky in the barrel.
Suntory’s Shinji Fukuyo has made award-winning whiskies. Will Whiskey Toki be next?
The spirit distinguishes itself by employing Japanese ingredients and techniques…
It’s difficult to say the words “single malt” without quickly following them up with “scotch.” But while Scotland is indeed the largest producer of single-malt whiskies, Japan is the second-largest distiller of single malts in the world. This revelation is even more impressive when one realizes that while Scotland has well over 100 distilleries, Japan […]
Although Japan’s two Suntory distilleries are known for producing a variety of single-malt whiskies, only a few, primarily the multiple award-winning 12- and 18-year-old Yamazaki expressions, have made it to our shores. But now comes a welcomed third offering, Hakushu 12 Year Old single malt ($60), produced in the namesake “forest distillery” of Hakushu, not […]