Japanese Whisky


JW Blue Label Alternative [insert collective groan here]

by Icantread 5 years ago

Hi All, I know it's an obnoxious request, and I've decided to go ahead with it anyway, so let me begin with a big Thank You! for clicking on the thread. I am hunting for a nice gift for a prett...

Growing Barley (for making whisky!) In Japan

by DavidT 6 years ago

Interesting article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-19/japanese-whisky-at-920-a-bottle-driving-rice-farmers-to-drink

Kemuri - RWC - Go while the getting is good

by bbulkow 6 years ago

Holy Nuts, this place is great. It's in a cursed location, it's on the wrong side of town, it probably won't succeed, so get over there before it fails. The smoked edamame came without us asking...

Article on Japanese Whisky

by DavidT 6 years ago

Nice article on Hibiki whisky in last weekend's Wall Street Journal: http://www.wsj.com/articles/irish-author-colum-mccann-tackles-a-bottle-of-hibiki-japanese-harmony-whisky-1443474387

Japanese Whisky Update

by DavidT 6 years ago


Suntory to launch whisky into space

by zin1953 6 years ago

"Japanese whisky producer, Suntory will send samples of whisky to the International Space Station to study the effect of zero gravity has on ageing. "The Wall Street Journal has reported that th...

Where to buy Japanese whiskey in Boston?

by BarryP 6 years ago

Hi, Does anyone know of a store in the area with a good stock of Japanese whiskeys? I had some Nikka on a recent trip and I'd like to buy some for home. Thanks, BP

Japanese whisky shortage affects Nikka

by zin1953 6 years ago

"Japan’s Nikka Whisky will replace its entire range of single malts with no-age-statement bottlings in the face of a nationwide aged malt whisky shortage." (article continues)

ISO Suntory Kakubin

by wanderluster 6 years ago

Looking for a liquor store or sympathetic bar that has Suntory Kakubin whisky to use for highballs. I have been googling frantically but without any luck so far.

Japanese Whiskey Shops: Tokyo or Kyoto

by Dapuma 6 years ago

I am looking for the best spots to get Suntory 21 year (or 30) and some Nikka year specific bottles (items they don't export to the US) to take back Does anyone have any recommendations in eith...

Desperately seeking Hibiki 17-year-old in bottle decorated with cranes and wisteria (available May 2013 in Narita duty free)

by buttertart 7 years ago

We were transiting another US airport on the way back from Tokyo in 2013, and the duty-free shop attendant advised us not to buy it, that the bottle would be confiscated because it could not go int...

What to bring back from Japan

by Dapuma 7 years ago

Are there any unique spirits that aren't available in the US that are worth bringing back from Japan

Japanese Whiskey

by pgwiz1 7 years ago

This is a bit random, but I saw an article about whiskeys produced in Japan. Does anyone know of restaurants/bars that carry them? Would hate to buy a bottle to find out it's yuck.

In search of... Japanese Whisky for sale in L.A. area

by J.L. 11 years ago

Hi gang, Happy Holiday season/New Year's to all Hounds out there! I need to buy Nikka Whisky for a business gift for an associate (any malt, any age will do). Does anyone know where it can b...

Where can I buy Suntory brand Japanese whiskey in Connecticut?

by shoes 8 years ago

Anyone seen Suntory Japanese whiskey for sale in any liquor stores in Connecticut? I'm willing to drive to get it. (Don't ask - long story. Please no debates here about the merits of the stuff. ...

Who has a good (and extensive) selection of Japanese Whiskeys?

by ipsedixit 8 years ago

Preferably in/around Midtown West. I know that Flatiron is famed for its whiskey and single malt selections, but they only have 4 whiskeys from Japan. Any and all recommendations appreciated.

Best mail-order source for Japanese whisky in USA?

by lambretta76 8 years ago

Does anyone know what the best source is for Japanese whisky in the US? There's a lot I'd like to get from the Whisky Exchange, but I do want to make sure it's not available here before I shell out...

Buying Japanese Whiskies (To Take Home) + Visiting Distilleries

by Kavey 9 years ago

One more new thread from me today, again I've not had any luck finding anything using the Search, going back 5 years, on both whisky and whiskey spellings! I've found some great recommendations ...

Japanese whisky question

by tokyopix 9 years ago

I don't know much about whisky/scotch/whiskey. Mostly just what I read. I have only tried maybe half a dozen sips in my life. I always think it smells great but tastes too harsh. I cannot tell you ...