【Youtube Video #6】Yamazakura Blended Malt Japanese Whisky Sherry Wood Reserve Asaka

The sixth installment of the “Japanese Whisky Dictionary” Youtube video distribution!
This time, we would like to introduce “Yamazakura Blended Malt Japanese Whisky Sherry Wood Reserve Asaka” from Asaka Distillery located in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, operated by Sasanogawa Brewery, the oldest whisky distillery in Hokuriku. This time we would like to introduce “Yamazakura Blended Malt Japanese Whisky Sherry Wood Reserve Asaka” from Asaka Distillery located in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, operated by Sasanogawa Brewery, the oldest whisky distillery in Hokuriku.

1. for beginners

The concept of this website is to introduce whisky to people who have been interested in “bars” and “Japanese whisky” but have been reluctant to approach The website was created with the concept of the

 

The website was created with the concept of introducing Japanese whisky to people who have been interested in Japanese whisky but have been reluctant to approach them. We hope it will be an opportunity for beginners who want to learn about Japanese whisky from scratch to go to a bar, or to learn more about Japanese whisky.

2. video distribution #6 “Yamazakura Blended Malt Japanese Whisky Sherry Wood Reserve Asaka

In this 6th installment, we would like to introduce “Yamazakura Blended Malt Japanese Whisky Sherry Wood Reserve Asaka” from Asaka Distillery in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, which is operated by Sasanogawa Shuzo, the oldest whisky distillery in Hokuriku.

 

The distillery was licensed to produce whisky in 1946, soon after the war, and continued to produce whisky until around 1980. It was called “Cherry of the North, Toa of the East, and Mars of the West,” and along with Toa Shuzo and Hombo Shuzo, Sasanokawa Shuzo’s “cherry whisky” gained popularity, but the distilling of the original whisky was not a problem. distilling of the original whisky was stopped due to the stagnant domestic market.

 

Due to low growth and changing tastes, Toa was forced to withdraw from the business in 2003, and Sasanokawa took custody of the barrels of undiluted whisky at the distillery in Hanyu This was a big help in releasing Ichiro’s Malt, which later became popular worldwide.

 

Following the resurgence of the whisky boom since the 2010s, we decided to establish a full-scale malt whisky distillery in 2015, and with the cooperation of Chichibu distiller Ichiro Hido, the following year in 2016 we restarted distilling original sake at the Asaka distillery, which was This video looks at the charms of a sake cellar.

 

This video looks at the charms of the Asaka distillery, including the location and environment of the distillery and information on new releases.

 

 

// Video Table of Contents (Timetable) //

0:10 Opening
0:48 Distillery name and WWA2022
2:18 Management company and history of whisky making
5:21 Tasting and secrets of blended malt

12:03 Distillery tour information and product prices
13:32 Next episode preview and off-shot

 

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