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For Duty Free Shops at Airports [On Sale April 12, 2022] Single Malt Yoichi Grande and Single Malt Miyagikyo Grande

Information on the release of “Single Malt Yoichi Grande and Single Malt Miyagikyo Grande” has been released on the official website of Asahi Breweries, Ltd. The release date is April 12, 2022. Limited quantities.List price: 10,000 yen (excluding tax). Product for duty free stores at airports.   The bottle further …

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[Low price – up to 5,000 yen] 10 Best Japanese Whisky Picks

Japanese whiskey has become popular worldwide in the past few years. The production of old famous whiskies such as “Yamazaki” “Hakushu” “Hibiki” “Taketsuru” “Yoichi” and “Miyagikyo” has been drastically reduced due to a shortage of original sake, and they are currently distributed in Japan at a higher price than the …

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[Review] Single Malt Miyagikyo Peated

The two new products, Single Malt Yoichi Non-peated and Single Malt Miyagikyo Peated, will be released in 2024. 90th Anniversary The two new products, “Single Malt Yoichi Non-peated” and “Single Malt Miyagikyo Peated,” will be released in 2024, and will focus on the depth created by Nikka Whisky’s diverse range …

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[Review] Nikka DATE

“Nikka Date” is a blended whisky made from malt and grain distilled at the Miyagikyo distillery, with a portion of the grain distilled at the Ben Nevis distillery in Scotland. It is a blended whisky “for Miyagi Prefecture only” that makes the most of the characteristics of Nikka’s special Cafe …

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[Review] Single Malt Miyagikyo

This “Single Malt Miyagikyo” was created by Masataka Taketsuru, the father of Japanese whiskey, to realize his own dream of the future. It was released on September 1, 2015. The whisky is distilled slowly by steam indirect distillation, using pipes inside the pot still and passing steam at about 130℃. …

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[Review] Nikka Coffey Grain

“Nikka Coffey Grain” is a deeply flavored grain whiskey made using the world’s rarest continuous cafe distiller. Compared to ordinary grain whiskey, the sweetness derived from the raw materials is more pronounced because of the café method. 1. Manufacturer Nikka Whisky Co. Establishment 1934  Head office location 4-31, Minami-Aoyama 5-chome, …

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[Review] Nikka Coffey Malt

“Nikka Coffey Malt” is a whiskey made using Nikka Whisky’s traditional café-style continuous distillation system (café still). While grain whiskey made in café stills is generally made from corn, Nikka has been challenging to make a new flavored whiskey by distilling barley malt in café stills. 1. Manufacturer Nikka Whisky …

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