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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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Nikka Whisky Nishinomiya Plant closed.

On February 15, 2022, a reorganization plan for the Asahi Group Japan structure was announced. Not only will the Nikka Whisky Nishinomiya Plant, which is associated with the TV drama “Massan” cease operations in March 2024, but the Asahi Breweries Kanagawa Plant and Asahi Breweries Shikoku Plant will also cease …

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“World Whiskies Awards 2022” Japan Qualifier Results Announcement and List of Award Winners

The World Whiskies Awards, a whisky competition to select the best whisky in each category from among whisky entries from around the world, has announced the results of the preliminary rounds for each country for 2022. In this article, I will introduce the results of the first round in Japan, …

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[Review] Nikka Tsuru (distillery only)

Masataka Taketsuru, the founder of Nikka and known as the “father of Japanese whiskey” , put all his skill and pride into creating this blended whiskey as the culmination of his passion for whiskey, and named it after himself as his last work. A crane stands in the northern land. …

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[High price 10,000 yen or more] 10 recommended Japanese whiskies

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

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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 Yoichi Non-peated

The two new products, Single Malt Yoichi Non-peated and Single Malt Miyagikyo Peated, will be released in 2024.90th anniversary The two products, “Single Malt Yoichi Non-peated” and “Single Malt Miyagikyo Peated,” will be released in 2024 and will focus on the depth of Nikka Whisky’s diverse range of raw materials …

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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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