Tag: japan

Dec 26

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky – Review

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky 86 Proof Price Point: $55 – $65 for 750 ML Distiller: The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co., Ltd., Japan   Background I really enjoy trying whiskeys from around the world.  I find it fascinating how other cultures interpret the category, and how they put their own spin (and terroir) on what they …

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Oct 18

Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky – Review

Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky 90 Proof Price Point: $55 – $65 for 750 ML Distiller: The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co., Ltd., Japan   Background I’ve been on a bit of a kick lately of purchasing whiskeys just because they are wildly different than the norm.  I recently saw Corsair Quinoa on the shelf, and had to buy …

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Oct 29

Yamazaki 12 Year Old Japanese Whisky – Review

Yamazaki 12 Year Old Japanese Whisky

The Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky Aged 12 Years 86 Proof Price Point: $45-$55 for 750 ML Distiller: Yamazaki Distillery (Produced by Suntory)   Background It isn’t very often that I’m giddy to purchase a whiskey.  My wife will tell you that the second I saw Yamazaki on the shelf of our local liquor store, my eyes lit up.  …

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