Hibiki 12 Year Old Japanese Blended Whiskey

*Sincere thanks to DK & NR from Exposure PR for the sample, and to Suntory's Neyah White for the sage advice. Last month, March, Suntory celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Yamazaki Distillery and the House of Suntory Whisky. Shinjiro Torii founded his first distillery in March of 1923, establishing a whisky-making empire that would … Continue reading Hibiki 12 Year Old Japanese Blended Whiskey

Indian and Japanese Whisky at 18 Reasons

I'll be leading another tasting at 18 Reasons on Monday, July 18th, this time around taking an introductory look at Japanese and Indian whiskies by tasting three expressions each from Suntory and Amrut. While Japan's interesting whisky history is not very long, they are certainly renowned for their version of Scottish stuff...unfortunately, very few are … Continue reading Indian and Japanese Whisky at 18 Reasons