Tag: japanese

Jim Murray’s World Whisky of the Year (2017)

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Whisky connoisseur Jim Murray has released the winners from his 2017 edition of the Whisky Bible. Last year’s choice was a controversial one — Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye — as was the year before that: Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013. Murray’s selection for 2017 will no doubt raise some eyebrows as well, as he named Booker’s Rye 13 Year … Read more

Cocktail Recipe: Japanese Cocktail

Japanese Cocktail

The Japanese Cocktail was created in New York City in 1860 by “Professor” Jerry Thomas to celebrate the occasion of the first Japanese diplomatic mission to the United States. One member of the Japanese delegation, their translator, Tateishi “Tommy” Onojirou, was a bit of a bon vivant, so it makes sense that he would have made … Read more

Whiskey Review: Hakushu 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Hakushu 12 Year Old Single MaltJapanese WhiskyGrade:(Superb)Price: $60 (750ml) Japanese whisky has been steadily growing in popularity in the United States, but I hadn't had the opportunity to try any until recently. After enjoying a glass of Hakushu 12 Year Old, it's clear to see why this whisky is winning so many fans. Similar in style … Read more

2012 World Whisky Awards Winners

Whisky Magazine has announced the winners of the 2012 World Whisky Awards. More than 300 whiskies took part in this prestigious competition, representing a variety of different types of whiskey from around the world. The judges were drawn from the best spirits writers and retailers across the globe, with industry representatives made up of master … Read more