Tag: international whisky

Nikka Yoichi 5 Year Single Cask Whisky – 63/100

Most whisky lovers have heard of Japanese Nikka Distillery. This brand has had a huge effect on the Japanese whisky scene. Founded by the ‘father of Japanese whisky’, Taketsuru Masataka, Nikka was founded in the town of Yoichi in Hokkaido,...

/ September 2, 2011

Amrut Intermediate Sherry Matured Whisky – 87/100

The Amrut Intermediate Sherry Matured is one of many notable single malt whiskies coming out of India. This whisky is unique because, as its name suggests, it spends part of its maturation period in sherry casks. This, of course, changes...

/ August 18, 2011

Belgian Whisky? Can It Be?

If you buy whisky on a regular basis, you are probably used to seeing a handful of countries on the label. Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the United States are generally considered the ‘major league’ players while India, Japan and New...

/ July 18, 2011

Japanese Whisky: A Beginner’s Guide

If you love whisky, especially Scotch, then you have good reason to be interested in Japanese Whisky. Japanese whisky has a unique history and its own set of traditions, but it remains very similar to scotch with a few notable...

/ July 7, 2011