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dekanta 6th Anniversary Feature: Taketsuru Pure Malt 17 Year Old

The dekanta 6th Anniversary celebrations are rolling on and today we’re looking at another of our favourite Japanese whiskies. Yesterday, we delved into the Yamazaki Distiller’s Reserve, and if you missed that you can catch up by clicking here.  Today, it’s an exceptional blend from Japanese whisky giant, Nikka. The company operates two hugely successful […]

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dekanta 6th Anniversary Feature: Yamazaki Distiller’s Reserve

It’s dekanta’s 6th Anniversary and we’re celebrating by featuring one of our favourite Japanese whiskies every day until June 12th. Yesterday, we looked at the superb Hibiki Harmony – a whisky with no-age-statement but a lot of character – and if you missed that you can catch up right here. Today, we’re looking at another […]

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dekanta 6th Anniversary Feature: The Hibiki Harmony

In celebration of our 6th Anniversary, we’ll be highlighting a different Japanese whisky expression each day for the next 9 days. Each of the expressions we have chosen is iconic in its own right and has played a significant role in getting the Japanese whisky industry to where it is today. To kick things off, […]

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dekanta 6th Anniversary Feature: dekanta Exclusives

Since the founding of dekanta in 2015, we have been delighted to watch our business grow as we ship bottles of top quality whisky to thirsty customers around the world. It has been a pleasure to be at the forefront of the Japanese whisky industry throughout much of its boom and we hope that we […]

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Whisky of the Month For May: Ichiro’s Malt World Blended Whisky 2020

Once again, it’s time for our Whisky of the Month. For May, we’ve selected a bottle that has helped catapult the World Blended Whisky category to the forefront of everyone’s mind, while delighting thousands of noses and palates along the way – it’s the Ichiro’s Malt World Blended Whisky 2020. Ichiro’s and World Blended Whiskies […]

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World Whisky Month Feature: Hombo Mars

It’s week three of World Whisky Month and this week we’re focusing on one of Japan’s premier whisky producers who now operate two distilleries, produce some of the country’s best expressions and are picking up awards with increasing regularity. Of course, it’s Hombo Mars. As an added bonus you’ll be able to make big savings […]

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Whisky of the Month – Amahagan World Malt Edition No.3

We’re nearing the end of April and that means it’s time for our Whisky of the Month. This time, we’ve selected a multi-award-winning expression from one of Japan’s fastest rising distilleries that falls into the ever-growing World Blended Whisky Category – it’s the Amahagan Edition No.3 Mizunara Finish. Hailing from the Nagahama distillery, this fine […]

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5 New Whiskies Worth Writing Home About

2021 has been a relatively slow year for new Japanese whisky releases, partly owing to the on-going whisky shortage, and partly down to distillery closures as a result of Covid-19. However, in the past couple of months we have seen a handful of mouth-watering expressions appear on the market, from fine single malts to unique […]

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World Whiskies Awards 2021 Winners Announced

The World Whiskies Awards winners for 2021 have just been announced and that means it’s time for us to take a look at which expressions the world’s top judges think are the best in their respective categories.  This prestigious competition has been running since way back in 2012 and every year distilleries and producers around […]