Category Archives: Collectible Whisky

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The Best Japanese Whiskies of 2022 So Far…

We’re about halfway through 2022 and in recent months we’ve started seeing some fantastic releases from Japan’s newer and legendary distilleries alike. With that in mind, we felt like this might be a good time to round up the best releases of the year to date. Each of these unique whiskies has been painstakingly created […]

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A Celebration of Sisterhood and Mentorship – The Shimai

Dekanta Anniversary week is coming to end and we’re delighted that you could all join us for the celebrations in which we released an exclusive Kavalan bottling, ran huge sales and toasted dekanta. Now, we’re topping it all off with a stunning new whisky that follows on from last year’s impressive Kyōyū World Blended Whisky […]

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Introducing The dekanta Exclusive Kavalan ex-Bourbon Barrel

Today is a very special day for everyone here at dekanta and our loyal followers around the world – it’s our 7th Anniversary! That means we have been shipping the finest Japanese and Asian whiskies around the world for some time now and we’re happy to say that we have enjoyed every minute. Today, we’re […]

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Review: Whisky – the final edition by Ulf Buxrud

Whisky – the final edition is the latest book from Swedish whisky expert and Keeper of the Quaich, Ulf Buxrud. It details the story behind the most expensive Japanese whisky collection of all time – The Ichiro’s Malt Card Series.  Everyone familiar with Japanese whisky will surely have heard of this legendary series of bottlings […]

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The Best Japanese Whiskies of 2022

We’re almost halfway through what has been a very busy 2022 thus far for Japanese whisky, with a range of exciting new releases popping up from distilleries all over Japan. The whisky landscape in Japan is changing rapidly, with exciting new distilleries joining the old guard, and nearly all of them seem to be producing […]

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Transient Tones For Timeless Spirits: Behind the Scenes

Earlier today, we were delighted to unveil our latest endeavour: Transient Tones For Timeless Spirits – A dekanta LP and we are confident that you’ll enjoy this epic boxset as much as we enjoyed creating it. If you haven’t heard about this superb new sensory experience yet, click here to find out more. Now, in […]

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Essence of Suntory Volume 5: Malt Mania Released

Since its introduction in 2018, the Essence of Suntory series has been hugely popular with Japanese whisky lovers around the world. The four volumes released thus far have offered a fresh, unique take on Japanese whisky, bringing everything from Spanish oak matured Yamazaki to a delicious take on rice whisky. It’s this exciting, eclectic approach […]

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The Best Japanese Whisky Releases Of 2021 So Far

We’re now well over half way through 2021 and Autumn will soon be rolling in. With that in mind, now seems like the perfect time to look back at the best Japanese whisky releases of the year so far.  In recent years, the Japanese whisky landscape has experienced some significant changes, with the introduction of […]

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Kavalan Whisky Dominates at IWSC

In recent weeks we saw the winners of the International Wine & Spirits Competition announced. Founded in 1969, the IWSC has now become the largest international spirits competition in the entire world, and every year distilleries from around the globe vie for coveted medals in a number of categories. Around 250 judges nose, taste and […]

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A Celebration of Friendship & Sharing: The Kyōyū

Today, we’re delighted to announce dekanta’s inaugural world blended whisky, released to celebrate our 6th anniversary and honour the long-standing partnership between Japan and Scotland. It’s a bottling that has been some time in the making and one that we hope you enjoy as much as we do. Presenting, The Kyōyū world blended whisky. A […]